Your goal for the weekend: when you hear someone — anyone, really, even if they’re yards away from you — say “alt-right,” pipe up real quick and holler “YOU MEAN NEO-NAZI!” It should be lots of fun!
Today’s AAA is PACKED with so much. Pace yourself. Hydrate. Stretch.
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Queers Riding Tractors. What more could you want in a title?
+ A Queer Beauty Writer on the Sexual Politics of Hair. It’s Arabelle Sicardi!
+ Feminism Through Fashion: “What queer t-shirts from the past 30 years can tell us about feminism today.”
+ The F Word: How queer families redefine the terms we use.
+ The Danger of Tinder’s LGBTQ-Friendly Upgrade: How the upgrade could be used to target trans users.
+ Minnesota Mom Sues Her Trans Child Over Gender Reassignment. Seems perfectly reasonable. Sure.
Welcome to the Hellmouth
+ And now ladies and gentlequeers, Lindy West: WHAT TO DO.
+ Holy Fuck The Election. Interactive and useful!
+ What Scared LGBTQ Youth Need to Hear Right Now by Kristin Russo.
+ Toni Morrison with Making America White Again.
+ Get this Anti-Trump Zine.
The first, and most obvious, is this: Treat every poisoned word as a promise.
+ Research Says There Ways to Reduce Racial Bias. Calling people ‘racist’ isn’t one of them, unfortunately.
+ Changing My Budget to Help Change the Status Quo. This was written by an A-Camper!
On Tuesday night, I watched as 81 percent of white evangelicals and born-again Christians voted for someone who admitted to sexually assaulting women and gleefully affirming that he would face no consequences for doing so.
+ A thing about mindfulness and such.
+ Hate Crimes Are Going Up, But the Government Isn’t Keeping Good Track of Them, so ProPublica will.
+ !! How to Troll Thanksgiving: 2016 Election Edition. I really needed this.
+ Rest in peace, Gwen Ifill.
+ What Women Used Before They Could Use the Law: “Or, an incomplete inventory of methods and means to abortion—undertaken with varying levels of success and the ever-present possibility of death—in America before the passage of Roe v. Wade.”
Saw This, Thought of You
+ Brace yourselves. Study of College-Age White Men Reveals Cultural Awareness Deficit.
COOL MAPS showing the ~ s e c r e t ~ lives of animals!