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“Post Traumatic Super Delightful” Uses Laughter To Talk About Campus Sexual Assault

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"Hopefully because this dialogue is happening and we feel like we're on the cusp of this conversation, people will understand how complex it is and how the survivor has no obligation to be what anyone wants them to be."

FRIDAY OPEN THREAD: What Scene Are You Viewing?

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Mountains! Cats! Fake cows! Real cows! Oceans! Cities! Get in here and show us your most scenic views!

Another Heartbreak: Somali-Canadian Trans Woman Sumaya Dalmar Found Dead in Toronto This Weekend

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

In what has already been a year of horrifying violence and tragedy for trans women of color, a young Somali-Canadian trans woman was lost this weekend in Toronto. Sumaya Dalmar, known also as Sumaya Ysl, was found dead on Sunday morning at the age of 26.

Here’s What You Need to Know Before DIY Insemination

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Did you guys know that in many states, if a physician doesn't conduct the insemination, then the parental rights of the sperm donor might not be terminated?

Catwoman is Bisexual, Confirms All of Our Lifelong Crushes

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Catwoman is one of DC's most iconic characters, she's not just a part of comic book culture, she's a part of mainstream American culture. And now we know that she's bisexual.

Cote v. Walmart: First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Workplace Discrimination

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

After racking up hundreds of thousands in debt, three rounds of hospitalization, countless chemo sessions, and many nights’ lost sleep, Jackie and Dee are fighting for their rights (and yours).

Where Oh Where Are the Single Black Lesbians?

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Honestly, while I'm open to diversity in the women that I date, I have found that usually out of 50 quick matches on OKC I might get three black lesbians.

My Weekend Crush

True story. At first it was white and gold. And then it was blue and black. And for a brief second I could see the white and gold again. But then it was back to blue and black. So, long Internet story short, reality does not exist. Nothing matters. Show More Summary

Fool’s Journey: Tell Your Story with the Queer Tarot Project

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

We all have stories to tell. Stories about coming out. Stories about first loves. Stories about discrimination, liberation, escape, self-acceptance, pride, shame, faith, joy, regret, being lost, being found and so much more. The Queer Tarot Project is a place to share these stories through the medium of tarot.

Of Course Stormer and Kimber are Gay: A Recap of Jem and the Holograms’ Truly Outrageous Lesbianism

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Stormer and Kimber will be a couple in the new Jem and the Holograms comic book, but they were kind of already a couple in the '80s cartoon.

12 TV Stars Of The ’80s and ’90s Who Turned Out To Be Lesbian, Bisexual or Otherwise Totally Queer

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

I woke up this morning with a burning desire to talk about Tori from "Saved by The Bell." Did you wake up wanting to talk about Mama Keaton or Darlene Conner? I bet you did.

The Fosters Episode 217 Recap: Hard Knock Life

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Stef and Lena agree to let Callie go, and Rosie's got a brand new house.

Autostraddle Grown-Ups Mini-Survey: If You’re 29 Or Older, You’ve Gotta Take This Survey For Us

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

If you're 29 or older and you've got 15 minutes then you've got time to get in here and take this survey!

Also.Also.Also: I Told You Rats Were Your Friends and Other Stories We Missed

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Activism in the age of celebrity worship, the new Ghostbusters might actually be scary, KFC is making my dreams come true, does PBS and diversity in indie films, video game breasts and a brief discussion of my root. All this and more, in today's AAA!

You Need Help: Was Breaking Up A Mistake?

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

In which we try to determine whether a questioner's recent breakup was the right move, or whether they should try to rectify it.

VIDEO: Kristin Russo’s New Web Series “First Person” Tells LGBT Stories

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The web series, which premiered Thursday, will give the queer community space to tell its own stories about gender, sexuality and more.

Being Lesbian While Black & How Five African Women Saved My Life

3 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

There's just something about feeling inauthentic, impossible and insignificant that really makes life a burden, and that's where I was for years. I was sick of living and wavered between a fear of and desire for death. I'm better these years; so far so good. I'm still here, I'm Rwandese, I'm queer and these are my mentors.

Playlist: Witch Vibes

4 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Live fast, die young. Bad Witches do it well.

SGALGG: Oscars Edition

Where there is an award show there will always be Straight Gals Acting Like Gay Gals. These Oscars are, of course, no different. I mean when you seat Jennifer Lopez next to Meryl Streep, what were you expecting? Jennifer Lopez & BeyoncéFine, if JLo had to trade in Meryl for any other snuggle partner, I guess Queen Bey is an OK substitute. Show More Summary

Bitch Slap

So I get that “The Slap” is supposed to be a big prestige drama. It’s got a ton of recognizable stars like Uma Thurman and Thandie Newton and Spock and that bad guy from “Boys Don’t Cry.” Plus it’s directed by out filmmaker Lisa Cholodenko of “High Art” and “The Kids Are All Right” fame. Show More Summary

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