Also.Also.Also: Make the Yuletide Gay As Hell When You’re Home for the Holidays

Another week on Earth! What a fun cool idea this was.

Queer as in F*ck You

The Lesbian ‘Blood Sisters’ Who Cared for Gay Men When Doctors Were Too Scared To

This is a very good pep talk that will help you set boundaries and stand up for yourself at the same time! 7 Steps to Help Make Your Holiday Homecoming a Little Less Heteronormative

So, I kind of created a pretty popular #QTPOC visibility podcast. I also write some really good stuff about my life as a queer black woman. Yet when most people in my family, who don’t follow me on social media, ask me what I’ve been up to, I conveniently left all that stuff out. It felt horrible to hide things about myself I’m so proud of, and I won’t do it again. I deserve to be seen — and my mission for visibility should include my family. Likewise, don’t be afraid to share your accomplishments with your family. Who knows? They might even be proud.

Here is a take for you: It’s Time to Drop the ‘LGBT’ From ‘LGBTQ’

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BBC News Announces First LGBT News Correspondent

One Fewer Space for #GirlsLikeUs

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Germany Introduces a Third Gender Category on Official Documents

San Francisco Invests $215K Into World’s First Recognized Transgender Cultural District


Saw This, Thought of You

Pacers Hire Kelly Krauskopf As NBA’s First Woman Assistant GM

How to Treat Yourself to Wilderness Therapy

The Home That Inspired Kate Winslet’s Cozy Cottage from The Holiday Is Now on the Market for $820K. Look we’re friends here and I know this is important to both of us.

Are You Ready for the Financial Crisis of 2019? Mmmmm who’s ready for a nap.

Johnson & Johnson Knew for Decades That Asbestos Lurked in Its Baby Powder

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12 Comments

  1. Re. dropping LGBT: Here’s an idea, why don’t we keep all the letters and the umbrella terms and use them at various times according to need and context oh wait isn’t that what we’re already doing and I didn’t even need to write a thinkpiece about it

  2. It’s wild that J&J knew since like the 50s about it and said nothing. Not to mention science community knew that talc and asbestos grow together and never really kept the company in check.

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