As someone who has fallen for oblivious girls, or helped girls I was crushing on find the perfect thing to say to the boy of their dreams, I found it all surprisingly grounded in reality considering it was about a demon from hell and the literal first woman on Earth.
“What do we in want from and for Lisa in 2019? Justice for him, or peace of mind for us? The desire to reach back in time and pull him into our present is natural because we – especially trans people – want to see her character restored in dignity, thus preserving our own dignity.”
A personal essay on Dressbarn that you didn’t know you needed, the WNBA is not a girl not yet a woman, reparations, Sylvia Rivera, abstinence-only is so fucked, a Roe challenge thought exercise and so much more!
GLAAD’s 2019 Studio Responsibility Index is here. Good news: Gay and lesbian rep is up. Bad news: Racial diversity is down, and trans rep remains at zero.
Charmed decided to get “serious” about its magic, and along the way it forgot everything that made the season campy fun, addictive, feminist, silly and yes – the greatness of centering queer women of color in the middle of all.
Queer language before we had queer language, a new generation of villainous women, why money doesn’t save artists, the best bad women in fiction, tons of translated titles and more.
Great Old Broads for Wilderness is a national grassroots organization, led by women, that engages and inspires activism to preserve and protect wilderness and wild lands.
“The L Word” reboot has a title and a cute lil poster and you can put THAT on your f*cking clipboard.
Billie Jean King will go down as one of the greatest tennis players — one of the greatest athletes, actually — of all time. 39 Grand Slam titles. 20 Wimbledon victories. And, of course, her Battle of the Sexes win over Bobby Riggs, which sold out the Astrodome and was viewed by more than 90 million people.
“…is this divine intervention?”
Plus: a Captain Marvel deleted scene, a new trailer for Tales of the City, Ruby Rose chattin’ about Batwoman, Tessa Thompson continuing to be a superstar, Sue Bird’s out for the 2019 WNBA season, and more.
Janelle Monae is the mother of dragons, Amber Heard and Corey Rae enjoy amazing cuisine, Gaby Dunn holds a dog, Halsey and Joan Jett have a meet-cute, Samira Wiley wears a hoodie and more important news from this week’s queer celebrity instagram.
There’s a look I get from black and biracial women on the trail. And there’s a look I give black and biracial women. It’s recognition: “I see you. We’re the only ones like us out here.”
Tanya Saracho demands more from her characters, from her audience. She requires our discomfort, our willingness to bring all of our messy selves in front of the television.
12. Sometimes Love Doesn’t Win, Quinn
What’s your enneagram type? Hannah Paasch wants to help you figure that out and so much more.
All hell breaks loose in the season finale of Legends of Tomorrow. Also Sara wears a Supergirl costume.
With big ideas and a constant need for movement, Gemini season is all about connection, communication, and construction – we buzz with ideas, pour our hearts into new projects, share hopes and dreams.
“I love classical tailoring but I worry that maybe it comes across as a bit stuffy and boring? I want to convince myself, and ideally other people, that I’m hot and I’ve got a lot to offer.”
I wish this Aggro Crag were maybe just a smidgen less aggro.