This is going to be a wild ride — all week I’ve gone back and forth between binge watching old episodes of Glee and pretending the world doesn’t exist and burrowing deep into COVID-19 news until I have a panic attack, wash/rinse/repeat — which isn’t great when one of your jobs is to do a news roundup of all the OTHER stuff that’s happening the world! HA!
Whew. Let’s see what shakes out.
Queer as in F*ck You
New Report Suggests 23 Percent Of Young Black Women Identify As Bisexual. Is it a coincidence that this is also a generation of black women raised on Rihanna music videos? I think not. LET’S GO HOMO TEAM! LET’S GO!
Do good work in your community, and maybe if you’re lucky you’ll get a public shot out from Barack Obama. Hey, it worked for Roxane Gay??
Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato laughing together in 2020 just make believe in friendship again. ♥️ pic.twitter.com/5H4RSelxhp
— Wan Adnan (@Wan_Adnann) March 17, 2020
Hi! — I’m Hannah Montana, and that’s Sonny with a Chance, maybe you’ve heard, We’re Gay as F*ck, and you’re watching The Disney Channel!
Saw This, Thought of You
Rachel promises, “this is good in general but also a few nuggets for people who, like me, have been on the Fiona Apple’s Lowkey Queerness beat for years.” Fiona Apple’s Art of Radical Sensitivity (Also.Also.Also. here are 6 Culturally Queer Facts About Fiona Apple, No Reason 😉)
“‘Social distancing; is turning to ‘remote leaning’ on my social circle. It’s been vital.” Getting By With a Little Help From My Friends
Tedious Cooking Is the Best Distraction. True, truuue.
“When the university told my wife about the sexual-harassment complaints against her, we knew they weren’t true. We had no idea how strange the truth really was.” The Accusations Were Lies. But Could We Prove It?
I Love You. See you next week.