Also.Also.Also: Gavin Grimm’s Human Rights Were Indeed Violated in Virginia and Other Stories for Your Week

I just adopted two baby fiddle leaf figs (they’re at Trader Joe’s right now if you’re also in the market!) and I’m asking for your crossed fingers and green thumb spells, please and thank you. I hope your weekend was hilarious and weird and great!

Queer as in F*ck You

Virginia Schools’ Bathroom Rule Violates Transgender Rights, U.S. Judge Says

Queering Barbie by Kristen Arnett: “A good thing about owning Barbies if you’re a little queer girl is that you can look at their naked bodies and not feel like anyone will say anything weird to you for it.”

Traveling While LGBTQIA

Advocates of Color Are Creating Alternatives to Detention for LGBTQ Migrants

Beirut Protestors Hold Concert Against LGBTQ Censorship

Why Photography Was so Important to These Radical Lesbian Communities

MUNA on Queer Anthems & Creating ‘Something Bigger Than Ourselves’

Long Distance: Anoop Lokkur’s Short Lesbian Film Explores a Familiar Reality for Unmarried Indian Women

WWE’s First Openly Lesbian Wrestler Daria Berenato Shares on How Sports Helped Her Build Confidence

Why It’s So Hard for Queer Women and Nonbinary People to Find Casual Sex

LGBTQ History Curriculum Will Now Be Taught in Illinois Schools

Saw This, Thought of You

The Media Erased Latinos From the Story

Video Games Don’t Cause Mass Shootings. But Gamer Culture Encourages Hate.

All 82 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Ranked. Mmmm yes, very good.

True Self-Care Is Not About You

Political Snacks

Danica Roem, Trans History Maker, Fights Another Anti-LGBT Candidate—and Their Donors—in Virginia

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  1. All I want is to be able to have all the casual sex I want and it’s hard as heck to find people, as the Allure article describes. Also, where are all the tops and doms who are not men??? I cannot find them anywhere for the life of me.

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