LINKS! I’ve got some for you! NYC is becoming a utopia of free tampons and gender neutral restrooms, fat-positivity in reproductive justice, Janet Mock on Stonewall, female graffiti artists, Gaby Dunn loves A-Camp, and mama bears using humans to protect their cubs.
Topics include my personal problems with Bustle’s SEO strategy, beating airport boredom, Gawker Media filing for bankruptcy and more!
Why work up an (additional) sweat/settle for someone else’s idea of what’s tasty when you can make your very own delicious frozen treats?
We started to turn the top/bottom dynamics in our sex life into 24/7 dominance/submission. It was highly negotiated, mutually consensual, and extremely hot.
Talking about how to heal from Orlando, an easy way to practice combining ingredients to make spells and the best ways to celebrate the Summer Solstice.
I started the 31st week of my pregnancy crying over the kitchen sink as I crammed my gestational diabetes breakfast into my mouth. It wasn’t the pregnancy hormones this time. It was the overwhelming grief and the sudden realization of what it means to be a parent.
Your links are hot, fresh, and just for you! More Latinx voices on Orlando, women priests, #NoWomanEver exposes everyday misogyny, Ticketmaster is giving you free tickets, a new documentary about bespoke LGBTQ suits, AirBandB vows to fight racism, and more!
These meals and snacks serve well at room temperature and stay fresh for hours in your brown bag, backpack, or bra (maybe not your bra).
Lingerie for trans women, queers and virginity, a history of squirting, kink and writing, sex and writing, what Eileen Myles does in bed and more.
Dolly Parton on peeing in peace, gay prom for real, Laverne Cox running shit at DC pride, the sound of the gender binary smashing, a cat rock band, a wedding at LA Pride, and more good gay news!
For the disabled among us, meet-cutes and the events that follow aren’t so simple to orchestrate. Need a refresher on the rules of engagement? There’s no need to go it alone!
“I need a hero! I’m holding out for La Boriqueña ’til the end of the night!” Also, a Broadway benefit for Orlando, a secret feminist society, #QueerSelfLove, the Dream Defenders go to Israel and Palestine, the top five feminist conspiracies, and the Canadian national anthem gets a gender update.
Like the time we got kicked out of a restaurant mid-meal by the owner because of a kiss.
“An integral part of my business is to create and cultivate positive, meaningful, supportive relationships with everybody from my clients to my colleagues, people I’m renting space from, potential clients, etc. It’s important to me that my actions demonstrate my values that every person and every body deserves love, respect, and care.”
“The morning after the horrific shooting, and the days that followed, I understood part of my father’s fear. Animosity towards LGBTQ people has not gone the way of black and white T.V. sets, phone booths, or travel by horse and carriage. It was and is very much alive.”
“I was on my ninth cigarette when the dom about to give me the most affirming experience I’d had as a sub came to stand next to me.”
Spend time alone and exalt in your own company. Make your own decisions and order your own dinner and dream your own dreams.
How to find a place to donate blood, overcoming perfectionism, pet CPR, a cuddle alarm, and more.
Our hearts are still heavy as we continue to mourn the lives lost in Orlando and commit to standing with LGBTQ Latinx and Muslim folks. In other news, we’ve got non-binary gamers, Black woman voters, and Hamilton sweeping the Tony’s.
What are you gonna make this peach season?