It’s rained all day, and even though I’m obviously not leaving the house, it’s somehow still bummed me out?
Queer as in F*ck You
Texas Judge Says She Was Forced to Remove Pride Flag From Courtroom. Get ready to get really angry: The rainbow flag’s removal followed a complaint by a local defense lawyer who compared the LGBTQ pride symbol to a swastika and the Confederate flag.
Saw This, Thought of You
How I Knew It Was Over: Stories From After SARS, Ebola, Polio, and the 1918 Flu. Those who lived through other major viral outbreaks on what it felt like when life started returning to normal. (And All the Things We Need to Ditch Once This Is Over, which made me laugh.)
‘You Just Can’t Say No’: Muslim Essential Workers on Working Through Ramadan and you should definitely read it with this: Essential Workers Are Being Treated as Expendable. Also: Black Lives Matter and COVID-19 — An Activist Roundtable
A Few Things We Can Learn From Indigenous Leaders on Earth Day. (Autostraddle also talked to some designers working hard to make sustainability in fashion more queer for the 50th anniversary of the holiday.)