A man who hears colors, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl in a trailer, a freebleeding marathon runner who is my personal hero, male musicians described as female musicians would be, unpaid emotional labor, an interview with the creators of the Gender Is Over tee, Ellen Page’s new movie and so very much more!
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Everything you could ever want to read is in this link roundup. Everything! Almost everything.
Her murder reminds us of just how little society values the lives of black trans women.
A period playlist, talk of snapdragons, men, carefree black girls, the myth of the ethical shopper, racism around the globe, what kind of drunk are you though?, catcalls, pictures of New Zealand’s queer scene, queer muslims, and so much more!
Meet the first lesbian couple to marry in Puerto Rico, rewatch Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPYs speech, pet a sea bunny, celebrate Ramadan with your chosen family, check out what the Ali Forney center did with that donation from Bea Arthur, and then get a f*cking job because the EEOC wants to protect you from your potential employer’s bullsh*t while you do.
“As a trans woman, I’m pretty willing to watch most movies about or featuring trans women, and I’ve been waiting to fall in love with one of them for a long, long time. I came close when I saw Gun Hill Road, but in the end, I was really just enamored with Harmony Santana’s performance. It wasn’t until I saw Tangerine that I really felt butterflies.”
So many things for you to read with your eyeballs and your brains!
It will take time. It will take a lot of patience. It will be worth it.
”Girl Scouts is for every girl,” said council CEO Megan Ferland. ”And every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to.”
“If you’d told 17-year-old-me that in 2015, I’d be standing in Target, picking out a Father’s Day card or crying while dancing with my Dad at my wedding, I would’ve laughed in your face.”
“I’ll never have nobody like her again… She was the most beautiful person.”
In just the few days since Jenner made her debut, I’ve received the same amount submissions that I received in the nearly two months before. All of these submissions are about Jenner.
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!
“13. All feminist concerns are transgender concerns, period.”
I found myself crying halfway through the first episode — not because the show was touching my heart, but because I couldn’t believe how Carly was being talked about by her family.
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!
Janet Mock and Oprah sat down to talk about being your most authentic self, owning your own truth and Redefining Realness.
Racing wiener dogs, more visibility for more families than ever from that dude in the White House, a frog that looks like this other frog you’re probably really attached to and have been since childhood, a Wells Fargo ad to well your eyes with tears of joy, and bathroom bill updates that won’t make you wanna slap someone in the face!
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!