It’s the most wonderful time of year so let’s spend it with our chosen family!
Work AND leave my house? Eat well AND go to bed on time? Hang out with other people AND also myself? How do you even do that? (No really, I’m actually asking you.)
We’re discussing We Were Witches and sharing a brilliant interview with author Ariel Gore. Come join Autostraddle Book Club – the comments are wide open and we wanna hear everything you’ve got to say about this book.
“Can confirm bisexuality to be even more luxurious than a fancy tin can.”
Doppelgängers, toxic workplaces (so many to choose from!), Trump’s impeachment, did you cry about Stranger Things 2?, California’s turning all its kids gay probably, and so much more!
Vegetarian with allergies to nuts, coconuts, and sesame seeds? Well Julia Turshen has a delicious warm dessert (or breakfast!) for you!
I changed. But it was a gradual process, in the way a forest becomes stone. Petrified forest of a body.
“What a great city.”
“And then she told us there was another child — a baby — at a nearby hospital. Were we interested? We said yes even though we had a thousand questions and just as many concerns (why was he in the hospital? Where were his birth parents? Who was holding him when he cried?). That baby turned out to be our son.”
Kyle’s created a full Friendsgiving menu that accommodates about a dozen dietary restrictions, and she’s used an impressive graphing system to make it happen.
This Sunday is the day Kat Sandoval swaggers onto your teevee!
There are lots of great things about being a queer nerd, but maybe the best is that you get to be friends with other queer nerds. They’re really the best people. And they make great merch.
How to clean your decanter. Why you might use a decanter. Which decanters you should expressly not use.
‘Tis the season to get cute and cozy.
What self-respecting lesbian turns down a chance to sit in the same room as Rachel Maddow or Lana Winters?
“That noise you hear is very excited science-y squealing.”
Plus: queer women are working hard not to become collateral damage as men in Hollywood fall like dominoes to sexual assault stories, women and POC directed more TV than ever this year, these adorable lesbian hockey players and their baby, and news on The Handmaid’s Tale’s return.
I know this will come as a shock, but I don’t do well with emotional conflict.
Also, Gaby Dunn meets a horse and Demi Lovato is having a swell time.
These are all gifts made by women and queer people, each one personally hand-crafted or designed, that you can gift to the discerning artist types in your life.