New York, NY, June 27, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Autostraddle, the new go to site for girl-on-girl culture, launched in March 2009, addresses issues within the LGBTQ population including politics, books, television, DIY culture, style, feminism, social justice, tech & gadgetry, sex & relationships, international travel, nightlife and civil rights. In conjunction with their Rodeo Disco Pride Party this Sunday, June 28th at Mason Dixon in New York City, featuring DJ Lady Starlight of Lady Gaga's Starlight Revue, Autostraddle is holding an online fundraising raffle featuring a variety of prizes donated by like-minded businesses.
Prizes include signed celebrity photographs featuring actresses from the Showtime hit series “The L Word,” gift bags with toys from Babeland & Early2Bed, t-shirts and hats from lesbian-run indie apparel collectives Lipstick & Wildflowers & 410BC, gift packs and signed posters from Showtime hit series "This American Life," "Nurse Jackie" and "Secret Diary of a Call Girl," Lesbian literature from Cleis press, crafting kits from Craftster.org and a free personal training session with USA Women’s Rugby Player Phaidra Knight .
Every $5 donation to Autostraddle snags you one ticket. Buy tickets online for their Rodeo Disco (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/69322) and get 2 raffle tickets as part of your ticket price. For more info on the raffle and to purchase raffle tickets go here: http://www.autostraddle.com/autostraddle-raffle-win-big-prizes/
In addition to the raffle, Autostraddle is in the process of auctioning off the dress worn by Tina Kennard (Laurel Holloman) in episode 607 of "The L Word." In the first week of July, a signed vinyl and signed framed photograph from indie electro-pop band and girl fave Uh Huh Her by acclaimed photographer Robin Roemer, featuring Camila Grey and Leisha Hailey (Alice, 'The L Word') will be the team's next auction item.
Autostraddle went live in March of 2009 and is rapidly staking its claim as a revolutionary online destination and powerful brand for lesbian, bisexual and otherwise-inclined ladies. Autostraddle aims to build community, promote talented artists & activists and provide a much-needed honest & intelligent voice for a new generation of powerful women desiring a greater role in the mainstream cultural conversation.
Team Autostraddle complements more topic-specific sites with a broader scope of reportage -- their articles, videos, interviews, recaps, roundtables and photoblogs cover topics including music, literature, television, theater, travel, sex, technology & gadgetry as well as LGBTQ politics and feminist issues. Recent events covered by Autostraddle include Dinah Shore Weekend, the South by Southwest Music Festival, the GLAAD Awards and Logo's NewNowNext Awards. For more information go to www.autostraddle.com