How was your weekend?! I tried so hard to get our silly tree up and decorated but it just would not cooperate. So there it is, sitting in the corner, unlit and undecorated. Have you ever dealt with an uncooperative holiday tree? Does meditating with a glass of wine help? What about lying on the floor and counting your heartbeats until your wife comes home? Building a pillow fort in your bedroom and watching American Ultra in a party dress? (Yes, that last one did help a little.)
You Should Go or Do or Give
+ Brittani Nichols is doing joke karaoke on Wednesday! What the hell is that? I do not know. Why don’t you go and find out for us?
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Ileana Jimenez brings you Revising Queer Immigrant Dreams: “A new lesbian film is putting an unseen demographic on the big screen.”
+ Parents Outraged LGBT Book for Teens in Local Library because of course they are. Parents, y’all are very predictable and tired. And stupid.
+ Vikki Reich talks about the pressure to be a perfect lesbian mom. Don’t read the comments!
+ Lesbian Harvard Professors: Don’t Erase Anti-Gay Bigot’s Name From Our Home by Katie Zavadski. “Advice to protesters who want to rename buildings on campuses: You don’t need to erase history to deal with it.” Hmmm.
+ America’s Forgotten Female Astronauts by Dr. Elizabeth Yuko.
+ We Put Six Times as Many Women in Prison Today as We Did in 1980 by Lindsay Schrupp.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ The Period is Pissed. “When did our plainest punctuation mark become so aggressive?”
+ Email is the New Generation Gap. Interestingggg.
+ This spoke to me. The Leftover Scraps of Ordinary Life: “A photographer documents her late husband’s belongings.”
Millions of Baby Spiders Create Giant Silken Blanket in Tennessee! How darling.