Happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s make cookies for ourselves and read books! xoxoxox
Queer as in F*ck You
This Diner Is a Queer Oasis in the California Desert, please excuse me while I writhe in the desperate but exquisite agony of needing to be at this establishment immediately.
Menopause When You’re Gender Neutral
“The Gospel of Eureka”: Inside the Small Town Where Evangelists and LGBTQ Folks Co-Exist Peacefully
This Artist Collects the Everyday Objects That Define Lesbian Life
Study: LGBTQ Youth in Unstable Housing and Foster Care
AfterEllen Was a Refuge for All Queer Women — Until It Wasn’t
Priest Explains Why He Cancelled Speech by Black Lesbian
In Iowa, Religious Student Groups Get a License to Discriminate Against LGBTQ People
Gay Former Students Sue USC, Sexual Health Physician
Number of Trans People in ICE Custody Is Almost Double the 2018 Average
Gay Muslim Cartoon Disappears From Instagram Following Pornography Complaint From Indonesian Government. Additionally:
LGBT Community in Chechnya Faces ‘New Wave of Persecution’: UN Human Rights Experts
Annie Leibovitz Revisits Her Early Years
Roxane Gay Would Prefer Not to Have to Be Exceptional
Saw This, Thought of You
White Witchery — “I just want a version of the occult that isn’t built on plunder, but I suspect that if we could excise the stolen pieces, there would be nothing left.”
The next season of
Chef’s Table on Netflix includes Mashama Bailey, a Black woman and the chef behind The Grey in Savannah, Georgia, and Asma Khan, and Indian woman and chef/proprietor of Darjeeling Express in London, which is staffed entirely by women. EXCITED.
In Landmark Move, L.A. County Will Replace Men’s Central Jail With Mental Health Hospital for Inmates
Two Months After Tumblr ‘Adult Content’ Ban, I Miss The Fat Naked Bodies
How a Heart-Shaped Candy Box Came to Stand for Love. I don’t like Valentine’s Day but I do love origin stories, so.
Barbie Introduces Dolls With Wheelchairs and Prosthetic Limbs
What Do Early KonMari Adopters’ Homes Look Like Now?
The Oil-Pumping Adventures of Rachael Van Horn
Political Snacks: Parkland Edition
Would Congress Care More if Parkland Had Been a Plane Crash?
How the Parkland Shooting Led to a Generation’s Political Awakening
A Remembrance of the Victims From the Parkland Shooting — As Told by Their Classmates