If you, like me, plan to be watching a movie in a park tonight, don’t forget your bug spray and wine.
You Should Go or Do or Give
+ Excuse me. Pardon me. Buddysaurus needs your help. They just want to be real, useful things on your desk and in your life!
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Oh hey check this out Nicole Pasulka did a profile on Autostraddle and it’s pretty fucking cool and you should read it! Clicking the Bean: The History of the Internet’s Most Popular Lesbian Blog.
+ Eboné Bell, Founder of Lesbian Magazine Tagg, Talks Racism, Labels and Building From Scratch in an interview with Miriam Zoila Pérez.
+ Samantha Allen would like to talk to you about The Great Lesbian Sperm Crisis, ok?
+ Fuck ‘Normal’, I’m Queer! by Lucy Watson.
+ Some asshole at Chesnee High School in North Carolina sent Briana Popour home for wearing a shirt that reads Nobody Knows I’m a Lesbian because it was “distracting” and “offensive.”
+ Are you listening to Brittani Nichols and Ariana Lenarsky‘s Brand New Podcast? You should be!
+ Y’ALL. I know you’ve seen this but I couldn’t sleep in the same bed with myself if I didn’t include it here today! Connie Britton‘s Hair Secret:
+ Why Powerful Women Love Google, And Why They Leave It by Patricia Sellers.
+ How Sex Workers’ Rights Made the Mainstream by Melissa Gira Grant.
+ Laura Jane Grace Tells Bullied Teen to “Take No Shit.” by Rae Paoletta.
+ Twelve year-old Lydia Sebastian is smarter than Eistein.
+ Listen to These Seven Black Female Driven Podcasts! Do it! Do it today! Thank you Jasmine Burnett!
+ Roxane Gay and Erica Jong Discuss Feminism and It Instantly Gets Awkward. It got so awkward that I almost couldn’t read this.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ The Root 100 is out!
+ The Daunting Task of Decarceration by Nancy A. Heitzeg.
+ OBSESSED with this. I Made a Linguistics Prof Listen to a Blink 182 Song and Analyze the Accent on Atlas Obscura (again) via a Longreads.
+ Seven Ideas for a Fun Date Night at Home. Wheee!
+ Confessions From a Florida Frat Bro. Lord.
+ Email Is For Lovers?! I mean, I’m just married to my favorite OkCupid date, sooooo…
+ CAT JENGA.
+ Would you like to know how to make hummus correctly? I bet you would!
“Hummus means chickpeas in Arabic, so while the black bean or cannellini “hummus” we’re eating might taste just fine, if there isn’t a chickpea in there, it really isn’t hummus.”
Yvonne and I were JUST saying this a couple of days ago! #hummustruthers