“For a moment, I forgot about the summer of 2015. I forgot about the panic I experienced, the insomnia, the depression. We watched the new season of Orange is the New Black together and by the end of episode 12, it suddenly all came back.”
Museum display or lesbian bed and breakfast?
Giving orders is more than the words coming out of my mouth. It’s the tone of voice I use, the eye contact, the confidence, the ease with which I speak.
Bellingham is often described as a little version of Portland, Oregon. It’s the best city I’ve ever lived in, and I’m proud to call it home.
It’s time and we’re ready-ish. Plus queer-friendly baby books, infant NFL jerseys, nightshade free living, and pregnancy acupuncture!
It’s time to start your Monday with some links!
Something else for you to think about: “cupcakes” is a slang term for “boobs.”
Amazing women taking the Olympics by storm, a kiss-in because who doesn’t love a good kiss-in y’know, pride pride pride, the slow death of anti-gay laws, and more!
Sex and virtual reality, sex and depression, sex and stagnation and what to do about it. Plus tips for moving out after a breakup, edging, vintage vibrators and more.
Sonia Guiñansaca and the Latinx generation, cat fashion show, some ’90s nostalgia, to be a woman who runs, trans and unisex athletes, I (still) Believe Anita Hill, Winona some more, Sporty Spice, yoga, LGBT rights in Indonesia and so much more!
“In business, especially when starting out, you need to be able to embrace risk with open arms, which is a nice way of saying you have no idea how to swim but are jumping in the deep end anyway.”
“Dear Editor: You are cordially invited to have brunch with country music icon Dolly Parton this Sunday, August 7th.”
After we learned about three trans women, all of them Black, being murdered in July, the number of trans people reported murdered in the US this year became 17, now with Tijerina, it’s 18.
“…there’s a value in extending the period of time in which the way you build a life together is directed only by what’s in your heart and guts and brain, not by leases and legal documents and bill payments and shared sofas.”
“Feeling exactly 16 hours behind on everything always”
Being in little space doesn’t feel like being a child again. It feels more freeing than my childhood ever was, and like something completely different.
“I wasn’t in denial, I had just become extremely successful at compartmentalizing difficult emotions that I had no idea what to do with.”
Stadium manager Marjorie Enya proposed to her girlfriend, Brazilian rugby sevens player Isadora Cerullo, calling her the “love of her life.”
Sandwiches for road trips, getting undressed quickly, breaking bad habits, how to talk to Siri and more.
Sometimes you need to get outside and remember who you are and who you want to be. These are the sex toys to bring with you.