Good morning! Not sure if you’ve heard the good news but we launched our 13th theme issue yesterday and it’s pret-ty great!
Queer as in F*ck You
They keep interviewing King Princess and by jove, I keep sharing those interviews with you! IT’S WHAT I WAS HIRED TO DO. I take this job VERY seriously ok. King Princess Is Here To Make Queer Youth Feel Like Royalty.
His Gay Daughter Killed Herself At 23. His Message: “Don’t Mess Up Like I Did.” An interview with Nathan Mathis (the dad who protested outside the Roy Moore rally 2017) by Tori Truscheit. You will cry so like, just be ready for that. Ok.
Coming Out Twice, and Being a Lesbian in 2018 by Catherine Bouris.
Why Are There So Few Queer Female Coming-of-Age Movies? Wait I know this one.
Consider supporting Transcapsule! The transition-tracking app! Or how about this project that Alexis thought you’d want to know about, Heartwood: Non-binary Tales of Sylvan Fantasy!? There are so many things to support in this world!
Beyond Representation: Visibility in Media Won’t Save Us by Hari Ziyad.
Jeff Sessions’ ‘Religious Liberty Task Force’ Declares Holy War on LGBT People. (This is such a good headline.) (The fact that appreciation for the headline is my first inclination here instead of like, you know, misery and dread, sure does say something! Wheeee!)
Megan Rapinoe Is Still Pulling All The Right Strings by Lauren Theisen.
Saw This, Thought of You
How to Spend Your Privilege by Brittany Packnett.
New Robyn song:
Set aside some time for this one — like, you probably don’t have it in you to read it right now, so don’t try. Just save it for tonight maybe. The Graveyard Game by Kristen Arnett.
The Decline and Fall of Diet Coke and the Power Generation That Loved It. Moment of silence.