I did my own research, aka I texted a bunch of my queer and trans friends to ask them about their body hair. What do you do with your pit hair? How does that choice connect with your gender, your other identities, cultural or family expectations?
Mary Lambert, Halsey and Lauren Jauregui, Hailee Steinfeld and Carly Rae Jepsen all gave us new queer or queer-ish songs this week, and it’s up to you to make at least one of them the song of the summer.
Topics include Twin Peaks, the Menendez Brothers murders, white supremacy, the artwashing of Boyle Heights, Richard Nixon, waterparks, “The Perils of Privilege” and so much more!
Do you have any fur kids? What are their names? How did they come into your life?
Come for the euphemisms, stay for the butties! It’s the Comment Awards, now with more gender bending Gillian Anderson. Praise.
Not only are they serving up our wholesale demise, they’re serving looks.
Nearly all those murdered, including Faulkner, have been Black trans women.
An A-Camp love story to help ease your comedown!
At least one-third of the lesbian and bisexual female characters in major studio films last year appeared on-screen for under ten seconds, which is only one of many problems revealed by GLAAD’s 2016 Studio Responsibility Index.
Plus some new scenes from OITNB’s new season, Carrie Fisher’s last Star Wars cover shoot, Ellen’s first standup special in 15 years, Wynonna Earp key art, Queen Sugar’s second season trailer and more!
Ugh. I’m moving. Here’s a monkey wrench.
So basically, in summary, they took all the things you were afraid of as a child and they made a four-hour-long game that I recommend.
How was your Brittani Nichols today?
Meme historians, the necessary fragility of feminism and radical politics, poetry a fatal, first-person queer writing as a way to shift power and more.
Go get ’em, Supergirl.
Paige and Emily say goodbye for the last time.
Could you please turn down — and I use this term very loosely — “your” music?
What do you do when your apartment is boxes? Throw Gayme Night in a bar instead!
The lives (and affair) of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West is coming to the big screen this year. Here are some of the gayest things they wrote to one another.
Why pick between your passions when you can design a life based on ALL of them?