Here are 50 of the best books from this year that are by and about women, feminism or gender and related intersectional issues. There seem to be strong recurring themes of dystopia, anger, and navigating violent structures of power. What a coincidence!
The Grammy Awards are extra queer, Ellen Degeneres is doing stand up again, trans folks speak out, and more!
The Tumblr and Facebook bans on sexuality-related photos and words, a photo series about healing through queer BDSM, how to consciously choose boundaries and more.
We all deserve the reward of eating a perfectly winter-themed scone curled up in a blanket with some peppermint tea.
You’re sure it will continue to be awful.
Plus Legacies gives us a Hufflepuff/Slytherin power couple, All American gives us Coop in a suit. And quick hits on Coronation Street, The Young and the Restless, Charmed, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Star and The Flash!
Long days and even longer nights just trying to make ends meet? We can’t change everything but taking care of the mind, body and soul (very original) can hopefully make it a little easier. Check out these gifts to do just that!
“The chairs thing! THE CHAIRS THING. All my life.”
Let’s imagine if the Straddleverse became a real life coworking space! What would your ideal workspace look like?
“I couldn’t help to associate this perception of my ‘powerfulness’ in drag as belittling my power when I dress and present as feminine.”
Topics include taxidermy, a child sex trafficking ring engineered by a very rich assh*le, Heathers (the movie), murder, a cruise for cryptocurrency lovers, Lolita, weird online shopping, the Jewish American Princess and so much more!
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Jennifer and Khalil act out my favorite Beyoncé and Jay-z video! Except it’s all wrong!
Look guys, I don’t know what to tell you. It seems like the prophecy has finally come true: everybody in Hollywood is gay, everyone is gay; your chances of getting a date with Janelle Monáe have never been better.
Life – fierce, painful, unyielding, complicated – bursts from every page of The Tiger Flu, which tells a story of love (and hate) between women in a futuristic world overrun by corporate technocracy and the effects of climate change.
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has been doing incredible work for 40 years — here’s a little bit about that, and also about the Fueling the Frontlines gala I attended last month, and also about their upcoming benefit featuring Ellen Page, Kiersey Clemons and Olivia Wilde!
Gabby Rivera’s TED Talk, Fried Green Tomatoes, sperm donors of color, Tumblr’s porn ban, the sweater, abortion in Ireland, and more!
Where the hell is Cheryl? Do we think things will come full circle for her and she’ll be the one to break her dear cousin out of the Sisters Of Quiet Mercy? Does Riverdale have any real plans for her this season?
The age-old challenge: what to get for your rad, free-thinking, take-no-BS, burn down the cisheteropatriarchy, revolutionary friend or loved one? Capitalism sucks. These gifts don’t!
“I wear Spiritual Awakening Pants, because I look good in them and sometimes I crave that feeling. I feel guilty while I do it, like I’m legitimising the remnants of colonialism that I see in the patterns of elephants.”