All Blogs / Society & Culture / LGBT / Lesbian / Popular


My Weekend Crush

We deserve this. We really do. After this long, infernal week filled with horrors no one should ever have to experience for our community, we deserve this. We deserve a show that celebrates the glorious spectrum of human otherness. The attack in Orlando was, indeed, an attack on LGBT people. Show More Summary

Things I Read That I Love #204: Her Boob Is So Soft It Makes Velvet Feel Like Splinters.

Topics include Kim Kardashian, Hillary Clinton, the (formerly) most liberated woman in America, Blac Chyna, LinkedIn, sex crimes and more. The post Things I Read That I Love #204: Her Boob Is So Soft It Makes Velvet Feel Like Splinters. appeared first on Autostraddle.

So You Want to Fuck an Able-Bodied Person

For the disabled among us, meet-cutes and the events that follow aren’t so simple to orchestrate. Need a refresher on the rules of engagement? There’s no need to go it alone! The post So You Want to Fuck an Able-Bodied Person appeared first on Autostraddle.

The Comment Awards Wants To Hug Everyone

We've got feelings on Orlando, bisexuals, love and so much more! The post The Comment Awards Wants To Hug Everyone appeared first on Autostraddle.

Also. Also. Also: Latina Superhero La Boriqueña Stands With Orlando and Other Stories for Your Weekend

"I need a hero! I'm holding out for La Boriqueña 'til the end of the night!" Also, a Broadway benefit for Orlando, a secret feminist society, #QueerSelfLove, the Dream Defenders go to Israel and Palestine, the top five feminist conspiracies, and the Canadian national anthem gets a gender update. The post Also. Show More Summary

OPEN THREAD: Poussey Washington Has My Heart; Who Has Yours?

How have you been taking care of yourself this week? How far into the season are you? Get in here and tell me everything. The post OPEN THREAD: Poussey Washington Has My Heart; Who Has Yours? appeared first on Autostraddle.

Democrats Force Vote on Gun Control as Republicans Block Vote for LGBT Employment Protections

Votes on gun control and a failure to vote on LGBT employment protections, more news in the aftermath of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, reading the Stanford rape victim's letter in Congress, and more. The post Democrats Force Vote on Gun Control as Republicans Block Vote for LGBT Employment Protections appeared first on Autostraddle.

Moments Like These (Where People Are Repulsed By My Existence)

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Like the time we got kicked out of a restaurant mid-meal by the owner because of a kiss. The post Moments Like These (Where People Are Repulsed By My Existence) appeared first on Autostraddle.

Follow Your Arrow: Coach Elizabeth Cooper on Grounding Her Business in Self Care

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"An integral part of my business is to create and cultivate positive, meaningful, supportive relationships with everybody from my clients to my colleagues, people I'm renting space from, potential clients, etc. It's important to me that...Show More Summary

Relevant To Your Interests: Cooperative Boardgames for Tough Times

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Some of these boardgames have individual winners at the end, some don't, but all allow you to band together for a short time and take on a much more manageable enemy than "hate," "the patriarchy," and "the rest of the whole damn world." The post Relevant To Your Interests: Cooperative Boardgames for Tough Times appeared first on Autostraddle.

Dead Ringer

[Orphan Black Spoilers, sweeties]So, I don’t know about you, but after last week’s “Orphan Black” ended I spent the next 15 minutes screaming and rewinding the last 30 seconds. And then screaming and rewinding the last 30 seconds. So, yes, Delphine is back. Show More Summary

I scream, we all scream

Hey, is it OK if I just scream for 7 minutes? Yep. That’s exactly where I am, America. Well, Democratic Senator Chris Murphy did for over 14 hours. So, you know, why the hell not?

“Escúchame For Orlando” Lets LGBTQ Latinxs Share Their Voice On The Pulse Shooting

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Escúchame for Orlando is "a place for queer Latinxs to come together and let our voices be heard about the massacre in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. This is an anonymous space because whether you're out to the whole world, or justShow More Summary

Not Quite There Yet: Safety and Progress In Light of the Pulse Shooting

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"The morning after the horrific shooting, and the days that followed, I understood part of my father’s fear. Animosity towards LGBTQ people has not gone the way of black and white T.V. sets, phone booths, or travel by horse and carriage. Show More Summary

Queer Latinxs Share Love, Rage, Sadness and Strength For Our Family Lost in Orlando

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Here are just a few of the many, many LGBTQ Latinxs in our community who are speaking up and speaking out to make sure that queer Latinxs are not erased. The post Queer Latinxs Share Love, Rage, Sadness and Strength For Our Family Lost in Orlando appeared first on Autostraddle.

Notes From A Queer Engineer: What’s the Most Effective Gun Control Strategy?

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

If we allow gun violence to continue blighting communities of color, we have failed. But if we enact gun control measures that aid the police state in criminalizing Black and brown bodies, we have also failed. The post Notes From A Queer Engineer: What’s the Most Effective Gun Control Strategy? appeared first on Autostraddle.

No Filter: Oh God Tegan And Sara Are Ruining My Life In These Masks

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Also, the cast of Orange Is The New Black are being extra adorable, Demi Lovato is on the warpath and Ruby Rose maybe has a new girlfriend. The post No Filter: Oh God Tegan And Sara Are Ruining My Life In These Masks appeared first on Autostraddle.

Pop Culture Fix: “Orange is The New Black” S4 Promises Delightful Poussey and Soso Situation

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"Orange is the New Black" is almost here and spoilers and (tepid) reviews abound! Also: transgender visibility on TV, Whitney Houston, and the Lifetime remake of Mother May I Sleep With Danger With a Lesbian Vampire Twist. The post Pop Culture Fix: “Orange is The New Black” S4 Promises Delightful Poussey and Soso Situation appeared first on Autostraddle.

PHOTOESSAY: LA Pride and Vigil

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

As one speaker said, ‘a federal official suggested that maybe it was best to cancel the festivities - we said back, maybe you don’t know who we are.' We stand up, fight hate, and spread love. The post PHOTOESSAY: LA Pride and Vigil appeared first on Autostraddle.

Black Trans Woman Goddess Diamond Is The 12th Trans Person Murdered in the U.S. This Year

2 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"She was very loved, and was very kind," her co-worker told a New Orleans newspaper. "And that's what makes this more difficult. In addition to losing a friend, we lost an LGBT leader." The post Black Trans Woman Goddess Diamond Is The 12th Trans Person Murdered in the U.S. This Year appeared first on Autostraddle.

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC