Feminist coloring books, favorite bi+ books of 2016 (so far), publishing algorithms, when sometimes you read less than other times and more.
Also: Sarah Paulson says this season of AHS is the weirdest (because it’s not weird). Amandla Stenberg will star in the Darkest Minds trilogy. The new animated film Storks has a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it lesbian couple. And more Pop Culture news!
What does a female moderator actually do to shift discourse? What impact have they had? It turns out, looking at their stories and experiences, that gender still permeates the debates — and their ability to have an impact on the conversation.
An overview of everything going on with porn these days, how to have a secret relationship, why sex work should be decriminalized, where to learn more about submission and more.
It felt like every major tech company or platform had some kind of announcement or product release this week. It was so much, y’all.
“A lesbian floral 90’s witch party!”
“I hope queer readers of color walk away with that slightly breathless feeling that happens after finishing a great story. I want that to occur without the awful heart-sinking anxiety that wells in your chest when you realize no one in the story looks or loves like you do (again).”
Building credit, innovative DIY dog toys, when self-care isn’t fun, a plant you really actually can’t kill (we hope), and more.
Why people love spanking, why prop 60 is bad, why being a badass and a bottom is not a contradiction, why it’s hard to come out as non-monogamous and more.
No one who had ever seen MMOs in their infancy would have supposed them to be taken over by Janeites.
We’re hyped. For Fall. Please insert your Fall feelings here.
Reading bored white girls, queer YA, Power and Magic, what women’s lit is anyway and more.
Her Story didn’t win an Emmy, but it’s opening up doors. Laverne Cox is really excited about Rocky Horror. NYT is worried there’s not enough TV for white men. Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of A Wrinkle In Time gets its lead. And I don’t want to talk about Sue and Mel leaving Great British Bake Off.
I chatted with Lyn this week about the book, youth activism, and intergenerational activism. She had a lot of amazing things to say, spoiler alert.
This credo has been hammered home in a recent issue where Barney, who was once a Scouting Lad, joins the Lumberjanes and the book starts clearly using they/them pronouns for them.
The astrological signs most and least likely to be polyamorous, going down on a vulva, false balance in sex reporting, how to live past age 100 (by having lots of sex) and more.
Apple’s iPhone 7 is ditching the headphone jack. Here are some wireless headphones to pair with your sleek new technology.
“As we usher in September, change is in the air and a new season begins…”
Follow my advice and you’ll be well on your way to making apolitical small talk, scoring points for “likeability,” and building career-necessary rapport with 75+% of male coworkers!
Who do you think is making the best queer women’s and feminist comics? Make your voice heard!