what are your feelings about the recent attack on...
i don’t know what that is Ask Riese a brand new thing
is riese danger bernard your real/birth name?
my real birth name was sparklepants dangerado Ask Riese a brand new thing
Movie Night: The Last Unicorn →
What makes a children’s animated movie more interesting? Gin, vodka, vodka, and a little more vodka.
Laneia. how do i learn how to initiate something...
i understand that you think you’re bad at something, but you really only think that. you have to stop thinking. that’s how you initiate something sexy: you just stop thinking. whatever sexy thing you want to do, you should just start doing it. this could come off as either cocky or confident, and that’s a fine line, so see if you can straddle it. straddle her too. straddle...
Who has been your favorite interviewee? Who has...
Toni Collette was probably the most famous person I interviewed who turned out to be the coolest / down-to-earth. Jill & Cathy will always be my favorites because I truly admired them from afar before I interviewed them and they’ve become very close friends over the years since that fateful day in 2009 on the Sweet cruise. I had never done an interview before and they trusted me with...
can you email me for info about yourself? your twitter/facebk/web site? jess at autostraddle dot com Ask Jess Anything
what are your favourite non-flavoured types of tea...
i am not sure i understand this question, but i like red rose english breakfast tea, plain & black Ask Rachel a thing
I'm in a committed relationship (almost a year...
that depends on why you’re happy (mostly) instead of happy, doesn’t it Ask Rachel a thing
are you excited to start grad school? are you...
yes and yes Ask Rachel a thing
Is it wrong to let my straight friends and family...
no you don’t owe them anything. if that’s what works/is best for you, that’s fine. Ask Rachel a thing
VIDEO: Real L Word’s Lesbians Share Coming Out... →
Whitney, Claire, Sajdah, Kelsey, Sarahahahara, Scarlett (YES SCARLETT), Alyssa, Romi, Vivianne, Francine, Cori and Kacy share coming out stories and also debunk common “lesbian misconceptions.”
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walkinonbrittlebones: i’m kinda tired of looking at the 1000th picture of girls kissing. i get it, it’s adorable. reblog if you’re a lesbian/dyke/LGBT blog that posts something BESIDES that.
I accidentally typed in "autowin(dot)com", and now...
i think get a prius Ask Riese a brand new thing
do you now or have you ever considered yourself...
no i realize that many people feel “i follow the heart not the anatomy” but i never felt that way i felt like i was SUPPOSED to feel that way but it was never that way no, i never felt/was/am “sexually fluid” Ask Riese a brand new thing
today is my birthday. what did you do when you...
it was 12 days after 9/11 i think i did homework with natalie and went hot tubbing with this guy nick it was maybe my stupidest birthday ever i do love natalie though maybe we took a nap, she had sheets that looked like blue sky/clouds it had been a weird, terrible week Ask Riese a brand new thing
I love that you guys might not always write about...
thank you Ask Riese a brand new thing
I'm moving out of my dysfunctional family home and...
1) Is it wrong/dishonest to have girls over for “sleepovers”? is it dishonest? yes. is it wrong? maybe. should you do it anyway? yes. we don’t have equal employment protection or marriage rights, in exchange we have things like sleepovers and women’s bathrooms 2) does it make me a loser to live with my grandmother? no Ask Riese a brand new thing
You are doing what you are supposed to be doing.
ditto Ask Riese a brand new thing
How does an introvert tell her extraverted...
+ headphones + book (ideally a book there’s no way anyone there has heard of it or would want to talk about it) + headphones/ipod + looking at your phone with concerned/engaged facial expressions + do the thing where you act super polite and smiley when someone’s talking to you so you get politeness points, but every time there’s a pause, attempt to go back to your own...
Hey did you go to that thing where you talk infant...
not yet! it’s next week, we’re leaving from san francisco on wednesday and driving to los angeles and then driving to san diego on thursday morning and then on august 6th at 3pm i will be sane for one hour and 15 minutes http://www.autostraddle.com/come-see-me-at-blogher-2011-talking-about-how-youve-driven-me-insane-95086/ Ask Riese a brand new thing
Within the lesbian community I am Black, and within the Black community I am a...– “There Is No Hierarchy of Oppressions,” Audre Lorde http://lgbtro.ucsd.edu/There_is_no_Hierarchy_of_Oppressions.asp (via supermattachine)
8. If you could offer a newborn child only one...
You know you need an autostraddle T like me.
I just found the journal entry I wrote after I...
doesn’t everyone make jokes regarding the indigo girls? as a long time hardcore indigo girls fan (like, from childhood onwards), i find my passion for the indigo girls is often received as “fodder for making fun of riese.” Ask Riese a brand new thing
Shouldn't I be getting more mentally stable as I...
i think i was just a more refined version of insane when i graduated college than i was when i entered Ask Riese a brand new thing
What do you do when living in LA has made you hate actors, acting, and the...– Julie & Brandy Autostraddle — 25 TV Shows You Should Watch on DVD: Our Favorite Marathon-Worthy Series
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“If you could take a ‘cap of Claire talking about that magazine stuff and then draw all over it to express how it makes me feel, I’d like that”
Why do homophobic straight girls always think they...
“internalized homophobia” Ask Riese a brand new thing
What exactly do you think makes someone a...
if you believe that people of all genders should be perceived as equals and that men are not inherently superior to women and that people of all genders deserve equal rights/access/opportunities/consideration in life, then you are a feminist. Ask Riese a brand new thing
RIESE! My mom has been watching degrassi and she...
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Wait so you saw that doc on objectum sexuals??...
I actually wrote about all of my feelings in an email to the friend who recommended it to me. I will share selections with you: + “this BBC woman’s voice is so soothing, i want her to narrate my life” + “i am worried she has a more fulfilling relationship with that banister than i have had with some people” + “”I love him for the narrowness of his...
Here is something you need to know about me: I care about this community and the...– Shakesville: Community Note
Who Runs The World? Velomobiles! →
Rachel’s Team Pick: It’s like someone looked at a bicycle and was like “This could be faster. AND CUTER.”
Laneia I was the one who came out to my parents on...
i’m so happy for you! love love Ask Laneia something small or large