Wilson-Yang deftly weaves and unweaves the threads of narrative tropes that have come to dominate the telling of the stories of trans women, lesbians, migrants, and Chinese North Americans.
Is there room in your boat, Anne Shirley?
It’s too easy to note that small places are slow at addressing issues of gender and sexuality while not exploring why. This is the answer to the why (and it’s one that AWOL addresses exceptionally well): Because there are far bigger fish to fry.
Plus Cynthia Nixon as bisexual babe Emily Dickinson, Sarah Paulson can’t get enough Ryan Murphy, Alia Shawkat and Aubrey Plaza are Hamilton and Burr, Megan Rapinoe isn’t happy with Hope Solo and much more pop culture news!
Also, Annie Clark won a prestigious acting award, Cara Delevingne is carousing with Margot Robbie, and Brittani Nichols has some stern words for her director.
The star of the Disney Channel’s Shake it Off, a dance show co-starring Zendaya, answered a fan who sent the question “are you bisexual?” with a simple “yes.”
You can listen to “Fade Out,” Tegan and Sara’s new song for Clea DuVall’s new movie, right this very second.
Netflix announced an Anne of Green Gables remake today. They better get it right about Anne and Diana being in love!
Digital cleanses, penguins in backpacks, Denny’s tweets and more.
Maintaining your #BlackGirlMagic can be a struggle, but these tracks will help you maintain your daily practice.
Emojis aren’t destroying language, reading lists of books by indigenous authors, trans women in literature and more.
Kristen Stewart has been hiding a private Instagram account from me THIS ENTIRE TIME.
As a woman don’t work at night but also don’t be home at night but also don’t be out at night.
Also, Ellen Page is hangin with beavers, Jiz Lee is doing EVEN MORE SPORTS and Samira Wiley has been a cartoon character this entire time.
We published a positive review of the queer Latina representation in the new Seth Rogen animated film, Sausage Party. It was a big mistake. Here’s an explanation of how it happened, why it happened, and what we’re going to do to make sure it never happens again.
This is a good solid shirt, with a surprising (and surprisingly effective) secret button.
Women who love women express it like this: with their faces just inches from each other, mouths slightly open like they’re about to kiss but not actually kissing, no, no, no, it’s too taboo, perhaps they will never kiss and just exist in this void until the end of time.
Topics include the American Shopping Mall, going to Disneyworld alone, the Tamir Rice case, a killer in Yosemite, aesthetic homogeneity and so much more.
The snakes have boobs! The weird bird people have butts! The horse uses the mountains as a blanket! The video for “Hang On to the Night” has it all!
Outside Lands is magical and full of lots of happy faces. Here’s what I saw.