Also.Also.Also: Here’s a Very Specific Personality Test Based on Your Exact Level of Horniness

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

LGBTQ Activists Join Forces to Reimagine Pride Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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.

Meet the Artists Driving Russia’s New Wave of Queer Music

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.)

Coronavirus Has Created Abortion Deserts Across the U.S.

‘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.)

What Kind of Horny Are You?

Political Snacks

What the ‘Liberate’ Protests Really Mean for Republicans

Stacey Abrams has a new plan to get $1,000 to 100,000 families in the next 100 days

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Carmen Phillips

Carmen is Autostraddle's Editor-in-Chief and a Black Puerto Rican femme/inist writer. She claims many past homes, but left the largest parts of her heart in Detroit, Brooklyn, and Buffalo, NY. There were several years in her early 20s when she earnestly slept with a copy of James Baldwin’s “Fire Next Time” under her pillow. You can find her on twitter, @carmencitaloves.

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  1. The articles about essential workers both do such a good job of showing what the human impact of and experience with the pandemic can be like for these folks. Thank you for these links!

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