“Nothing better than this concert has ever happened. EVER. I saw Boyz II Men in 1994 and this was FORTY THOUSAND TIMES BETTER.”
In our third of four recamps, Elicia Sanchez laughs so hard she almost pees in her pants except she wasn’t wearing pants, she was wearing tights.
Who wants to join Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Brittani Nichols, Julia Nunes, Jenny Owen Youngs, Dannielle Owens-Reid and 300 other weirdos on a mountain in Southern California? YOU DO!
We’ve got everything: diva cups, girls with feelings and guitars, hand massages, busted knees, phantom doors, QTPOC speakeasy takeovers, Gabby in a canoe, Jasika Nicole in a smoke machine, fresh tears cried for Maddie, a bloody nose, butt sex, lip-syncing and gosh, so much more.
If you’ve ever wondered what happens when a big ‘ol group of queers and otherwise-identified humans taste test and evaluate six brands of string cheese accompanied by boxed wine, then today could very well be the greatest day of your life.
The panelists for our A-Camp workshop on “Turning Your Passion Into a Business” chat on the benefits, drawbacks and rewards of starting your own business.
“Witchiness is in my family: my people are the original hilljacks. I grew up with stories about my great-grandma Fern who traveled around Appalachia holding seances where she raised spirits and tables.”
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Jump into journaling with these fun tips and prompts.
Here is what to do.
(or the Bee’s Knees? I’m choosing to go with the plural possessive because no one bee is responsible for the honey. Or we could call it the Beeses Kneeses.)
Make your own cheap, easy PVC flogger!
One day, my very best gal pal rubbed some lavender salve and it changed my whole freaking life. So let’s all make lavender salve because it’s made of magic and smells like inner peace.
The experience of getting a letter is one of the most important moments or feelings of connection to something.
“Reading ‘Fun Home’ was like someone turning on the lights for me. I immediately bought a book called ‘How To Make Comics’, went to (the now defunct) Pearl Paints and got all the tools I needed, and I just started drawing.”
“13. All feminist concerns are transgender concerns, period.”
Once you figure out what feeling you were chasing, you can start working toward it – and getting a solid taste of it — every day. And that, my friend, seriously changes everything.
I’m on the mountain this week, so please enjoy the following smut.
This year, I’m going to encourage everyone to unplug when they take their closest queer pack into the woods — as little tech as possible is the name of the game. But that doesn’t mean you need to give up your nerd.
Five non-itinerary things that make A-Camp, A-Camp. In no particular order.