A man who hears colors, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl in a trailer, a freebleeding marathon runner who is my personal hero, male musicians described as female musicians would be, unpaid emotional labor, an interview with the creators of the Gender Is Over tee, Ellen Page’s new movie and so very much more!
Obama’s gonna go hard for gay rights in Kenya, two queer women took a honeymoon around the world and made a video about it for you, Italy’s Supreme Court just made a decision that’s huge for trans rights, Riley Curry is doing the nae nae in here. Just saying.
Everything you could ever want to read is in this link roundup. Everything! Almost everything.
A period playlist, talk of snapdragons, men, carefree black girls, the myth of the ethical shopper, racism around the globe, what kind of drunk are you though?, catcalls, pictures of New Zealand’s queer scene, queer muslims, and so much more!
Meet the first lesbian couple to marry in Puerto Rico, rewatch Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPYs speech, pet a sea bunny, celebrate Ramadan with your chosen family, check out what the Ali Forney center did with that donation from Bea Arthur, and then get a f*cking job because the EEOC wants to protect you from your potential employer’s bullsh*t while you do.
Mirror-touch synesthesia, so many black children living in poverty, holding your kid’s hand, edibles, Bill fucking Clinton, not productivity tips, Free the Nipple, Jamie Babbit and Natasha Lyonne together again, shopping for maternity clothes, Sophia Wallace and your clit, women ruling Pluto, treating your own damn bladder infection, and so much more!
Taylor Swift and the rest of the world are in love with the USWNT, Megan Rapinoe is too gay to function, the all-lady Ghostbusters cast is suited up and ready for action, the Lumberjanes crew just won two Eisner Awards, and Seattle’s City Hall underwent a huge cat-like transformation this weekend. All this and more good gay stuff going on around the world – RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW!
So many things for you to read with your eyeballs and your brains!
A link roundup just for you!
Also, Amber Heard’s still really proud to be bisexual and there’s an LGBTQ mariachi band in here. Just saying.
Basically everything you could ever want in a link roud-up.
A gorgeous Jennicet Gutierrez poster to support the Trans Liberation Movement, women-directed horror films to scare the shit out of you, black-owned hair and cosmetic companies you can buy from, I’m turning AS into a Kristin Russo fansite I guess, beyond marriage equality with Nicolette Mason, Virginia Woolf, and so much more!
In today’s good news, Bree smashes the confederacy, Laverne Cox gets a good look at herself, Lily Tomlin is all “oh by the way I’VE BEEN MARRIED ALL ALONG” and the women of the World Cup give us some thighlights to think about for the day. I also threw some adorable couples celebrating the gay marriage ruling, some landmarks going rainbow because of the gay marriage ruling, and some of Antonin Scalia’s tears in here just because I love you.
Things that aren’t marriage equality but are still really neat!!
An article titled “Brew Tang Clan”, bees, headbanging, vegetarian fast food, sciency women on the $10, OITNB IRL, two separate pieces on menstruation (you’re welcome), yogurt and lesbians pissing off conservative moms, Gabby Rivera being brilliant, LGBT teachers dealing with bullshit, and so much more!
An ice cream flavor named after your fav OITNB actress and other mini-updates from the cast, a cat that saved a kid’s life, the gayest landscaping project ever, a small nation with big dreams, Ruby Rose’s best interview eve which happened when she was 16, and oh, right, NICOLE KIDMAN KISSING NAOMI WATTS because you deserve it.
Apps by made by black women, TPOC Magazine’s pride covers are brilliant, an update on South Korea’s LGBT Pride situation, cat videos as purr (!) the headline, dispatches from NYC’s first queer comic con, a Tylenol ad, Kristin’s latest First Person episode, you’re better than straight people at basically everything according to a study, medical marijuana doesn’t ruin the kids, and so much more!
Tiny victories in Mexico and the US, what a pudu fawn looks like, the best gay wedding ever in the most amazing spot, a survey that shows America’s got your back, a one-eyed cat bathing itself, pit bulls with pets dot com, and a whole lot of happy ladies playing soccer.
Mallory Ortberg fixed The L Word for you, Kim Katrin Milan on getting pregnant, Barnard will accept trans women, cat eyes, the Handsome Revolution project, Caitlyn Jenner, tomatoes, and so much more!
A bear that’s very happy to see you, some major institutions taking steps toward inclusion for trans folks, a FIFA game that looks a little more like you, and more!