Hello and good day to you! It’s Spirit Day and also the day I’m having these dumbass wisdom teeth removed from my head (which I cannot and will not stop talking about), so really just a lot going on for all of us am I right.
I hope you’re wearing purple and that you’re ready to talk about the mental health, physical safety and emotional wellbeing of LGBTQ youth to everyone who’ll listen! Because that’s your job today. My job is to not say say or do anything embarrassing from the time it takes me to come out of anesthesia and get into our car. I wish us all the best of luck in our endeavors today and always and may the universe lift us and keep us!
Lord have mercy this is a very full link roundup! Also please just tell me your fave soft foods ok bye love u.
Queer as in F*ck You
Hello speaking of Spirit Day!!!! Protecting LGBTQ+ Kids from the Trauma of Conversion Therapy.
Finger Length Could Provide Clue to Person’s Sexuality, Researchers Suggest. Um yeah duh we like already know this: Our Hands, Ourselves: A Deeply Unscientific Investigation of Identity. COME ON.
Cowbirds by Kristen Arnett.
Gabrielle Hamilton and Ashley Merriman Dreamed of Writing the Second Chapter in the #MeToo Story and Gabrielle Hamilton, April Bloomfield, and the Problem With Leaving Women to Clean Up the Mess. Both pieces are worth your time.
Why Breaking Up and Being Single is Actually the Best. One Autostraddle writer is on record saying, “feels way too rude of me to tweet this but i will just leave it right here”, and who are we to argue.
I just— ok listen, I couldn’t not share this title and link with you. I’m sorry. Lionel Messi’s Ibiza Hotel Hosting 4-Day Lesbian Orgy. You are welcome.
How Grace Bonney Spends a Perfect Night In. THIS IS SWEET AND COMFORTING this will save you today.
Maybe this will also save you: The Girl’s Guide to Changing Your Gender.
Heyooooo time to talk about Practical Magic! The internet has noticed that it’s been 20 years since it was released and so people have written things on purpose to ride that wave, and listen, I am here as fuck to read those things, as Practical Magic is a thing that I love. Here’s “Practical Magic” Is 20 Years Old And Just As Relevant As Ever and The Real Curse in ‘Practical Magic’ Is Heterosexuality.
Saw This, Thought of You
Rest in peace, Mar Ibarra. This is so fucked up and horrific. Mar Ibarra, Mexican Women’s Soccer Pioneer, Found Beaten To Death.
Mmmmkay read this: Blumhouse Has Never Produced a Theatrically Released Horror Movie Directed by a Woman — But Hopes To, then read Carly Usdin’s thoughts on Twitter and just, you know, have a great time!
“There are not a lot of female directors period” – Jason Blum pic.twitter.com/UOR7k2kReI
Loretta Lynn’s New Album, and the Trail She Blazed in Country Music, just if you wanted to have some conflicting feelings today.
Planned Parenthood has a series of videos to help you talk to your children about bodies, consent, gender, and so forth. Here’s one!
Survey Finds Widespread ‘Moral Distress’ Among Veterinarians. Y’all! This is sad.
Ok look, I needed this and maybe you do, too: A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying Perfect Red Lipstick.