Crystal’s Team Pick: Shop at Borders December 1,... →
In support of World AIDS Day tomorrow, Borders is donating up to 25% of all online and in-store purchases to Lifebeat (Music Fights HIV). It’s a good excuse to get your holiday gift shopping done…
How much of a turn off are quite bad stretch marks...
listen grasshopper: listen almost every grown woman has stretch marks. including me and you and almost everyone we know. also, the blue-black stretch marks i had on my ass as a teenager have faded perfectly white in a few years. and the ones on my ‘chest’ have literally disappeared. but srsly. who cares. you grew. it happens. there’s an ani difranco lyric, i got highways for...
if colors were flavors what do you think would be...
laneia Ask Riese anything
Is Autostraddle a love letter too, then? And don't...
No, it isn’t I think it’s a million people sitting in a room talking about things that matter, funny things stuff like that Ask Riese anything
she said she liked me..and then said we should...
yes if she wants you then she should break up with her girlfriend and then come to your livingspace perhaps unannounced and when she hugs you, you will hesitate at first and then hug her back and then she should say, “i’m all yours,” and then you can spoon for as long as that lasts. in the meantime, don’t ever expect the aforementioned situation to ever happen. move...
DADT Survey Results Are In: Gays Won’t Mess Up the... →
The survey is in! Guess what? We were totally right. John McCain says it’s the wrong survey and also, he ate his meat so why hasn’t he gotten is pudding and also he wasn’t invited to Gates’ birthday…
Minecraft Review: Down the Rabbit Hole and Back... →
Minecraft is all of your favorite things rolled into one affordable, compact package that gets hardlined right into your dopamine receptors and it stays there forever, I’m not joking.
Laura’s Team Pick: The Joy of Stats →
Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card.
Effing Dykes Presents: What Lies Beneath (Her... →
Krista from Effing Dykes has a cautionary tale of lesbian sexy for you. Are you ready? I don’t think you’re ready.
A great girl who i REALLY like just had her heart...
ask riese Ask Laneia anything
I broke her heart. How do I get her back?
i don’t think you can ever really get someone back after you’ve broken their heart. you can maybe get a version of her, but you’ve changed her. this has changed her. Ask Laneia anything
How much of a turn off are quite bad stretch marks...
i’m 5’3” 108 lbs. gained 60 lbs with each pregnancy (that’s twice, if you’re keeping score) yeah, i’ve got stretch marks babe. in my experience, people care about them around this much: 0 Ask Laneia anything
Laneia’s Team Pick: Amos Mac Shoots People →
Excuse Adam Lambert While He Kisses the Sky (and,... →
Remember that time you got high and watched Adam Lambert’s E! True Hollywood story and had a lot of feelings about gender, boy-on-boy onstage kissing, the history of counterculture/glam rock,…
This is a Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Megapost In Which... →
The endless onslaught of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell posts may actually come to an end in the near future, as the policy will hopefully be decided once and for all this week. We have the details, as well as…
When I make love I take my whole life in my hands, the damage and the pride, the...– Dorothy Allison via Autostraddle — NSFW Sunday Knows All The Things She Said About Lesbian Sex
I love butch women because no one else would ever have reached into that...– Carol Queen viaAutostraddle — NSFW Sunday Knows All The Things She Said About Lesbian Sex
My name is Leia and it is pronounced "Lee-uh" like...
i am the empress of letting things slide Ask Laneia anything
what does that say about me? that even my own...
nothing. it says nothing about you. you say things about you. Ask Laneia anything
how do i tell her that i think she is rather...
probably just say that but like, naked Ask Laneia anything
i feel sad.
we’ve discussed this: Twilight (or Goonies) + pad thai (or any stir-fry situation) orrrrr read a book orrrrr blow up my formspring or you could make some brownies. that would be sweet. do you have any little old ladies you could go sit with for a while? sometimes i think my life would be a hell of a lot more complete if i had a little old lady nearby. you know? Ask Laneia...
Do you know of any good "guide-to-lesbian-sex"...
Cleis Press is where you want to go http://www.cleispress.com/ namely the Whole Lesbian Sex Book http://www.cleispress.com/book_page.php?book_id=117 they also carry guides to cunnilingus and anal stuff. i think i have a guide to cunnilingus around here somewhere, actually. i think i’ve hidden it on the top shelf of my bookcase. hm. Ask Laneia anything
I think my brother likes/flirts with the girl I...
punch him. Ask Laneia anything
when ur lady friend used to text msg u like crazy...
normally i’d say “just ask her” b/c i think honesty and forthrightness is important, but i’ve learned that i’m possibly the last person on earth who believes that, so i’d say go with your instincts. does it feel over? it’s probably over. Ask Laneia anything
i met a boy i like, laneia, and i'm not sure what...
you should definitely see what happens. who gives a shit what the lesbians think. seriously. Ask Laneia anything
Carolyn’s Team Pick: Pixar’s Mad Scientists Say... →
“Not everybody is Kurt on Glee.”
What are your feelings on lingerie football? Is it...
in general these days; a job is a job, and women can do whatever they want with their bodies right, probs more fun than lingerie modeling. however i don’t like super-fancygirly lingerie (on other people) or football. throw in some chicken wings and tony hawk and you’ve got my worst fucking nightmare. that being said, this doesn’t sound like a half-naked game of football, this...
she only wants me when she's drunk. i know i...
see except the thing is … you do. p.s. really, you do Ask Riese anything
NSFW Sunday Knows All The Things She Said About... →
“I go to bed like I used to go to karate.”
Heterosexual Supremacist Thinks Lesbians in the... →
The Daily Caller invokes gender essentialism, penis power, and insane logic to argue that gay men should be excluded from the military but lesbians should be allowed in. So that all the remaining…
One day, standing in the river with my flyrod, I’ll have the courage to...– Jim Harrison
20 Album Reviews. 300 Words. Includes Girl Talk,... →
There have been SO MANY new albums released this month. I ran out of time for multiple listens and proper sentences, so instead here are my very first impressions communicated in a series of highly…
Every Silver Lining Has a Touch of Gay →
This Sunday Funday we take time to sit back and reflect on how sometimes there are perks to being second-class citizens, like the time you got stood up for dinner but that way you got to watch the…
The more I live the more I think two people together is a miracle.– Adrienne Rich, XVII, Love Poems, via Achtung Baby!: Quotes Archives
From "Listening" by Grace Paley
Listen, Faith, why don’t you tell my story? You’ve told everybody’s story but mine. I don’t even mean my whole story, that’s my job. You probably can’t. But I mean you’ve just omitted me from the other stories, and I was there. In the restaurant and the train, right there. Where is Cassie? Where is my life? It’s been women and men, women and men,...
The cast of Glee is full of characters that are lovably unlikable. Except for...– I don’t agree with this post, but was a funny quote anyhow. Glee: The Canonization of St. Kurt
Privilege means you can walk away from the conversation whenever you like...– Garland Grey. (via sexismandthecity)
‘I’m always going to retaliate,’ he says. ‘We all think...– Stephen Elliot, “The Adderall Diaries”
I Am Thankful For Your Wit: Happy Comment Award... →
Disclaimer: nothing on Autostraddle is written by Joss Whedon. Feel free to be really, really mad about that but don’t expect a comment award.