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UM HI missed you on Thursday! Now you’ve got a double dose of links to get through which is great because like what else were you going to do today? Go outside?? I THINK NOT.
Queer as in F*ck You
To Be Young, Gifted, Black—and Lesbian
The Weaponized Comedy of Hannah Gadsby
I’m Queer, I’m Christian, & Here’s How My Religion Is Failing Me:
When Brooklyn Was Queer: Telling the Story of the Borough’s LGBT Past
The Gay-Rights Activists Hoping for a Legal Victory in Kenya
Mike Pence Isn’t ‘Decent.’ He’s Insidious. by Cynthia Nixon
A new book! I heard you like books: Samantha Allen Shines a New Light on Queer Communities in Red States
This Mormon Survived Conversion Therapy. Now The Mormon Church Is Turning Against It
Conservative Christians Just Retook the United Methodist Church
The US Is Now Less Travel-Friendly for LGBTQ+ People Because of Trump
LGBTQ Adults Feel More Shame, Anxiety, and Depression About Their Money Than Their Straight Peers, According to a New Study. Seems right.
Bonnaroo Will Host First-Ever Pride Parade With Circus & Drag Queen Performances
First Ever Transgender Cultural District Co-Founded By #XLBossLady Aria Sa’id
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras – In Pictures
Author T Kira Madden Orders Sake for Breakfast: gay.
The Minnesota Murderess: “A new wife, a dead husband, and the arsenic panic that shook the Victorian world.” Listen.
Support the displaced QTPOC residents of 94 Monroe in Brooklyn!
Saw This, Thought of You
What’s the Future of the Feminist Movement? 12 Leading Voices Respond
In ‘Parkland,’ the Man Who Wrote the Book on Columbine Finds Something New: Hope
What The Natural Hair Movement Looked Like Before Influencers
Carrie Ann Lucas, Disability Rights Activist and Attorney, Dies Following Denial From Insurance Company
Stevie Nicks on Tom Petty, Drag Queens, ‘Game of Thrones’ and Missing Prince
How the Coke Cross from ‘Cruel Intentions’ Became an Iconic Symbol of ’90s Teen Rebellion #cokecross
Gay snacks: Lori Lightfoot Advances to Runoff in Chicago Mayoral Race and Maria Hadden Ousts Longtime Ald. Joe Moore In 49th Ward
Here’s a fun piece of investigative journalism that everyone’s reading today! The Making of the Fox News White House. Just so many things!!
Democrats’ ‘Medicare For All’ Legislation Would End the Hyde Amendment
Why White School Districts Have So Much More Money
Climate Change Is Here—and It Looks Like Starvation
Nancy Pelosi: The Rolling Stone Interview
Real Black Activists Worry Fake Ones Will Drown Them Out On Twitter