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I’ve made ponzu noodles for lunch/brunch three out of four days this week and I’m here to sing the praises of my decisions. You should all make ponzu noodles for lunch/brunch. WE DESERVE TO BE HAPPY.

Queer as in F*ck You

Evangelical Group Wants Gays Removed From Anti-Lynching Bill

Ed Buck Has More Blood On His Hands

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ and the Inherent Violence of Being a Black Woman by Feminista Jones.

The Campaign for Southern Equality has released their latest Trans in the South Guide.

What The Bisexual’s Desiree Akhavan Is Listening to Right Now

Artist Bunny Michael’s Book Is a Liberating Self-Love Journey

“I Should Hate Forever to Be a Burden to You”: Lessons in Love From Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West by Jeanna Kadlec.

‘It Has Made Me Want to Live’: Public Support for Lesbian Novelist Radclyffe Hall Over Banned Book Revealed

Man Who Attacked Lesbians at Seahawks Game Is Charged with Hate Crime

The Instagram Community That’s Decolonizing Fitness

Survey: Florida LGBTQ Students Harassed, Assaulted At School

Yet Another Anti-LGBT Gaffe: Why Are Japanese MPs So Out of Touch With Modern Society?

Marielle and Monica: The LGBT Activists Resisting Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Marielle Franco, a Brazilian LGBT and human rights activist, was killed in March 2018. Her widow, Monica Benicio, has continued her fight for better treatment of the poor, the LGBT community and black Brazilians.

The murder has still not been solved and in our documentary Marielle and Monica, as the police investigation drifts, Monica is plunged into a new crisis: the probable election of Jair Bolsonaro.

Watch the documentary below:

Saw This, Thought of You

Bernice Sandler, ‘Godmother of Title IX’ Who Championed Women’s Rights on Campus, Dies at 90

Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency

On Being a Woman in America While Trying to Avoid Being Assaulted

Scientists Have Figured Out How Endometriosis Causes Infertility

Native American and Muslim Women Take Seats in Congress, Achieving Historic Firsts

Read this excellent piece on The [Actual] Green Book over at Bitter Southerner.

Adoption Didn’t Solve the ‘Indian Problem’. “An author recounts how 1960s policies ripped apart families and communities, including her own.”

This almost ruined my KonMari high but I managed to hang on, just barely: The Marie Kondo Effect Reaches Beacon’s Closet.

Here’s What “Millennial Burnout” Is Like For 16 Different People

The Eternal Treadmill of Fitness Trends: From Hot Pants to Hot Mess

‘2 Dope Queens’ Announce Four More HBO Specials

Political Snacks

Kamala Harris Set to Toss Hat Into Presidential Ring: Sources

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  1. The NWSL draft started today and the number one pick was Tierna Davidson who is an out and proud queer woman! I don’t know specifically how she identifies but her girlfriend is the keeper from her team at Stanford and she posts about her a lot on Twitter.

    Also I didn’t see if it was posted here, but on the WNBA side of the battle to see which sport is gayest, Courtney Vandersloot and Allie Quigley got married at the end of December. :)

  2. Thank you so much for introducing me to “The Bitter Southerner!” There is so much to love about the land of my birth–the literature, music, and food for starters–but also so much about white Southern conservative culture that makes me glad I live elsewhere. With this website, I can love it again, if only from a safe distance.

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