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Homespun Love: Mix Up a Batch of Oatmeal Stout Soap

This project mixes a science, art, and a whole lot of oil to make twelve bubbly bars of soap.

10 Examples of Women We Love Giving the Best Hugs for National Hug Day

It's National Hug Day, and these women prove that hugging is not only good for you, but you can look good doing it. read more

How To Be A Girl Who Dates Girls: Your Syllabus For Lesbian Dating 101

How to pick up chicks, how to escape your terrible date, how to handle rejection, how to effectively fight with your girlfriend — we've got so much advice for y'all.

Rebel Girls: Why You Need Barbara Smith and “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around”

These shouldn't be revelations. These should be the frameworks of our revolution.

State of the Union: These 3 Words Were Used For First Time Ever

Three groups of people had never before been mentioned explicitly in a State of the Union address. read more

State of the Union 2015: Instagram, LGBT Shoutout, and a Dysfunctional Tight-Knit Family

"Last night President Obama addressed the nation on a number of pressing issues ranging from Instagram to middle-class economics to the fact that climate change exists."

Autostraddle is Nominated for GLAAD’s Outstanding Blog of the Year — Again!

Lumberjanes got a nod, too! And for the first time ever, nine out of ten nominated TV dramas feature queer women!

You Need Help: You (Want to Be) Too Sexy for Your Shirt

You can do a super hot striptease for your girlfriend even if you are not, in fact, a Pussycat Doll.

Pic of the Day: Cara Delevigne Rocks Menswear for DKNY

Proving it's hard to bring sexy back when it never left. Contributor: Lianna Carrera read more

Sleater-Kinney and Broad City Compare “Vag Badges,” Tell You What to Read, Watch and Listen To

Seriously Carrie Brownstein could tell me to buy her dinner and I'd be like "No problem Carrie Brownstein. I'm a little tight for cash right now but you get that steak tartare."

On Wednesday We Wear Ruby

Stella Carlin. Learn that name. Learn it well. Because come this summer Piper and Alex are gonna be all over Stella Carlin. Probably. But, hey, can you blame them. New of Ruby Rose’s casting for the upcoming third season of “Orange Is the New Black” was welcome for several reasons. Show More Summary

Op-ed: Make 2015 the Last Year of the White Guy Oscars

I am not alone in my simmering rage about how male the Oscars are this year. And every year. read more

You Need Help: Is It A Fine Bromance?

What do you do when your girlfriend has a secret bromance with a girl you once wanted to romance?

The Fosters Episode 213 Recap: The Great Wall of Body Pillows

Lena and Stef's gaggle of children make it impossible for them to get their scissor on. Again.

On the Front Lines: Alternative Forms of Protesting Police Violence

Alternative forms of protest are necessary to make activism accessible. Sometimes, they're even more effective at creating change than a permitted march.

The Fosters Recap: Mid-Season Premiere is Hip Hoppin', Heart Stoppin', and Custody Battlin'!

The Fosters is back and it's more intense than ever! Contributor: Rebekah Allen read more

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