What do you need? A reminder that you’re loved? A push to get outside a take a walk? Some courage? Some hope? Get in here and tell me.
Pumpkin came out and then outed her mom, in an interview that will air tonight.
41 flavors of scissoring
Girl coders from around the world accepted a challenge in February to design websites or apps that increase girls’ access to safe spaces online and in their physical communities. Here’s what they came up with.
The Ultimate Lesbian Sex Survey knows what you’ve got on underneath those jeans, and how that relates to your gender identity and presentation.
This rewilding farm in Sussex, Maria Bello on labels, why we need to stop abusing “the tone argument,” a list of good podcasts you will enjoy, Mara Wilson helps you breathe, and other stories you’ll be like, “oh I’m glad Laneia shared this” about.
One generous queer donated a campership to send one lucky Mexican / Mexican-American to A-Camp!
“I felt I was gradually becoming like those newly married Indian women with henna on their hands at JFK or Heathrow… Of course, I didn’t look anything like them and my wedding bowtie was probably the only equivalent to their bridal henna, but I couldn’t help noticing parallels.”
“Queer Fashion Week wasn’t just about an aesthetic. It was about our community beyond just our sexualities, about body positivity, about representation, about celebrating and supporting each other in all things queer.”
No matter what kind of take you were interested in on that issue — you know the one — you’ll find something that works for you here.
“Why do we only collect coming out stories, it-gets-better stories, these stories that are set in the past, that tell of a particular set of experiences that not everyone can relate to? Stories that treat the future as if it doesn’t come with a problems of its own.”
Last night, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were arrested at their home. Johnson’s sister called the police after a fight between Griner and Johnson became physical.
Next Tuesday, any of y’all who live in or around Madison, Wisconsin are in for a real treat.
Bill O’Reilly’s dumb thoughts, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, some really alarming high school educators, violence against a trans woman in Brazil, an anti-abortion lawsuit in Virginia, and more!
“There were good reasons we hadn’t started trying. But the bigger reason, which came out right there in a flood on cobblestones in the French Quarter, was that Simone wanted me to carry her baby, and that was maybe going to be impossible to achieve.”
There was a lot to love about Hot Topic in 2002.
“Ugh I’m gonna run through the six with my woes and it’s gonna be so good for instagram.”
Topics include Hot Takes, everything wrong with Online Media, Slacking On / Slacking Off, keeping it weird, Buzzfeed, and so much more!
Really any excuse to bust out my Cara Delevingne paper doll.
“RIP Tinkerbell, survived only by the other, more famous Tinkerbell who lives with Riese.”