The “born a boy” narrative is hurtful to trans women. It’s time for it to go away.
Happy National Coffee Day!
Today we eat rice, quinoa, farro, and every other type of grain under the sun.
Group sex parties, how often and for how long women have sex with each other, lesbian porn haiku, finding the best mattress for your sex life and more.
A straight Mormon dude trolls for gay rights, the UN and some members of Congress restore my faith in our current society, and a really f*cking adorable dog that helps you find lost shit at the airport. ALL THAT AND MORE INSIDE!
The first ever Bisexual Awareness Week created space to organize resources, initiate connections and speak about our experiences in a new way.
“That year I spent a lot of time watching the goats and cows eat grass. Mostly because I found their single-minded focus incredibly comforting. Also because our fences were shoddy and I had to figure out how they were constantly escaping. I was learning to care for animals like I was learning to listen to myself: in silent and slow observation.”
An introduction to curds and whey.
Is that your Tangle-free Turbine tool or are you just happy to see me?
“I guess I’m still sort of coming out. I’m learning to embrace my sexuality as a primary part of my identity rather than an afterthought. It feels really good.”
“Gayest City”… not so much. But we’re cooler than you think!
“I cried on the plane. I realized, stark as night, clear as day, that the silence was killing me. Instead of moving through a moment, I was trapped inside of purgatory.”
Texas is idiotic, Janet Mock on Clair Huxtable, things you can donate to or show up at, women doing things like being journalists in the Middle East, having jobs in movies, getting Amtrak residencies, riding bikes, changing sports, being fucked over (that covers a lot of this actually), and SO MUCH MORE. Welcome to your link roundup!
“That risks making a wound of my blackness. My blackness is not a wound; it is a gift I’m trying, consciously and earnestly, to understand and protect and witness.”
“The fellowship said I was thinking too hard about it, that I was stubborn, and that I was not willing to admit that there were forces bigger than me. What they didn’t get was that I did believe there were forces beyond my control, powers bigger than me. Let’s just take gravity as one of many examples. I just don’t believe that praying to gravity or the radiator or the ocean would cure me of my alcoholism.”
“Sometimes I think I am invincible and sometimes I convince myself that this is something. But I’ve met plenty of girls before and I’ve only kissed her twice.”
A sexting game, the way people smell, a cuddling app and more!
Hillary Clinton’s there for you, Cape Town just got a gay mosque, and both the GOP and North Carolina will probably feel the sinful wrath of gay marriage at some point soon. Good thing I’ve got an owl and a kitten to get me through it.
It’s On Us could potentially fill the gap between activists and their administrations, creating cultural demand for the work they’ve been pioneering for years.
Goes well with Netflix marathons and pajama pants.