A new week, a new chance to do something weird and hopefully free. I’m trying to keep a basil plant and a mint plant alive on my countertop near a west-facing window, which isn’t weird or free. What are the odds of my success? Not good, probably. I don’t know the jargon of odds, but anyway just not good. Accepting all hot tips re: keeping herbs alive indoors.
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Here’s How Many Trans People Serve In the US Military.
+ Why Do Transgender People Join the Military in Such High Numbers?
+ 8 Queer Muslim Women on the Power of The Bold Type.
+ Brittney Griner Donates $5,000 to Phoenix LGBT Youth Center Damaged by Fire. Also the arson suspect has been arrested.
+ Abstinence-Only, “No Promo Homo” Sex Ed Keeps Queer Teens In The Dark. That ol’ chestnut!
+ Lesbian Mom Asks Christian Judge to Recuse Himself From Divorce Case.
+ Homeless LGBT Youth ‘Allowed to be Kids’ at Promise House Shelter in Dallas.
+ Losing Trans Film Characters Devalues Them IRL.
+ ‘I Am a Girl Now,’ Sage Smith Wrote. Then She Went Missing.
+ The Turmeric Project: Queer South Asian Art & Healing.
+ Laverne Cox Educates After ‘Breakfast Club’ Guest Jokes About Killing Trans Women.
+ If We Want Queer and Trans People Involved in Society, We Should Tell History as It Really Was.
Welcome to the Hellmouth
+ Top Trump Advisor Claims Military Ban Will Do Transgender People a Favor. Does anybody want to tell Trump’s top advisor where he can stick that favor?
+ Trump’s Battle Over LGBT Discrimination Is Just Beginning.
+ Putin’s Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly.
+ What McCain Did Was Hard, What Murkowski and Collins Did Was Harder.
+ Meet the 18 Year-Old Artist Now Showing In The Museum of Sex.
+ A Marvel Editor Is Being Harassed Because She Posted a Selfie With her Coworkers.
+ Siri Is Not ‘Genderless’.
+ How Do You Do Your Hair When You Only Have One Arm?
+ Living with Endometriosis, an Agonizing Disease with No Known Cause or Cure.
+ Oakland Gives Pot Convicts First Chance to Open Marijuana Businesses as Part of Reparations for War on Drugs
+ Facebook Worker Living In Garage to Zuckerberg: Challenges Are Right Outside Your Door.
+ Our Long, Troubling History of Sterilizing the Incarcerated.
+ Farmers and Ranchers Are Completely Screwed by American Healthcare.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ Why Was Kermit the Frog Actor Fired? Why indeed.
+ Arizona Targets Wrong-Way Drivers with Unique Tech Program. This seems really cool and promising??
+ An Animated Guide to Nature’s Best Wayfinding Secrets.