Female artists in the 80s and 90s, Alison Bechdel, queer rap, Anna Kendrick, Roxane Gay, my spiders, new Janet Jackson album, science for preschoolers/you, sex ed, a big ol’ fish, Laverne Cox, and so much more!
ABC’s got some hot new shows, the ACLU wants Hollywood to look at its gender discrimination problem, all about that weird Scream promo, Britney Spears’ new video, general hotness and like 50 other super-important things.
Queer lady comedians you can love, let’s talk about The L Word some more, Utah and a trans prom queen, women doing things, Jane the Virgin, natural disasters are worse for women, “choice feminism” is shit, a science evangelist, a feminist wedding magazine, and so much more!
Gorgeous photos of diverse queer people, black intersectional womanist feminism, Whoopi and Hannah, lady inventor, nail salons in NYC are fucked, what Trina taught you, Hillary, pollen, an inordinate number of greeting card talk, spiders, Whole Foods, bones, crying, witches, ice cream cones three times, Janelle Monae, Mx. and so much more!
There aren’t a ton of queer women in classic cinema, but the ones we do have are pretty amazing.
Janet Mock and Oprah sat down to talk about being your most authentic self, owning your own truth and Redefining Realness.
Black women at the helm of protests, fundraisers to support, gay marriage on tribal lands, Grace Ellis talking about Lumberjanes, the history of jeans in women’s protests, taking up space, a serial killer and the cops that didn’t give a fuck, sex workers, female engineers, rattlesnakes, nanoscale tubes, a dancing baby, the class divide, and so much more!
“I laughed a LOT, and it didn’t make me feel weird or mean-spirited afterwards.”
In which we discuss The 100, its badass bisexual protagonist Clarke, and the heartbreakingest gay commander this side of outer space.
A superhero team with more girls than guys?! And multiple POC?! And multiple queer people?! And they’re teenagers who look, sound and act like teenagers?!
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!
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!
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!
Breakout writer/director/actor triple threat, Desiree Akhavan, brings us a three dimensional bisexual Persian lead character and also Robin is at a kink cafe and we all wish we were there, too.
Up until now, the assumption had been that Garnet was a single Gem like Pearl and Amethyst. However, the truth is much more romantic.
“Just one week after perhaps the most powerful episode in the show’s history, Shonda Rhime’s force-of-nature hit show Scandal has once again destroyed our hearts. This week’s story touched the souls of audiences everywhere with two tales of love trying to rise above what seem like impossible situations.”
It’s heartmeltingly cute, and one of the best portrayals of a trans woman in years. Michelle Hendley should be everyone’s new girl-crush.
Let’s stencil some patriarchy smashing t-shirts and talk about robot movies!!
The Family Equality Council threw a fabulous shindig that honored the different ways in which people are fighting for LGBTQ equality. Plus, they had an excellent dessert selection.
Ethical porn can exist, but it needs your help.