Please, help me help you. Push your puzzles aside. It’s time to squirt.
Like all of us, Ali Krieger is waiting for a Zoom call.
Since working from home is a part of the national call to practice social distancing, many of us are also navigating loneliness, restlessness, and anxiety. Here are a few tips that can help you on your journey.
Science and sexuality collide with swift force in this short but striking chapbook.
“top 10 things you shouldn’t say to your girlfriend”
Accepting Alison Roman’s culinary authority. Also: Zoom is the hottest dance club, celebrity culture is burning, and YA Books to celebrate Transgender Day of Visibility.
There’s a staunch Puritanical and traditionalist bent that persists in New England, now resulting less in atrocities like the perennially invoked Salem Witch Trials and more in people being doggedly polite: here, that means ignoring each other in public, not making small talk when you can be direct, and extreme propriety around personal questions to the extent of depersonalization. It can leave a queer kid uninspired, and in communities where, for better or worse, coding is still a vital method of communication, it can make the world feel small.
The world tells us that we should not want anything beyond what is here and now, right in front of us, but what’s in front of us is violent and harmful. What’s in front of us is killing us. Wanting for more is such a queer project.
It’s a tragedy when any publication shuts down, but for the state of Ohio, Prizm Magazine was the lifeblood of the LGBTQ+ community in an area still lacking statewide LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination protections; losing it is an example of what we’re losing in the world of arts and media due to COVID-19.
Irby evokes Nora Ephron in her latest essay collection.
This is the week that the US finally reached the top of the global rankings in terms of number of confirmed cases; Congress just passed a stimulus package the likes of which, I truly believe, have not been seen in a long, long time, if ever. There is a much, much bigger world that is getting hit with COVID-19 right now, and I definitely want to turn to that. But there’s a lot to say in the US alone right now.
A comfy and sensual off the shoulder moment. The small luxury of a matching set. We’re going to be inside for a while, spoil yourself in the ways that you can :)
With a high focus on the banter between the two, it’s perhaps only the absence of Sue’s trademark lesbian blazer and Mel’s trademark not-lesbian blazer that nudges our subconscious to remember they’re not being national treasures Mel and Sue, but mercenary murderers.
Rebecca Sugar on the Steven Universe finale, Kim Raver on Teddy Altman’s bisexuality, good news for One Day at a Time, how the coronavirus is affecting the fall TV pilot season, and more.
As COVID-19 brings the world as we know it to and end, queer, trans and marginalized communities need to transformative justice more than ever. But what does it mean to believe in a world without punishment in the apocalypse?
Oh my God, you’ve never been on OurChart?
Happy Sunday! We’re still isolating, but that doesn’t mean you’re alone! We’ve got tons to keep you connected and feeling good and gay! TV shows, gardening, music, you name it!
The coronavirus and safer sex; whether eating ass boosts your immunity, tips for staying in touch with your body and sexuality no matter who you are (or aren’t) quarantined with and more.
If I’m being honest, as a person whose joy is generally exponentially increased by sharing it with other people, so not having live company with which to share my food has been underwhelming of late. That said, I do love to impress myself, and the easiest way to do that is to take something simple, like a pancake, and give it a makeover, so I can fall in love with it anew.
Beginning a daily tarot practice is a lovely gift that you can give yourself, whether you use this ritual for journal prompts, meditations, or just an opportunity to swear at an inanimate object for a few minutes every day.