Meet the lawyer taking on Uber, does your dog look at you that way because she loves you?, the evolution of Laverne Cox, genderqueer maternity clothes, a mom live-tweets her son’s abstinence-only sex-ed class, toddler songs ranked by feminism, a history lesson, an econ lesson, the appropriation of black women’s hair and chola fashions, why you crack your knuckles, where Cream of Wheat came from, and so much more!
“I could not wrap my head around having to jump back into the dating scene – sober no less. Where would I find suitable dating candidates? How do I “come out” as sober? It’s bad enough that the queer dating pool is incredibly small. Now, I had to contend with the fact that some people would be averse to dating a sober recovering addict.”
When you’re Staycationing, a cheese plate is a wonderful thing whether you’re hosting company or you plan to eat that entire board all by your fucking self (I support you in this).
Why it’s so hard to prove a civil rights crime, Angela Davis, print on a t-shirt using the sunshine, Issa Rae, nothing is scarier than a black trans woman with a degree, Miranda July and Lorrie Moore, a female iron worker, a queer feminist pops her Sleater-Kinney cherry, ladies on landlines, a lesbian kiss on South Korean TV, cellar spiders in my kitchen and SO. MUCH. MORE.
There’s a butterfly living in a posh bathroom on a bed of moss, street harassment in Mexico, Janet Mock being amazing, Tom Tom magazine is cool and has a drum school, take me with you to this music festival please, and a Golden Girls valentine! Also other things! My brain is potatoes today how are you doing?
“Optional: grab a chive and tie it around its tiny penguin neck like a wee scarf.”
Taylor Swift, a baby shark, Margaret Cho, yoga, Golden Globe stuff, the kids, feminism in various forms of existence, date ideas for people with disabilities, words for drunk, solidarity and so much more! Did I mention the shark? IT’S A BABY.
This is a guide for people who like to drink fancypants alcohol in the winter, but don’t actually like to put pants on. (So, probably all of you.)
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Get your eggnog and whiskey-cider and gather round the television to get really drunk watching Hallmark Original Movies about how to save Christmas!
Sisters, All Hallow’s Eve has become a season of boozing, where women drink pumpkin ale and run amok!
“If you want to make people feel kinda weird or sad for you, just pour some gin in a glass or bowl and dip watermelon chunks in it and eat it while you watch home improvement shows on a saturday afternoon.”
This recipe fulfills my every fantasy of cordial: it’s fruity, sweet, looks pretty in a glass, and can get you drunk.
What if we just talked about ALL THE SONGS AT ONCE?!
Barefoot Brunch — the kind of brunch where you don’t brunch out. You brunch in. The brunch was within you all along. Or at least, in your apartment. And you don’t have to wear shoes in your apartment.
Myself, I’ve had barrel-aged Negronis, Manhattans and Boulevardiers, but I’ve never made one until right now. My favorite of those I tasted is a Manhattan, so for my first foray into barrel-aging, that’s what we’re going to go with.
Is it pop because there are so many catchy hooks? Is it rock because it has that new wave-y grungy garage sound? Is it electronic music because it has synthetic drums and cymbals, deep bass drums, and clap tracks that have the authenticity of a sitcom laugh track?
“With summer here, I do not have to forgo the act of social drinking. But, I can forgo the hangover, the shame, the guilt, and the regret. Here are 20 summer mocktail recipes to try now, sober or not.”
Punchy, hooky tunes with a punchy, hooky drink to wash it all down.
I tried to keep this pretty exclusively gay (though I did think about doing a “Larry,” which was just to get the saddest, plainest beer and drink it straight from the can while frowning).