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Op-ed: In Defense of Taylor Swift and Why the Hate Is Just Plain Sexist

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

Swift is a successful young woman and a terrific philanthropist, so why so much unending hate? read more

Straight People Think Your Gay PDA is Gross, Study Finds

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

A new study examines straight attitudes towards the rights of queer couples. There's broad support for things like hospital visitation, but still a lot of discomfort with public same-gender smooching.

AfterEllen at the Out100: Samira Wiley, Mary Lambert, Hannah Hart and more

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

The red carpet was freezing but the stars were hot. The post AfterEllen at the Out100: Samira Wiley, Mary Lambert, Hannah Hart and more appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Things I Read That I Love #154: Hides Junk Food All Over Her Bedroom

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Topics include international development, Chris Rock, My Little Ponies, water parks, Asian-Americans on TV, the gay wing of the LA County jail, writing POC and MOAR!

Catey Shaw’s “Night Go Slow” music video is sexy and Sapphic

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Just two girls skipping town together in 1950s. The post Catey Shaw’s “Night Go Slow” music video is sexy and Sapphic appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

The AfterEllen.com Huddle: What we are thankful for in lesbian pop culture this year

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Ellen Page, "Carmilla" and more. The post The AfterEllen.com Huddle: What we are thankful for in lesbian pop culture this year appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Played Out: Girlpool and other gay girl-approved artists

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

It's our weekly playlist for your suggested listening. The post Played Out: Girlpool and other gay girl-approved artists appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Holigay Gift Guide 2014: Support These Queer and Feminist Causes In The Name of Someone Rad

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Making donations in people's names can connect your family or other important people in your life with issues that you care about.

Liz and Mel face each other again in the “RED” webseries finale

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Mel can no longer hide her feelings for Liz. The post Liz and Mel face each other again in the “RED” webseries finale appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

How “48 Hours” handled female-on-female rape in “Kristen’s Secret”

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

The true crime show tackles female to female rape in this true story about a student's abuse at the hands of a teacher. The post How “48 Hours” handled female-on-female rape in “Kristen’s Secret” appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Morning Brew – “Glee” gets a Season 6 premiere date

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : After Ellen

Plus Michelle Rodriguez is taking a year off and more. The post Morning Brew – “Glee” gets a Season 6 premiere date appeared first on AfterEllen.com.

Obama Rolls Out Plan For Executive Action On Immigration; The Struggle Continues

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Is the President's plan enough? As long as there are people whose lives and families are in the US remain vulnerable to deportation, is not enough, but it is something, and it is the result of the hard work of thousands of activists who have put everything on the line to make their presence known as undocumented and immigrant Americans who deserve rights and dignity.

My Weekend Crush

Yes. That is all. Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes. YAAAAASSSSS.

Long Live the Butch: Leslie Feinberg & the Trans Day of Remembrance

I sit in shock at my desk, though I knew it was coming, knew Leslie Feinberg was sick, and know how deadly lyme disease can be is. I sit feeling the shock of grief: Leslie Feinberg died this past weekend. And today is the Trans Day of Remembrance, and that of itself gets me all […]

NYC's LGBT Center's 17th Annual Women's Event Honors Gloria Steinem and Deborah J. Glick

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

The event raised more than $320,000 for the Center's programs and services. read more

Top 5 Things We Learned From This Week's American Horror Story: Freak Show

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

That face tattoo you wanted as a kid? Think again. Contributor: Rebekah Allen read more

Also.Also.Also: Hijack Your Family’s Thanksgiving and Other Stories We Missed

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

How the media writes women of color, Thanksgiving things to read, lists of women and songs, Brittani Nichols, divorce, cultural appropriation in the birthing community, the importance of educating and also scaring children, milk crates, sea stars, unicorns, Stef possums, and a cover of "America" that legit made me cry this morning.

Jacqueline Woodson, Ursula LeGuin Reign Triumphant at the 65th National Book Awards

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Out black lesbian Jacqueline Woodson wins in youth fiction, sci-fi gender pioneer Ursula LeGuin takes home an award for distinguished contributions to American letters and skewers capitalism and Lemony Snicket ruins the mood with racist jokes.

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