feature image from Jinkx Monsoon’s “Just Me (The Gender Binary Blues)”
I’m pinch-hitting for Carmen this week as she gets a much-deserved respite. I hope that you’re finding a way to give yourself a break too… watching some new TV (the new season of One Day at a Time premieres tonight!) or reading a new book.
Or, you could just check out all these links!
Queer as in F*ck You
I understand the impulse to draw a connection between those two moments — both driven by government incompetence and indifference — but that parallel is fraught and highly revisionist. AIDS Activist Mark S. King penned a compelling response: Stop Comparing Coronavirus to Early HIV/AIDS. Just Stop.
More Chika, from NPR’s famed Tiny Desk:
Saw This, Thought of You
Oh, did you think you’d get an Also.Also.Also from me without sports links?
This explains why Liz Cambage’s WNBA contract hasn’t been finalized: Las Vegas Aces star Liz Cambage believes she had COVID-19 while playing in China
From the newly minted AP Coach of the Year: Dawn Staley and the sting of losing a championship season
Saw This, Thought of You: Homeschool Edition
Coronavirus has forced me — and, I suspect, some of you — to become homeschool teachers… and, lemme tell you, it has been tough. I am not sure how the Kentucky legislature can possibly be considering raiding teachers’ pensions when, after just a week of trying to do their job, I want to give teachers whatever they want.
At any rate, I thought I’d take this opportunity to share some resources that I’ve found useful. If you’ve found good resources, please share them in the comments.
Biden has talked with Obama about possible vice presidential pick – NBC News reports that seven women are under consideration for Biden’s VP slot. Any predictions?