As a follow-up to the time I used “gal pals” sarcastically and taught you all about the queer suffragists, and in honor of Gal Pal Week, this week’s Rebel Girls lesson is going to be about good, old-fashioned friendship.
Also, Amber Heard’s still really proud to be bisexual and there’s an LGBTQ mariachi band in here. Just saying.
The earth is aflame for the Nicki/Bey friendship canon. “Feeling Myself” delivers all the goods: cheeseburgers, bamboo earrings and Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé at their absolute best.
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!
I’ve already watched this video about 50 times.
From mounting revolutions to redefining realness, these are 25 women who made waves in the world this year.
This Sunday there’s revolutionary love in Ferguson, a Marcel the Shell serenade session, 14 famous trans women on the cover of Candy, and absolutely no time for men’s questions. Also, JANET MOCK IS ENGAGED!
Beyoncé is officially the most-nominated female artist ever, Malala Yousafzai (sort of) and Elizabeth Warren can add “Grammy Nominee” to their resumé and lesbian country singer Brandy Clark earns two nominations.
We will begin with the greatest news of all…
***Please note that ***Flawless is not available on Spotify, but if were it would probably be the only song on this playlist.
Maybe there’s a new Beyoncé album about to drop out of the sky? Maybe not, but there’s a mysterious track list for Volume 2 making the rounds…
Queers in the South, queers on your teevee, women in politics, witches, Joan Jett pants, Playboy pinups, offensive studies, spiteful children, and more!
Jay-Z was also pretty adorable.
“And how is it that no one texted me that Nicki Minaj was in my hotel wearing denim cutoffs, 7″ black Louboutins, and a cutoff tank with my face on it? I’mma fire everyone on my security team.”
“Let’s call her BOTUS. Is this how the Illuminati works? I’ve always been confused about the Illuminati thing.”
Like you needed another excuse to keep listening to Beyoncé.
Did you know that this week is the week where I ate multiple meals via finger foods? Here’s the stories we missed while I was opening another box of crackers.
Here, the message isn’t for girls to put their little noses to the grindstone; this campaign largely targets adults, calling for reflection on internalized sexism.
Talk me down.
Ever wonder what happens when you put a bunch of queer folks in a room and tell them to get shit done? Here’s my recap of the IvyQ 2014 Conference and a few things I learned along the way.