This one’s gonna be quick.
For anyone who is keeping score at home, the official banana count is currently: Banana Bread (2), Banana Bread Blondies (1), Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins (1)
Queer as in F*ck You
We shared our remembrances a few weeks ago, but here’s more about What Lorena Borjas Did for the Trans Girls of Queens and you should absolutely read it (by Cecilia Gentili for The New York Times)
I knew on the surface it had to be somewhat light & funny – so I could get away with it. But underneath, was…the insidious “gay agenda”. I wanted to write a song that I wished I heard when I was young -terrified, lonely and queer. https://t.co/IUVbTdWhJ6
— jillsobule (@jillsobule) April 10, 2020
The Butches and Studs Who’ve Defied the Male Gaze and Redefined Culture by Kerry Manders for The New York Times.
Saw This, Thought of You
A History Lesson:
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) formed on Easter weekend in 1960 thanks to the genius of Ella Baker: https://t.co/vUEUBc3rdM
— Dr. Asia Leeds (@AsiaLeeds) April 12, 2020
Here’s the link. My backpack has a button that says, “Ella, Fannie Lou, Shirley, and Maxine Taught Me.” — Thank you, Miss Ella. for everything you did to pave the way for brave black girls who just wanted to make a difference.
And speaking of badass mujeres, Friday was Dolores Huerta’s 90th birthday. Remember children: Bad Bitches don’t age, we just keep tearing shit down.
Sex Work Comes Home. More of us are making and watching sexual performances online now. Fewer of us are paying.
Millennials Don’t Stand a Chance. Maybe don’t read this one if you felt like holding on to any optimism today. Any at all.
Are We at the Start of a New Protest Movement? Fuck, I hope so.