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Trans People Are More Racially Diverse Than the General Population, New Study Finds

3 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

A new study finds trans people are less likely to be white and more likely to be Latinx or Black compared to the U.S. population.

Law, Labels and Justice: A Look into Cape Town’s Triangle Project and South Africa’s Gay Community

4 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"There is no postcolonial understanding of the movement. The gay movement is part of South African society, so the problems ailing everyone else mirrors the problems in the movement. Just because I'm gay, I'm not divorced from racism. Just because I'm gay, I'm not divorced from being poor. I'm all of those things."

Feelings Rookie: Overwhelmed By Everything

6 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

This is about what we as individuals can tolerate comfortably before we’re pushed into emotional discomfort. We try to live in this comfort zone, but that’s impossible, because we’re human beings and rarely fit in any sort of box until we’re dead and literally lying in one.

Superqueero Roundup Recap: Maggie Sawyer And Alex Danvers Walk Into A Gaylien Bar

7 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

President Wonder Woman is ushering in the matriarchy like National City is Paradise Island!

View From The Top: Tender-Hearted Dom

8 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

When you want your partner to be strong, dominant, demanding and strict, "What do you need right now? Can I make you a sandwich? Let’s watch your favorite movie!" is not a sexy reaction.

Some Recent Priorities

10 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"FRUIT —> bananas, many avocados, etc."

Top 9 Human Remains I’ve Witnessed

10 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

9. Vial of one year's worth of eye boogers from a couple at the Museum of Natural & Artificial Ephemerata.

Drawn to Comics: Get Pulled into Orbit By Tillie Walden’s Teen Space Webcomic “On A Sunbeam”

10 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Walden is far and away one of the best cartoonists working today. She crafts such simple stories and images, but they hold in themselves universes of feeling, emotion and meaning. On a Sunbeam has one of the most interesting and compelling future worlds and character rosters of any comic I'm reading right now.

Every President Dance Now

Two weeks. Two. Weeks. TWO WEEKS. I think that deserves a dance break. Get it, Hillary. GET IT.

Make Your Own Tarot Card Pouch (That Doubles as a Spread Cloth!)

This no-sewing-machine-necessary pouch can be unfolded to reveal a soft and supple reading mat — perfect for the cardslinger on the go. It’ll take less than an hour to sew up and will be the envy of everyone in your coven.

Also.Also.Also: LGBT-Friendly Cities Would Like Your Attention and Other Stories for the Week

GBBO hot takes, grief, Leslie Jones, DAPL update, gay lotería, Eileen Myles, Suicide Kale is a big fucking deal, Chely Wright, LGBT-friendly cities, Hannah Hart, and so much more!

Aesthetic Rising: Your Astrological Fashion Forecast Featuring Libra and Scorpio

You can wear this GET IT TOGETHER t-shirt on days when you're Scorpin' Out.

30 Ways To Eat Honey Because Honey Is Delicious

The best honey in the world comes from this one roadside honey stand in PEI that works on the honour system (spelled with a “u” because Canada). It tastes like fresh ocean sunshine. It tastes like happiness. Other honey is okay too I guess.

You Have a Very Fluid Torso

Kittens! You deserve this. This has been a hell of a year. But the year’s real revelation – other than that we’re on the cusp of having our first woman president – is Kate McKinnon. Granted, Kate and Hillary’s fates have become a bit intertwined. Show More Summary

Sunday Funday Just RSVP’ed To Your Lesbian Wedding

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

A lot of celebrities wore purple for you this week, ALI GOT MARRIED and so did 53 lesbian couples in Provincetown, folks from Indonesia to Arkansas are speaking up for LGBT rights, and more good gay news!

NSFW Sunday Is Sexting Against Shame

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

How sexting can help with multiple areas of your sexuality, how kinky people are less likely to victim-blame, the rise of STIs and more.

Virtual Cycling: Ride Your Bike Without Leaving Your House

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

There are tons of great training apps out there for everything from yoga to running, but when Ali asked me what gadgets I’m into lately, I couldn’t help but gush about a virtual bike trainer I’d come across recently.

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