Welcome to Also.Also.Also, a twice-a-week link roundup, now found at a NEW bat time (Tuesdays & Thursdays) on the same bat channel (Autostraddle.com).
Queer as in F*ck You
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We live in NYC, one of the most divers cities in the world and still it is so hard to find different shades of nude. The amazing @itsadehassan , founder of @nubianskin changed the lingerie industry and opened up the possibility for people of color to wear foundations that match their skin-tones, something that white people take for granted. Thank you @adehassan / @nubianskin for making this happen! And @thelingerieaddict for spreading the word! 💜💜💜 💃🏻 @thelingerieaddict 📸 @eatthecakenyc 💄 @makeupwithchinny #bushwickbrooklyn #nubianskin #differentshadesofnude #differentshades #beigeisnotnude #nudeunderwear #blackhistory #therackshack #neutrals #youdeserve #bushwick
And here’s some more Black Owned Queer Fashion & Accessory Brands!
Miss Staten Island Banned From St. Patrick’s Day Parade After Revealing Bisexuality. “I wanted it to be clear that I’m part of this community,” 23-year-old Madison L’Insalata said of why she decided to publicly come out.
While The Country Preps for Primaries and Pandemic, States Take Up Votes On Trans Lives by Chase Strangio (Also — Serious Health Care Lapses Continue To Be Found in Detention Center Housing Trans Migrants)
Saw This, Thought of You
Pink Pussy Hats, Pantsuits, and Beyond: A History of the Symbols of White Feminism. Among the different symbols of “white feminism” common themes of selfishness, co-option, and faux allyship emerge. (Much respect to the author of this piece — I agree with most of it — but you can pry a hot woman in a pantsuit from cold, dead hands)
Abortion Case in Colombia Could Be a Landmark in Latin America. A ruling in the case could have repercussions across the region.
The Joy of Fran Drescher. Damn, I even read the title of that article in Fran’s The Nanny voice.
Dunkin’s Donuts Latest Release Is Quite Simply a Bag of Bacon. Fast food chains nationwide are rushing to launch “meatless” and “plant-based” options. But not good ole Dunkin’.
Joe Coulombe, Founder of Popular Trader Joe’s Markets, Has Died. This spoonful of cookie butter raised in the air is for you, sir!
🎉 DIXIE CHICKS NEW ALBUM ALERT! 🎉
If you live in — deep breath! — Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, Arkansas, American Samoa, Maine, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Colorado, Minnesota, Vermont, Texas, Utah, or California, get ready to do some democracy, babbyyyyy!!
Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg dropped out of the race in the last 48 hours and, along with Beto O’Rourke, publicly endorsed Joe Biden at a Texas rally on Super Tuesday Eve. It’s a jungle out there! Here’s some election-adjacent news to read while you’re in line for the polls:
💫 How the Political Merchandising Industry Has Shaped the Primary. Feel the Bern stickers, coffee mugs full of Billionaire’s Tears, and Math Hats — Oh My!
💫 Black women voters are the backbone of the Democratic Party. With that in mind, Melissa Harris-Perry spoke with three high-ranking black women surrogates for the Joe Biden (Symone Sanders), Bernie Sanders (Nina Turner), and Elizabeth Warren (Ayanna Pressley) campaigns. Here’s what each had to say about their candidate in a one-of-its-kind comparison that you should definitely read today.
💫 And finally: “Any chance you could grab us a bottle of wine or something?” — Katie Hill, After the Scandal.