National Wolf Awareness Week (ahem), haunting documentaries, a playlist for small town royalty, Chantal Ackerman’s final film, Marceline, comprehensive sex ed??!, gender in sports, what roller derby can teach you, and so much more!
Britney Spears is thinking of the queer children, two trans activists in Ecuador are expecting, Bo Obama just turned 7, a bunch of high schoolers f*cking hate the Westboro Baptist Church, and I put a photo in here of Kate McKinnon dressed as Dana Scully in middle school. AND MORE!
Taylor Swift and the rest of the world are in love with the USWNT, Megan Rapinoe is too gay to function, the all-lady Ghostbusters cast is suited up and ready for action, the Lumberjanes crew just won two Eisner Awards, and Seattle’s City Hall underwent a huge cat-like transformation this weekend. All this and more good gay stuff going on around the world – RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW!
“She has done it longer and better than any active athlete in America. She has done it all by herself. She has done it right in the middle of a perfect storm misogyny and racism. And she is showing no signs of slowing down.”
Would you like to see some abs and butts today? Well, you are in luck!
The South Carolina state Senate voted to remove the Confederate flag off capitol grounds, trans people in California can be identified with the correct gender on their death certificates, ICANN’s new proposal might make doxxing easier and more news stories!
Get in here, we’ve got a lot of World Cup to discuss
Also, Amber Heard’s still really proud to be bisexual and there’s an LGBTQ mariachi band in here. Just saying.
A gorgeous Jennicet Gutierrez poster to support the Trans Liberation Movement, women-directed horror films to scare the shit out of you, black-owned hair and cosmetic companies you can buy from, I’m turning AS into a Kristin Russo fansite I guess, beyond marriage equality with Nicolette Mason, Virginia Woolf, and so much more!
“While 13.5 million viewers tune into the Women’s World Cup for the next few weeks, watching as the global elite female soccer players battle it out for the title of “Best in the World,”the New Generation Queens practice. On a field of dry brown grass in Zanzibar, a remote island off the coast of Tanzania, they are solemn, focused, and fearless.”
A bear that’s very happy to see you, some major institutions taking steps toward inclusion for trans folks, a FIFA game that looks a little more like you, and more!
Oregon banned conversion therapy, your sexual appetite is different from your partners and that’s cool, queering motherhood with lactation!, Jasika Nicole and Brittani Nichols being awesome, documents, diversity, sex workers, snorkeling, smoking, dreams, woodchucks and more!
Governor Cuomo issues emergency measures for nail salons, the Obama administration clarifies what birth control is covered under the Affordable Care Act, a trans woman is suing Barnes & Noble and more news stories!
Lloimincia Hall is fcking amazing, talk of parenting or not parenting, Gillian Anderson in bed, making feminist organizing more inclusive, TREES, the history of 4/20, and so much more!
Also, an otter.
You can watch women’s basketball nonstop this weekend, if you want to. What a time to be alive!
Where Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson become our favorite lesbian couple and we all get married. You’re going to need some tissues for this one. Or a blow horn.
From girl power to domestic violence, these are the ads screening during today’s big organized athletic event between two teams from I think the United States that have something in them for the rest of us. Mindy Kaling’s in one!
Queer and trans women of color living life, how to pet a cat, women punching people, grownup tomboy style, Everyone IS Gay, Brittani Nichols made them all that way, you can buy music, the Trans 100, abortions, a shitbag man got fired, poison, #pdxcarpet, turtles, marijuana, what I’m wearing this weekend.
While it’s great that these states are granting trans students rights, Virginia and Minnesota are still putting up a lot of hurdles for potential trans athletes.