Congratulations, Fridayers! Hey guess what — as of yesterday, one of my children is legally allowed to operate a variety of automotive machinery that will transport him from one place to another, without the supervision of an adult! Isn’t America cool? I hope you all have a bright, weird, hilarious weekend!
You Should Go or Do or Give
+ Support this neat new kids’ book with a gender-fluid look at preschool fun, I’m Jay, Let’s Play!
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Y’ALL. Y’all. Gay Until Labor Day: Stretching Female Sexuality in the Hamptons.
+ How Many Americans Are Gay? Time magazine is all up in your business right now. Super gay over there.
+ LGBT Groups Barred From Attending UN Aids Conference. Sure guys, makes sense.
+ Would you like to float away on a sea of Cameron Esposito? You can do that: Cameron Esposito, Lesbian Comedian and Your Future President. ⛵
+ Oh, this. This this this. This is just too fucking much. Report Finds the Military Punished Women Who Reported Sexual Assault by Discharging Them. Burn it down.
+ Here are some thoughts about midwifery and the home birth scene, if that’s the kind of thing you like to think about. How a Midwife ‘Witch Hunt’ is Hurting Women’s Choices in Childbirth.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ This Longreads list that I’m pretty sure you’ll love: I Can See Your Future: Six Stories About Psychics.
+ Well it’s Tree Week on Atlas Obscura, so I hope you’ve set aside some time to celebrate. My favorites are Vintage Photos of Tree Worship at Western College for Women and How Do Trees Sleep?.
+ In News You Can Get Behind: Tyrannosaurus Rex Would’ve Had Lips.
Look what we’re making this weekend! DIY Hanging Clay Air Plant Holders!