Also.Also.Also: Menstruating While Religious and Other Stories You Need Today

Howdy ho, Ranger Joes! What a glorious Monday you’ve embarked upon! I had two mini carrot cake cupcakes for breakfast and I simply cannot recommend it enough. Two very enthusiastic thumbs up.

You Should Go or Do or Give

+ Support SNAPSHOT: Shine Louise Houston’s Next Feature Film! “The Feminist Porn Award Winning Director’s new erotic thriller stars Queer Women of Color.”


Queer as in F*ck You

+ Gabby Rivera talked with Buzzfeed and it’s so great! What the Hell do Butch and Femme Even Mean Anymore?

+ How LGBT Teachers Deal With Intolerance Across the Country.

+ The Pain and Empowerment of Choosing Your Own Gender: Alok Vaid-Menon

+ A national referral database has been launched for trans and queer communities.

+ Colleges Shell Out for LGBT Students Whose Families Cut Them Off.

+ Now you have another good reason to eat Chobani yogurt.


Doll Parts

+ Arielle Pardes asks, What Happens If You Get Your Period in Outer Space?

+ And while we’re at it, Bloody Hell: Menstruating While Religious by Beenish Ahmed.

+ Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Why She Wants to be Defined as a ‘Black Woman Filmmaker’.

+ Can Kshama Sawant Build an Actual Socialist City in America? by Sarah Jaffe.

+ This Woman Led the Latin Kings and Lived ‘Orange Is The New Black’.

+ 10 Women of Science We’d Love to See On the New $10 Bill


Saw This, Thought of You

+ Alicia Garza has We Were Never Meant to Survive: A Response to the Attack in Charleston.

+ Amy’s Kitchen is opening a drive-thru vegetarian restaurant so don’t ever say the universe didn’t gift you with something beautiful.

+ EARTH ENTERING NEW EXTINCTION PHASE!

+ But while we’re still alive, sleep well know that toddlers are super into restorative justice.

+ Headbanging is like a warm hug! That’s sweet.

+ What the fuck is going on here? Cara Giaimo explains This Mystery Photo Haunting Reddit Appears to be Image Recognition Gone Very Weird. Thanks, Cara!

+ Brew Tang Clan: Can Rap Music Really Brew Better Beer?


And Finally

How to Grow a Pollinator Garden! “All we are saying, is give bees a chance.”


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20 Comments

  1. Laughing inappropriately loudly at this line from the menstruating in space article:

    “In Sally Ride’s biography, there’s another great scene of her discovering the string of 100 or so tampons that had been tied together, like a strip of sausages, so that they wouldn’t float away.”

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