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.
Why it’s so hard to prove a civil rights crime, Angela Davis, print on a t-shirt using the sunshine, Issa Rae, nothing is scarier than a black trans woman with a degree, Miranda July and Lorrie Moore, a female iron worker, a queer feminist pops her Sleater-Kinney cherry, ladies on landlines, a lesbian kiss on South Korean TV, cellar spiders in my kitchen and SO. MUCH. MORE.
“In ANCIENT FUTUREs, we see queers shaping their own realities. It’s a vulnerable moment to have in such a public place. It is anxiety-inducing and paralyzing. It is exhilarating, rewarding, life-giving, but in the end, it is a risk.”
Laverne Cox on passing privilege, virtual reality headsets, mermaid schools, what animals see in the mirror, and so much more.
Avoiding the saccharine but remaining sweet, & Other Stories chose models Eden Clark and Lizzie Tovell as the faces of a subtle Valentine’s day campaign.
Her name is Tanya Spears and she’s here to be smarter, stronger and cooler than all your favs!
I’m sorry we didn’t hang out on Monkey Day!
Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual, possums again, talking to kids about Ferguson, Santa Claus and coding, malls, nature, masturbating, Ellen Page, and more!
The hit Amazon series is making steps to include more trans women and make it’s stories and characters more authentic.