Also.Also.Also: Criminalizing Conversion Therapy in California and Other Stories for Your Week

Good day to you! I made a pie on Saturday and I’m just saying, if you want to make a pie this week you shouldn’t let anything stand in your way. That is a valid and important dream to have and you deserve it! YOU DESERVE SOME PIE.

Direct Action

Have you taken the 12th annual LGBTQ Community Survey yet? It takes about 10-12 minutes and only costs $75 jk it’s free.

“There’s power in our Pride! Participating in this study helps open doors-and minds-around the world, and influences positive changes for our community. Previous surveys have yielded 45,000 respondents from 150 countries! You may have seen Community Marketing & Insights quoted in the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, etc.”


Queer as in F*ck You

California Democrats Want to Make ‘Conversion’ Therapy Consumer Fraud.

Watch Kesha Help an LGBT Couple Get Hitched in ‘I Need a Woman’.

How Romance Can Protect Gay And Lesbian Youths From Emotional Distress.

Lesbian, Bisexual Girls Are Much More Likely To Be Suspended Or Expelled From School.

The Death of Stephanie Yellowhair and the Resilience of the Queer Spirit.

Detroit’s Black Trans Women Are Launching A New Comedic Webseries.


Doll Parts

What About “The Breakfast Club”?

Octavia Butler 101: Two Scholars on the Sci-Fi Genius Who Inspired Janelle Monáe.

The Opposite of Light: “On deciding to medicate my premenstrual dysphoric disorder.”

Six Female Explorers Who Took Adventure Into Their Own Hands.


Keep Up

Oklahoma Teachers’ Walkout Gains Momentum Going Into Second Week.

Snyder Ends Bottled Water for Flint.

In Parkland, Shutting Down A Black Lives Matter Statement Days Before Shooting.

Backpage Has Been Taken Down By The US Government And Sex Workers Aren’t Happy.


Saw This, Thought of You

The Devonte Hart Case Highlights a Profound Racial Disparity in the Treatment of Child Abuse.

I thought you might want to read about what’s going on with your eyebrows.

How the Advice Columnist Conquered America.

Marvel’s “Black Panther” and Uncolonized African Sexuality.

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