Call me by my name — or whatever one I tell you I prefer. Also, SZA talks crystals and astrology, more on “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” and an opportunity for BIPOC leatherdykes to stretch their creative muscles and make us swoon.
What sex after Covid can be like, a meditation on nonmonogamy, erotic feminist comic books, period sex portraits and more.
I have a pattern of hyperfixating on certain queens. Maybe it’s a talent crush, maybe it’s a crush crush, maybe a talent crush IS a crush crush because what’s more crushable than talent??
This time Gone Girl is gay, girl.
So much has happened, and in many ways it feels impossible for me to not look at everything through the lens of the insurrection in the U.S. Capitol. This is just one of those times where it’s as much as I can do to look at all the many ways America is, quite simply, falling apart right now. So this week’s Extra! Extra! is pretty much limited to American news: several angles of breaking down everything that’s horrifying about the insurrection, the Trump administration’s parting shots and how COVID continues to rage amid American incompetence.
Topics include your Grandma’s couch, credit card points, SoulCycle, Yoga With Adriene, Fran Lebowitz, the year in self-improvement, filicide, how unhoused teens are coping in locked-down New York and so much more!
“The Janet Mock-Turtleneck is a much-appreciated fashion innovation!”
Also: here’s some legit great queer newsletters for your inbox, honoring Monica Roberts and Margot St. James, post-impeachment burn out, meet the most serious astrologer on TikTok, and more.
Most of this year’s “Where We Are on TV” downtrends — and the total time Americans spent watching TV — can be attributed to the pandemic.
Here is a beginner’s guide to sending really hot sexts to your casual date, your girlfriend, and every babe in between. You’re welcome.
This one is for people who are single, live and work alone. What are people like us doing during this pandemic time? I have the solution for you. Simulate sex by solely listening to Janet Jackson’s hottest hits.
Who among us hasn’t had to apologize for our dog chewing our new girlfriend’s dildo, or had to interrupt a date because your ex called to say she was taking your shared-custody rabbit to the emergency vet?
You may be wondering, do I really have to communicate directly about EVERYTHING? In short… yes! Well okay, in slightly longer: almost always yes.
Stop reading garbage online and start reading all the great books that are coming out in 2021 instead.
Not one but TWO Lizzie Borden houses are on the market right now – who will snag the ultimate piece of Kristen Stewart memorabilia?
“Are you watching white supremacists storm the capitol while eating a bowl of popcorn??”
14 first messages that will have you burning up your matches list (with queer pop culture references!).
Miss Honey is the original cottagecore lesbian, Batwoman Batwoman Batwoman, queer people deserve mediocre movies too, and — surprise! — Netflix realizes it needs more Latinx shows.
Any app is a dating app if you have confidence and a good selfie. Combine that attitude with Instagram’s many features for actually getting to know what someone is like and connecting with their life, and you’re halfway to adopting a cat with someone or just sucking their face off, whichever you’re looking for.
Janet Mock’s chunky sweater game is unmatched, hot gay couple galore for team #LoveIsNotALie and Javicia Leslie has this new show called “Batwoman” on Sunday, perhaps you’ve heard of it?
Also, Tracy Chapman got PAID, vintage vapid fluff starring Tallulah Bankhead, Aretha Franklin’s queer sister, and celebrating Mary J Blige’s 50th birthday in style.