Also.Also.Also: Claiming “Exuberant, Eccentric, Horny” As Fundamental Queer Culture, Bye

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A brand new week! What should we call it?

Queer as in F*ck You

Celebrate Your Kid’s Transition. Don’t Grieve It.

Coming Out in Uganda Was a Death Sentence. The U.S. Border Was a Trap

Prison Guards Made Fun Of Transgender Inmates And Released Their Medical Info In A Private Facebook Group

Meet the New (Very Queer) Cast of MTV’s True Love or True Lies

Meet La Neve, the Disco-Punk Artist Making Political Music You Can Dance To

Wisconsin Waitress Fired After Not Serving Transphobic Customers

‘Safe Sex’ Is the Queer Sci-Fi Thriller People Need

Two of Britain’s Most Infamous Serial Killers Had a Lesbian Prison Romance. Unsurprisingly I, an American, have never heard of these people, but this does feel somehow important to all of us.

Meet the Trans Swimmer Who Made NCAA and LGBT Sports History

The Pleasure of Being Lou: “A new collection of Lou Sullivan’s journals shows the gay trans pioneer in his exuberant, eccentric, horny fullness.”

Christians, Here’s How To Affirm Your Queer Friends

Frank Ocean Launches Queer Club Night in New York

How My Role-Playing Game Character Showed Me I Could Be a Woman


Saw This, Thought of You

Emmett Till Memorial Has a New Sign. This Time, It’s Bulletproof.

The Case for Checking a Bag — this is by Roxane Gay, so.

How @EmoBlackThot Infiltrated Black Women’s Safe Spaces

Please this is all I want for Christmas: Artist Jessica Harrison Gives Ceramic Dolls Gory Makeovers

“Publishers Are Going to Live or Die Based on Their Relationship With Readers”: How Quartz Is Rethinking Its Membership Offerings INTERESTING.


Political Snacks

Missing: Lesbians at the CNN LGBT Town Hall

Citing an Appearance by Kirstjen Nielsen, Brandi Carlile Drops Out of Women’s Summit in D.C.

A Million People Are Jailed at China’s Gulags. I Managed to Escape. Here’s What Really Goes on Inside

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