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The Kyriarchy Is Killing Us: Survey Says LGBT Women Poorer, Less Healthy Than Everyone Else

5 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Recently-released survey results from the Gallup Well-Being Project spotlighted the differences between LGBT and non-LGBT men and women's physical, social, financial, and community well-being, and they didn't paint a pretty picture for LGBT women across geographic and demographic lines.

Black Advocates Address Stigma, Discrimination Around Breastfeeding and Black Motherhood

7 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"Black motherhood and bodily autonomy has been historically undermined and often robbed from Black women in numerous ways. From this country's first visions of us as wild oversexed Jezebels able to easily produce the next generationShow More Summary

Out executive producer Joni Lefkowitz dishes on Season 1B of “Chasing Life”

9 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Joni teases what's in store for Brenna and Greer in the back half of the season. The post Out executive producer Joni Lefkowitz dishes on Season 1B of “Chasing Life” appeared first on

Revealing yourself in a new relationship

9 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

How honest should you be? The post Revealing yourself in a new relationship appeared first on

PHOTOS: History Made at Michigan Pride, Mark Schauer Shows Support at Rally

9 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

It is more than marriage. It is about the great work we are doing on everything else, because we want to win all the battles. We need all the things!

Five Rad LGBT Artifacts You Can Find at the Smithsonian

11 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The Smithsonian's LGBT collection isn't all-encompassing, but it still has some awesome stuff!

Vacation Vixen: Jennifer Lawrence

To the fucknut who hacked Jennifer Lawrence (and other famous women’s) phone and stole TOTALLY PERSONAL, TOTALLY PRIVATE photos and then posted them all over the Internet: Fuck you, you worthless excuse for a fucking human being. We live in such a fucked up world sometimes. Show More Summary

Iggy Azalea has fun with females during her stage show

17 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

The rapper loves to celebrate women, but she doesn't want fans to think she's faking bisexual. The post Iggy Azalea has fun with females during her stage show appeared first on

Let’s Talk About Bleeding While Butch

I have always had very heavy periods. Lots of blood, serious cramps that vary from keeping me flat on my back watching movies until I can stand up again to drugging myself heavily to throwing up from the pain. They’ve always been very regular (which is one of the things that rules out PCOS), and […]

NSFW Lesbosexy Sunday Is Having Too Much Sex To Make A Clever Headline

Feminist porn, threesomes, right-wing sex myths, Magic Wands and more.

Mary Lambert, Natasha Lyonne, and The Gaymers Are Fighting for Trans Students this Sunday Funday

Students at Mount Holyoke speak up for trans inclusion, GaymerX becomes GX3 to make an important point, gay marriage moves forward in Florida, and Natasha Lyonne and Mary Lambert give us a lot of media worth waiting for. Oh, and an elephant dances with a ribbon.

Emojli Is Here, Probably We Should All Download It

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

I received a text from my fiancée with just the word "EMOJLI." The caps were hers, not mine. But they do reflect how I felt. Maybe the caps are also mine, then. Maybe they are also everyone's.

We Won A Thing: Texas Judge Throws Out Parts Of Restrictive Abortion Law

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

In his ruling today, Judge Lee Yeakel didn't mince words when he explained his decision to strike down a requirement that clinics meet the standards of ambulatory surgical center.

California Passes Affirmative Consent Bill; Rape Apologists Retreat Into Fantasy

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Rape culture dictates that along with proving that they were raped, survivors must also prove that they fought "hard enough" to stop it. This bill could help.

FRIDAY OPEN THREAD: This Is The Welcome Wagon for Your New Contributing Editors

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

We've added some new faces to our ranks here at Autostraddle recently, including five new Contributing Editors. Rather than letting y'all slowly get to know each other, we're gonna cut to the chase right here, right now. This is a no-holds-barred space for familiarizing yourself with our newest shining stars.

The Comment Awards Are A Mystery Of Time and Space

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Samira Wiley, dogs being brilliant and gay lightyears. Also, have you guys heard of this thing called brunch?

You Need Help: How To Let Her Down Easy

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

What to do when you're just not that into the girl you've been dating.

The A+ Bee, Issue Three: Take A Chance On Bee

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Artisanally crafted by Chelsey and Grace in their Easy Bake Oven that they UPS back and forth from Ohio to California, this Bee is rich in antioxidants and brunch pictures!

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