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Things I, as a white sex educator, do to foster inclusivity in this community

On Facebook recently, Mollena asked: “White ?#?SexualityEducators?: what are you doing to actively foster inclusivity? Diversify your audience? Support your Peers of Color?” [link.] I’ve been writing and writing and thinking about all of the things I’ve been reading and digesting around #blacklivesmatter and race and inclusion, and this question got me thinking hard, and […]

Drawn to Comics: Ranking The 40 Coolest Women in Superhero Comic Book Movies

I was really glad I was able to find this many women in superhero comic book movies that I liked.

Are We There Yet? An Interracial Family Visits a Southern Plantation

One of the first things my mother's boyfriend noticed upon waking up Thanksgiving Day, was that all of the rooms were named after prominent confederate soldiers.

RECAP: Lost Girl- Wedding from (Val)Hell(a)

Time to get into the Lost Girl's 5th and final season! read more

Martina Navratilova Marries Long-Time Partner Julia Lemigova in New York

Navratilova said that as a gay woman she just never thought about her wedding day. read more

“This Shit Has Got to Change”: The Autostraddle Interview with Black Lesbian Feminist Legend Barbara Smith

This past Saturday, just a few hours before the Millions March in NYC, I sat down with Barbara Smith, a Black lesbian feminist legend.

Audre Lorde Project Hosts Vigil and Flashmob To “Free Our Sisters, Free Ourselves”

"To be clear, we are not here to change the system. We are here to SHUT IT DOWN."

Homespun Love: Sew a Silky, Lace-Tipped Scarf

This scarf falls on the feminine end of the spectrum and is a good gift for anyone whose idea of gay apparel is pretty and shiny.

Get Baked: Incredibly Easy Spiced Mulled Wine

This is a guide for people who like to drink fancypants alcohol in the winter, but don't actually like to put pants on. (So, probably all of you.)

Last Fall

Can you believe there is only one episode of “The Fall” left? Can you? I can’t. I won’t. I feel like it has been forever since the show started, but it was only five short episodes ago. While last season was a slow boil, this season has been a breathless tight-wire act. Show More Summary

Fun tarot activities to keep you busy over the festive period

Yawn. Hello! I’m writing this at 6am whilst listening to Stef and DeAnne Smith being hilarious and lovely and telling me about the Four Standard Lesbian Looks and it’s that week before Christmas and there is so much to do and my long-lost-love is returning tomorrow and I need to clean and deck out her […]

5 Reasons to Get Involved with Jane the Virgin

The CW's hit new series has a lot to offer! read more

We Played Lindsay Lohan’s “The Price Of Fame” So You Don’t Have To

You know when you were bored in middle school math and you just pressed +1 on a calculator for half an hour? Have I got a game for you!

This Shit Rules: Soft Skin and Rapunzel Hair

Shampoo bars, a life-changing clay mask, and a bunch of things to make your skin shiny and glowing like a spaceship.

WATCH: Is There Such a Thing As a Lesbian Smile? - A Test...

Our research says, sometimes. We don't want to stereotype BUT, is there a slight difference in the way lesbians smile? Contributor: Arielle Scarcella read more

DeAnne Smith’s “Questionable at Best” Asks Stef About J Woww (And Her Personal Brand)

Did you know some people make entire Facebook albums about their adventures at Applebee's?

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