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Welcome back, Straddlers! I hope that you’re finding a way to give yourselves a little joy in these uncertain times. Hopefully, there’s a little brightness for you among this collection of links.
Queer as in F*ck You
Did you see One Day at a Time‘s series debut on Pop? They talked about the importance of the decennial Census! You really should fill it out! Here’s more about the 2020 census: What LGBTQ Americans should know
One of my biggest concerns about this self-isolation has been folks trapped with abusive partners or parents: Coronavirus: ‘I’m stuck in isolation with my homophobic parents’
As if LGBTQ media’s struggle with survival wasn’t hard enough: Ohio LGBTQ publication Prizm News shuts down after coronavirus-related revenue crunch
This LGBTQ clothing brand has the most unapologetic T-shirts (Maybe? But also…have you visited the Autostraddle store?)
Saw This, Thought of You
Saw This, Thought of You: Sportsball Edition
Will we see Carli Lloyd or Becky Sauerbrunn back in a Team USA jersey? Or should we? The implications of a delayed Olympics for the USWNT
An upside to the Olympic delay: Katie Ledecky has time to get better – Katie Ledecky resets Olympic focus on 2021 after frustrating, uncertain wait
Please do not take medical advice from a man who looked directly at a solar eclipse.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 24, 2020
I suspect we’ll have more to say about this in tomorrow’s Extra!Extra!: The Senate just passed a $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. Here’s what’s in it.
Why should you be concerned about Waffle House closings? FEMA uses it as an indicator of how bad as disaster is. Suffice to say, according to the Waffle House Index, we are fucked.
Not surprised by either of these decisions but I’m not sure either are the right decision. Short of winning 65% in all the remaining primaries, Sanders isn’t going to capture the nomination and, given that the president is getting daily coverage of his pressers (no matter how often he lies), giving up a national audience doesn’t seem smart for Biden either.