Female hysteria, black women as the default, the power of the black sorority, skeletons with jewels in their eye sockets, the Oregon Trail Generation, an introvert’s guide to having to say hello, don’t speed in Finland, and so much more!
Laverne Cox wins an Emmy, Loretta Lynch makes history, Conchita Wurst debuts a new video and more good news!
This rewilding farm in Sussex, Maria Bello on labels, why we need to stop abusing “the tone argument,” a list of good podcasts you will enjoy, Mara Wilson helps you breathe, and other stories you’ll be like, “oh I’m glad Laneia shared this” about.
Lloimincia Hall is fcking amazing, talk of parenting or not parenting, Gillian Anderson in bed, making feminist organizing more inclusive, TREES, the history of 4/20, and so much more!
Fortune Feimster is living the dream, a puppy is playing soccer better than I ever have, Matalan loves gay families and so does Hillary Clinton, and also did I mention there’s a cat in here that is also a nurse and also Jazz honoring Laverne Cox? Don’t miss out. Get in here!
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!
A new book about women in science that you’ll want in your hands asap, what you can do right now about police brutality, how the Apple Watch could finally make us happy, but probs not happier than comfort foods, why Stef could never be an astronaut, there’s a lake full of rogue goldfish in Colorado, and a cute penguin at the end of this post!
Hillary Clinton’s running for President and Chelsea was just voted most likely to be on the cover of Elle by, well, Elle. Also inside: two puppies for marriage equality, an update on the LEGO set that would change everything, ModCloth’s first trans model, a sea otter teaching a tinier sea otter to swim, Barack Obama publicly praising a lesbian activist in Jamaica and more!
This is the biggest, most amazing AAA that you’ve ever seen. You are not ready.
Feminist Lisa Frank, what you missed at Black Girls Rock, Amy Winehouse documentary, on adulthood, gardening, hummingbirds, cartography, Ramona Quimby, Haim, Twin Peaks and more!
Also, an otter.
Monica Lewinsky is guest hosting on The View, GammerGate assholes have a new target, Grace Jones is getting a biopic, President Obama knows we need women on our money, the one Mad Men think piece you should definitely read, and a monkey petting some puppies.
It’s not as weird or gross as it sounds, ok? Emily Books needs your money and support, the real lesson of the Ellen Pao verdict, let’s examine Sofia Coppola’s aesthetic, black female protagonists and their literary life lessons, an adventurer!, snapshots of women being dangerous, and so much more!
Fun Home hits Broadway, gifts from a crow to a babe, Aisha Moodie-Mills being a total boss bitch, two lesbian Presbyterian Reverends, the GOP’s gay agenda, and Serena Williams’ remake of 7/11, all right here for to light up your life.
The latest episode of Kristin Russo’s First Person series is queering fashion, Arabelle Sicardi and her mom are watching TV, drawing race and class boundaries with sexual discourse, Gillian Anderson is avaibs, being fat black and invisible, your daily Stevie Nicks moment, instagram isn’t comfy with your blood because they are ignorant fucks, and young girl gets gifts from crows because she’s living her best life.
Just so much unresolved brain-work to do re: Monica Lewinsky, losing your child at a museum, a trans character on The Bold and the Beautiful, Legos hurt your feet so damn bad, why can’t Link be a girl, why are we so cool with peanut allergies, why are you so awesome?? And so much more!
Ex-gay therapy bans are advancing, gay marriage bans are falling to the wayside, some corgis are racing and melting my heart, and also 69 percent of Americans think people should stop being so awful to us!
Shonda Rhimes, Joan Didion, Button & Bly, ANIMAL MATRIARCHS, Rihanna is the voice of Dream Works’ first heroine of color, teenage girl hysteria, Internet Explorer is donezo, Race Together is so fucked, being a parent is sometimes also fucked but in different ways but they all stem from the same place isn’t that the weirdest shit ever?? And so much more!
Your queerness is just in you, feminist art, androgynous fashion by way of Casey Legler, the actuality of being a black trans woman, two marijuana things, K-Cups omg, Big Bird, Brittani Nichols is a genius as always, and so much more!
An update about that woodpecker flying a weasel around, news about queering St. Patty’s Day, dogs driving tiny cars, important queer and trans women doing important things even when they’re LEGOs, and also did I mention dogs driving tiny cars.