In preparing for this, my first A-Camp, I’ve turned to movies and TV to give me inspiration and calm my nerves. Hopefully I made the right choices, but if not, at least I had some entertainment while I packed.
Soon, many of you will be piling into cars together to make your pilgrimage to The Mountain for A-Camp. Here are some questions to help you learn each other.
I found Carmen Sandiego, I built the city, I got Humpty Dumpty back together again. What did you accomplish in the early 90s, eh?
Fashion world, you’ve done us wrong and here are our demands.
“Self-care is often the very last thing we think about when we’re reading our cards, as so often we’re focused on bigger goals. But if we want to build lives we love, or have healthier relationships, or create careers that really give us what we need, or whatever… we have to start right at the beginning with number one.”
As fun as fashion can be, there are many supposed “rules” to dressing your fine self. It’s something that makes getting outfitted a very overwhelming process; which of these laws should be followed? I’m going to let you in on a secret… You don’t need to listen to a single one.
What is a salad, really?
If you like lesbian history as much as I do, then you’ll love all these books about queer life in various towns, states, cities and countries. Your input is welcome!
Queer Canadian poets tend to be experimental, to push against boundaries. They tell it like it is, challenge our ways of thinking, and actively organize for change. Their words are hilarious, heartbreaking, and wise. Here are some queer Canadian poets — mostly female-identified — whose words have changed my world for the better.
We’re always looking forward to dinner when dumplings are on the menu.
I hear he’s a socialist. That’s cool. But also he’s an old straight white man, like the vast majority of American politicians, so what would his alleged socialism mean for people who aren’t old straight white men?
If it’s bright, deeply pigmented and under $10, I’ll usually give it a spin. After searching high and low for quality formulas in current colors, I’ve gathered some of my personal favourite inexpensive lippies. Reap the benefits of my quest.
To prepare you for life on our radical separatist commune, duh.
This week, I want to share a few tarot spreads with you, which you can use to look at what’s going on with your relationships. Firstly with your one-to-one relationships, secondly a spread for polyamorous folks, and lastly a little spread that’s just for loving your wonderful self.
There aren’t a ton of queer women in classic cinema, but the ones we do have are pretty amazing.
“Life sucks.. I don’t know what to talk about. This journal is the absolute truth, and I have nothing to say. Sure, all the big stuff happened. I own a cigarette lighter, cut a class, drank a beer, wore blue lipstick, etc.”
“Lost in the Dole pineapple maze in Hawaii.” “On my back in a Corolla on a bridge in a Little Bo Peep costume.” “The aardvark exhibit at the zoo.”
I wanted to take today’s lesson as an opportunity to totally school you on the suffrage comrades they didn’t teach you about in school, but there’s a ton, so I picked some of my favorites.
Garlicky food that tastes amazing AND keeps you safe from vampires.