“Sad cloud” and “naked Christmas tree” did not make the list. You’re welcome, makers of anti-depressant commercials!
The truth is that Carmen and Papi are Latina characters who perpetuated sweeping generalizations about Latin@ Folks and ultimately made matters worse.
“I hated my body and punished it, and it hated me and punished me back. Is that what happened? That’s the thing about getting sick the way I got sick: nailing it down.”
“Laneia, that was our first official interaction in the world — you seeing a link to my blog on The Planet Boards and wanting to delete it.”
“The truth is always messy. I told myself I could be gay and I wouldn’t ever be hurt again. I needed to never be hurt again.”
Carmen: i lost my life
Carmen: i’ve lost my life
“I was angry. Really fucking angry. Angry because Jenny Schecter was right.”
What the hell is going on around here.
Before there was sexting, there was inserting obvious sexual metaphors into benign-looking letters and adding romantic overtones to keep it classy.
Is it a libido gap? Or is it a sign that a major relationship change is in order?
“For me, reading and speaking body language is like communicating in any foreign language — I concentrate hard, stumble, and make embarrassing errors. Turns out other queer autistic people have this problem too.”
We told so many amazing stories this year, we really gave Storytelling Time in kindergarten a run for its money.
Question: Tell me what you think about, B? You buy your own diamonds and you buy your own rings?
This is a list of 25 sweaters with cats on them. Not to be confused with cats in sweaters.
What if everyone really was gay? Movies would be so much better, that’s what.
“Form-fitting feels different than tailored and my form is something I’m super protective of — so why the fuck did I decide to wear leggings today?”
A critter is someone who does things that normal people do in a way cuter than the average person.
“It is true that sapphism is also to be met with in quite young girls, but only if they live in houses of prostitution or in girls’ colleges.”
For queer women of color, intersectionality isn’t just a “concept” or a “framework” for theorists to use for mind exercise — it’s a lived experience.