Vermont has the weed, you have Hayley Kiyoko, Instagram, #MeToo, Rosie the Riveter, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, queer pop’s last taboo, and so much more!
Our panel answers your questions about getting knocked up, adopting, the challenges and rewards of queer mom life, and so much more!
Unfortunately, most parenting books weren’t written with queer moms, trans dads, non-binary parents and gestational carriers, and families that look like ours in mind.
“And then she told us there was another child — a baby — at a nearby hospital. Were we interested? We said yes even though we had a thousand questions and just as many concerns (why was he in the hospital? Where were his birth parents? Who was holding him when he cried?). That baby turned out to be our son.”
“Before becoming a parent, I looked at parenting through rose-colored glasses — with an able-bodied person’s perspective. It was drilled into my head by other people, well-meaning as they were, that I probably shouldn’t have children.”
If the idea of having children as queer women is a fraught and complicated topic, Good Manners opens itself up to the mess.
TikTok, the war on sex work, Fiona Apple, our enormous immigrant detention system, Roxane Gay, why LGBTQ publications like Autostraddle are left out of the larger conversations, and more!
Also, this is a great show a great show to play Canadian Bingo with.
Caterpillars, Newark’s lead crisis, Goopy, wow flesh-eating bacterias slow down, Black LGBTQ youth in the rural south, how to handle getting called out, and so many other things to read!
It’s our epic guide to some of the best places to eat, learn, walk, shop, party and be queer in Los Angeles.
Tales of the City reboot, The Handmaid’s Tale blesses the fight, Pose vaults to the 1990s, HBO debuts a Skins-esque show starring Zendaya canoodling with a trans character played by an actual trans actress, OINTB says goodbye, G.L.O.W moves to Vegas, LGBT documentaries debut for Pride and so many more summertime TV gems to look forward to!
Plus updates on episodes of This Is Us and The Good Fight that you’re not going to want to miss.
Honey, these glorious embodiments of black femme magic are about to sweep you off your feet.
For queer couples already facing marginalization in their lives and relationship before making the decision to become pregnant, the presence of a doula can be profound.
The Indystraddlers take you on a tour through Indianapolis!
Some of these songs and/or albums are dark, slow, and ponderous, great for really sinking into your mattress. Most of them, though, are cute, sweet, upbeat tracks that helped me keep going when it seemed like I was going to never leave my house again.
These podcasts are for the chingonas, the jotxs, and the baddass Latinxs who need some audio magic in their lives.
The feel-good books centering queer parents you should read right now.
“It’s a harsh reality that I will be priced out of my own life at this point if the AHCA gets passed and, quite frankly, I’m not done living my damn life yet.”
30+ queers gathered in a room to eat cheese curds and drink box wine. Now I will share the knowledge we obtained with you, because we’re a community and that’s how it works.