There’s a lot of awful things in the world, but I am so close to the long weekend that I can almost taste it. And right now, for me, that’s more than enough.
Queer as in F*ck You
Ahem, congratulations to my fantasy rap wife:
I’m Grammy-nominated. What the fuck.
— CHIKA 🕹 (@oranicuhh) November 24, 2020
In a Gentrifying Seattle, a Queer Activist Works to Blur Borders by Kristen Arnett (!!) for the New York Times
Nina Chanel Abney Imagines a Queer Black Utopia. The artist’s new body of work depicts life outside of the city, in a rural idyll free of the white gaze. (You know what this also reminds me of? Wild, Fat, Queer and Black: How I Became Free In The Mountains And Never Left by shea martin for us, Autostraddle!)
Saw This, Thought of You
Well, I’m sorry. But this is a nightmare: New York Nightlife Never Stopped. It Just Moved Underground.
- Related: Six People on Secretly Traveling For Thanksgiving
- Still Related: How to Effectively Talk About Covid-19 When We All Feel Terrible. A science journalist asks: How do we reach the people who need it most?
This has been bothering me for at least the last month: What the Hell Is Happening With Masks on Network TV?
Was Josh Hartnett a Millennial Gay Stepping-Stone? An Investigation. Inspired by Happiest Season, and related to many of your hearts.
How College Students Are Helping Each Other Survive. Student-led mutual aid networks have raised tens of thousands of dollars to help peers cover basic costs of living.
Read an Excerpt From What Big Teeth, a New Gothic YA Fantasy. From Rachel: “Is this gay? hard to say! but Jasika Nicole narrated the audiobook!”
Barack Obama’s Lesbian Aunt Sparked His Evolution on LGBTQ+ Rights. I mean, sure… I guess? This news didn’t much excite me, but I am enjoying the gay-adjacent tidbits that keep falling out of this 800-page book. #EtherealBisexualForever