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The Comment Awards Invents Time Machine

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

This week we've got feelings about the election, Supergirl and Erin. Need we say more?

Noony Norwood Becomes the 23rd Trans Woman We Know Of Killed In This Tragic, Violent Year

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Attention and action around the epidemic of deadly violence towards trans women of color is more important now than ever, as we'll only see it heightened in the coming months.

Mike Pence Will Buy Me My Lesbian Vampire Themed Tampons

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

The government should already be buying me my tampons, but they're not, and so Mike Pence will.

Lez Liberty Lit: Wonder Woman for President

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Literary ASMR, exclamation points and emoji, queer retellings as reclamation, Zadie Smith, recordings of Black women poets and more.

Learn Basic Embroidery With These Essential Stitches

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"I get a real sense of satisfaction from making something cute and domestic, just a bit deviant. Whether it's a cake piped with 'Happy Fucking Birthday' or a set of kitchen towels with embroidered ball gags and whips — I just can't get enough."

Today

Forgive me. Today I cannot find the words. I hurt and I know you do, too. Be good to each other. Be kind whenever you can. Now we pick ourselves up and we keep trying. It’s the only thing we can do. It’s the only way we can ever cha...

We Grieve, and Then We Get to Work

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

It's heartbreaking to know that this is the country we live in — that this is the country we've lived in all along. But the fact that this is the country we've lived in all along and that we're here to read this means that we've survived it so far, and that the tools to keep surviving in it are at our hands.

Post-Election Liveblog and Open Thread: We Love You And We Will Never Stop Fighting For You

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Hear me: We love you. You are not alone. All hope is not lost. We will face this uncertain and terrifying future together. We will never stop fighting. We will never give up. You are our family and we will never give up.

Foolish Child #9: Co-Parenting For Nerds (Of Color)

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Welcome to Foolish Child, a biweekly comic series by our new cartoonist, Dickens! 

Hate Trumps Love

The simple truth is, hate won.There’s no way to sugarcoat this. There’s no silver lining. There’s no way to take away this terrible, terrible reality. Hate won.Whites so thoroughly repudiated people of color. Men so thoroughly repudiated women. Show More Summary

Drawn to Comics: Annie Mok’s “No Exit” Will Make Your Heart Stronger

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Mok fills each panel of her comics with so much emotion and power that reading them is a full body experience, taking you to a place either you've never been before or a place that's all too familiar.

“Supergirl” Episode 205 Recap: Welcome To The Team, Danvers!

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

From the beginning, Supergirl has been fundamentally about three things: Women, love, and hope — and knowing how much strength is in each of those three things. Alex's story is no different. Our story is no different.

View From The Top: Tops Have Limits, Too

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"I knew she wanted it, I trusted her to know she could take what she asked for, and I wanted to give her what she wanted. But I couldn’t do it."

Feelings Rookie: A Canyon of Grief

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

My problem with grief is its general shape. Grief is somehow both slippery and sharp, rolling over you with sadness then sneakily attacking your soft underbelly with its claws.

A+ Inbox LIVE! #15: You’re Already In Pretty Deep

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Moving in with your girlfriend after just one year (even when you have an ominous feeling about it maybe), dating someone significantly shorter than you, and the politics behind not commenting on our political posts but definitely commenting on our cookie posts. It's a podcast!

2016 Election Day Liveblog and Open Thread: Oh God It’s Really Happening

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Let's be with each other on this most harrowing of days to follow updates as they come in and support each other as we drag ourselves across the finish line of this election cycle.

Liquor In The Autumn Evening: Spiked Mulled Cider for Two

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Cozy boozy cider for you and your date person or your best friend or your mom or whoever IT'S PROPER FALL COCKTAIL TIME!

I Believe That She Will Win

“I believe that she will win!I believe that she will win!” https://t.co/DhNoz11ARV — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 8, 2016 Well, the campaign is finally over. Now it is up to us. A couple quick reminders, my fellow voters:-...Show More Summary

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