A long long time ago, Daniel Ortberg tweeted something about forgetting to refrigerate his cans of seltzer water, and then drinking them at room temperature and thinking about how much better they’d be if they were cold, but still not ever getting them into the refrigerator. I think about this a lot.
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Queer as in F*ck You
‘People Took Advantage’: Coeur De Pirate Reflects on Coming Out as Queer. She talks about being sober in here! Just fyi.
Why I Waited Until I Was 40 to Come Out as a Lesbian. Nicole Gilley is a black woman raised by a single mother and this is her story.
Queer, Punk And Latin: A Discussion About Sexual Identity. Nearly a full half hour of Jen Alva (Fea, Girl In A Coma), Niña Dioz and Miriam Zoila Perez talking about being queer and Latinx in the music biz!
Wichita Students Have a Colorful Greeting for Anti-LGBT Group. I LOVE harmless senior pranks/traditions SO MUCH and this iteration made me cry AND IT’S FINE. And yes I’m getting my period on Wednesday, thank you for asking.
Queer Dentist Repairs Gay Bashing Victim’s Shattered Teeth For Free. ANOTHER THING TO CRY ABOUT.
Hello Blood: The Dance of the Miscarriage. Need a gentle way to let you know that this is not a gentle piece but it is beautiful.
Why the Modest Clothing Industry Is Only Getting More Mainstream: “Collections for Muslim women and other modest dressers have launched in stores like Macy’s, but there’s still a long way to go.”
Saw This, Thought of You
I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Well I want you to know that this has changed my life and brought me this much closer to buying the floor-length velvet duster I’ve been talking myself out of for months: Everyone Should Own a House Party Hosting Outfit.