The Moon: I can see the gays from here. Legends.
— Astro Poets (@poetastrologers) April 25, 2019
Queer as in F*ck You
Why So Many Of Us Believed Taylor Swift Was Coming Out: “The Taylor-Swift-coming-out rumors mirror the way a lot of women try to suss out if their crushes are queer. Also, celesbian gossip is fun.” YIKES y’all once again Shannon Keating is out here making the points.
I’ve known Kristen Stewart was queer, for example, since I saw her play an adorable little 12-year-old baby dyke in one of the movies that spurred my sexual awakening, Catch That Kid (2004); her character, Maddy, convinces two different boys she’s in love with them so they’ll do her bidding, even though she doesn’t actually care about either of them. (Gay rights!)
“If I’m paying $25 an hour, you don’t have to be there 40 hours a week. You can study part-time. You can pursue your own business and pursue your other passions. I don’t want people to think of work as monotony and not have time to devote to their passions. I don’t want my employees feeling dead inside. Nobody wants to feel that way.”
Let Us Walk You Through This Unhinged Astrological Roommate Drama — listen, I hate this article as much as you’re about to but I couldn’t not share it with you??
Ok listen, maybe this story doesn’t belong in this section of the AAA, maybe. But! The way it makes me feel does belong in this section, so. At Just 28 Years Old, Mexican Chef Daniela Soto-Innes Named World’s Best Female Chef
A wrenching piece from Cora Harrington at the Lingerie Addict: I am infertile.
Saw This, Thought of You
Women Did Everything Right. Then Work Got ‘Greedy.’ “Women don’t step back from work because they have rich husbands, she said. They have rich husbands because they step back from work.”
What It Takes to Put Your Phone Away by Jia Tolentino
I live for these sorts of articles: “Fixer Upper” Is Over, But Waco’s Transformation Is Just Beginning
Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dirt: “Washington set to be the first state to allow the composting of human bodies.”
A Search for Answers / A Search for Blame: “In grieving Parkland, there’s a fight ripping the community apart. And it has nothing to do with gun control.”
The Company That Sells Love to America Had a Dark Secret: “For thousands of women, working at the nation’s largest jewelry retailer meant unequal pay, harassment or worse.”
Hmmmm! So we’re back at the Supreme Court! Where do we begin. Let’s start with Imani Gandy’s robust background explainer: Boom! Lawyered: ‘Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins’ Edition. (Her podcast with Jessica Mason Pieklo is also available and always excellent.) Masha Gessen will also walk you through it: The Dread of Waiting for the Supreme Court to Rule on L.G.B.T. Rights. And then why don’t we have a bit of optimism from Linda Greenhouse: On L.G.B.T. Rights, the Supreme Court Asks the Question.
Take a look at this piece of shit: Lobbyist’s Crusade to Change Title IX in Missouri Stems From His Son’s Expulsion