Well hello you gorgeous creatures of light and darkness. I took a picture of myself and posted it on Instagram! I never do that! If I can do that, just imagine what YOU can do today. You could probably discover a new dinosaur or write that thank you card or do that thing at the coffee shop where you pay for the person’s order behind you. You could rule the world today! I’m so excited for you.
You Should Go or Do or Give
+ Support Girls Engineering Change!
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Queer People of Tech: Chloe Stevens. Oh I’m sorry is that THE Chloe Stevens? The same Chloe Stevens who works here at Autostraddle dot com? Oh you’re damn right it is!
+ Love Is A Limited Resource: On Trauma and Queer Utopias by Clementine Morrigan.
+ Women Transform Into Drag Kings:
+ This new First Time Podcast is a podcast ABOUT PERIODS. Just all about periods! Period sex, period hacks (???!), periods periods PERIODS. It’s by Dear Kates and Emma Willmann and I haven’t listened to it yet because Carmen just shared it with me and I came immediately to this space to share it with you! #bleedoneverything
+ Kristin Russo interviews Sophia Wallace for her First Person series and it’s all about the importance of being cliterate! Uggggh I love Sophia Wallace so much.
+ The Women Who Rule Pluto. “The New Horizons team may include more women staffers than any other NASA project in history.”
+ Haley goes maternity clothes shopping! Raise your hand if you could watch videos of Haley and Simone all day. That’s what I thought.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ A new Natasha Lyonne/Jamie Babbit situation: Addicted to Fresno
+ Instagram Has Banned “Curvy” As A Search Term what the hell.
+ Bill Clinton Admits He Made One Huge Mistake During His Presidency. Just one, though? I’M KIDDING WHATEVER.
+ Edibles: A Primer. Bless.
+ The Difference Between Routine and Ritual: How to Master the Balancing Act of Controlling Chaos and Finding Magic in the Mundane. What would your life be like without Brian Pickings? I don’t want to know.
+ No, I believe you are crying into the top of your pet’s head because your children are still away on their summer vacation and you haven’t seen them in six weeks. Ahem. Parental Closeness: Why I Always Hold Hands With My Children by Vikki Reich.
+ Children’s TV — Left Behind. “A 1969 article in The Atlantic is a reminder of how Sesame Street started a revolution—and how it failed to change America’s educational status quo.”
+ This Doctor Has Mirror-Touch Synesthesia and I cannot even.
happy world emoji day what if emoji were friends and food well then you'd never be lonely or hungry but unfortunately they are just pictures
— Denny's (@DennysDiner) July 17, 2015