I took Tuesday off, but WOW DID I MISS YOU!
What’s new? Painted your nails? Stared out a window? Did you finally find the remote? Was it stuck between the couch cushion and the fold out bed you never use? Tell me everything!
Queer as in F*ck You
I feel like we keep coming back to this story about dying lesbian bars for the last two weeks now, and always from a different angle: Where Did All the Lesbian Bars Go? Increasingly, They’re on TV
Mary-Kate Olsen Will Date Cara Delevingne: A Mystical Prediction. Sometimes we all need a laugh.
Myriam Gurba for Remezcla, Be About It: A History of Mutual Aid Has Prepared POC for This Moment (and if you want to learn more about how queer and trans POC are helping doing mutual aid in this crucial moment, you will love Autostraddle’s new mini-series, Community Check! The first two entries – published just this week — highlight the work of queer Latinas)
Saw This, Thought of You
With County Fairs Off, Children Show Their Cows and Sheep Virtually. Maybe it’s because I live in the Midwest, but I found this to be really tender.
Speaking of virtual events, there’s an online nerd comic-con happening this weekend to raise money to support first responders.
There's a lot of awesome queer stuff happening at @homeconofficial this weekend!#OrphanBlack panel!#WynonnaEarp panel!#Wentworth spotlight with BEA HERSELF#DarkMatter panel!
PLUS 1:1s still open for some queer folks and folks who have played queer!!https://t.co/0l0fSEKTtg
Much respect to aficionados of sad/angry white girl music everywhere: Alanis Morissette Announces Jagged Little Pill Livestream
Whew, music really is creeping all over this roundup, huh?
Suzy is the first Latina to ever write a cover for RS, and Benito the first non-English dominant artist to grace the cover. And it’s so good – toas las flores pa @HexPositive! 💐💐💐 https://t.co/SfPNSrltga
— Verónica Bayetti Flores (@veroconplatanos) May 14, 2020
I love everything about this. (El perreo es nuestro, here’s the link)
A good time to mention that Xoài Phạm, our new trans subject editor, penned an absolutely breathtaking tribute that we all should take time to read: Like Aimee Stephens, We Await the Justice We Deserve
Put respect on Aimee’s name.