Also.Also.Also: Ellen DeGeneres and the Prison of Her Own Making, Plus Other Stories for Your Week

Well I don’t know about you but my hair looks great today AND I have oranges in my kitchen, sooooo feeling PRETTY GOOD about this week.

Queer as in F*ck You

Ellen DeGeneres And The Limits Of Relatability. Whew this is good.

BRIT Awards 2019: LGBT+ Musicians Lead Nominations

Netflix Won’t Film Series in North Carolina Over Anti-LGBT Law

There Has Been A Resurgence Of Detentions Of LGBT People In Chechnya, According To Reports

‘Feminist’ Groups Teaming Up With Phyllis Schlafly’s Organization to Put Trans Kids’ Safety at Risk

Denver Votes to Ban Conversion Therapy

Yao Xiao on Communicating Ideas and Emotions through Illustrations

Missy Elliott Will Be the First Woman in Hip-Hop Inducted to the Songwriter Hall of Fame

More in Japan Identify As LGBT As Social Awareness Grows, Study Finds

Tegan and Sara Announce Their Debut Memoir, High School

Need to make sure you’re aware of Femme Birds on Instagram !!! Also Butch Birds. Y’all, queers are better at everything.

Saw This, Thought of You

Woman With Rare Medical Condition Unable to Hear Men’s Voices 🙏

After the ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Documentary, #MeToo Has Finally Returned to Black Girls

How to Get Out of Bed When You’re Depressed

A Short and Brief History of the Women Behind the Jam Band Scene

Millions of College Students Are Going Hungry

The Real Question Isn’t How to Save Abortion Rights, but How to Prepare for Their Absence

What to Do With All Your Stuff That Doesn’t ‘Spark Joy’

These Teen Girls Are Sharing Their Guatemalan Culture Through Photos

Political Snacks

Five Women Start Texas Legislature’s First LGBTQ Caucus

The Longest Government Shutdown in History, in Photos

Tulsi Gabbard Once Touted Working for Anti-Gay Group That Backed Conversion Therapy

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