Also.Also.Also: Dana Still Dies and Other Stories You Need Today

Hi I missed you! We had all these plans for things we’d write and publish while we were on the mountain at A-Camp, and then wouldn’t you know it, the mountain had other plans for us. Now I’m sitting on my parents’ couch in Tennessee watching a hunting show and getting ready to see my preggers little sister this afternoon! How’s your Monday? Do you want to come over for a bowl of okra and tomatoes? What if I never leave this place? Is there a delivery service that will just bring my dogs to me here?

Queer as in F*ck You

+ Oh. Yes. Mallory made this for you: The L Word, Fixed.

Helena ends up with that hot cop Lucy Lawless would have played in season six, if there had ever been a season six (there is no season six).

Dana still dies, but at least Alice is in the room holding her hand when it happens. Sorry.

+ Kim Katrin Milan is pregnant and sharing tips! Heart heart!

+ Super: The Handsome Revolution Project.

+ Brilliant: Low Riders Meet Queer Culture in The Q-Sides.

+ Kenya’s Long Painful Road to Gay Equality.

+ Barnard College Will Accept Trans Women!

+ Brittney Griner Files for Annulment After 28 Days of Marriage to Glory Jonhnson.

+ South Korean Police Ban LGBT Pride.

+ How Uganda’s LGBT Community is Fighting for the Right to Exist.

Doll Parts

+ Halt and Catch Fire Explores What it Was Like for Women in 80s Tech. Season two started a couple of weeks ago and I should probably be watching this.

+ Anish Kapoor’s Versailles Vagina Causes Controversy in France, as one might imagine it would.

+ I wanted to beg someone at A-Camp to give me cat eyes, but I did not, because I am a baby. If you’re a baby like me, this step-by-step how-to for liquid eyeliner might be the best thing you’ve seen all year. Babies unite! Liquid Eyeliner Explained, via Kate Bush.

+ Orange Is The New Black‘s Selenis Leyva on What Caitlyn Jenner’s VF Cover Sparked for Me as a Sister of a Trans Woman. And while you’re at it, watch the first promo video for Caitlin Jenner’s docuseries on E.

+ FIFA Video Games Will Finally Feature Women’s Teams.

Saw This, Thought of You

+ How to Grow Tomatoes.

+ If Plants Know They’re Being Eaten, Can That Change the Way We Use Pesticides?

Local Autostraddle Meet-Ups

+ 7/13 Columbus, OH: Columbus Pride Week Kickoff Beach Party

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  1. I’m so excited for Kim’s pregnancy journey and seeing a qtpoc couple go through this!! I’m also feeling really confused and sad about Brittney and Glory and I hope everything works out however it’s supposed to.

    This week had my emotions doing A Lot.

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