Also.Also.Also: The Prom’s Lesbian Kiss Wins the Tony Awards and Other Gay Shenanigans

As the party winds down in Ojai, so too does my time here, hosting Also.Also.Also. Many thanks to Laneia for giving me the keys to the kingdom for a few days and to all of you for generously tolerating my exuberance over the Women’s World Cup (#SorryNotSorry). One more for the road, shall we?

Queer as in F*ck You

The Prom’s Delightful Tony Awards Performance Ends With a Heartfelt Lesbian Kiss

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Layleen Cubilette-Polanco Found Dead at Rikers, Family Demands Answers

Stonewall 50: Don’t Forget the Black & Brown LGBTQ Struggle

Google’s LGBTQ employees are furious about YouTube’s policy disasters

LGBT creators wonder whether YouTube really supports them, or just pretends to, during Pride Month

Trans activist Munroe Bergdorf says NSPCC bowed to hate campaign in dropping her

More from Bergdorf herself:

Saw This, Thought of You

MSU Wants To Pay Nassar Survivors A Fraction Of What It Paid Those Who Sued Earlier

When abortion was illegal: A 1966 Post series revealed how women got them anyway

ICE deported veterans while ‘unaware’ it was required to carefully screen them, report says

The Campaign Volunteer Whose Brilliance Haunted Robert F. Kennedy

‘Hadestown’ Leads Broadway Winners at 2019 Tony Awards

⚽🏆 Saw This, Thought of You: Women’s World Cup Edition 🏆⚽

The 2019 Women’s World Cup prize money is $30 million—7.5% of the Men’s World Cup prize

How the U.S. Government Is Failing Women’s Soccer

Despite the Women’s World Cup, Many Are Still Brutally Excluded From the Game

Ada Hegerberg doesn’t owe you an explanation

France defender Wendie Renard’s improbable journey to the World Cup, in her own words

This is Sara Gama’s long-awaited shot on the World Cup stage

The Brazil women’s national soccer team’s fiercest opponent is sexism

Christine Sinclair is the World Cup’s quietest megastar

Political Snacks

LGBT Senate pioneer warns against complacency in era of Trump

3 New Policies From the 2020 Democrats: Policing, L.G.B.T. Rights and Voting Rights

2020 Iowa poll: Biden is ahead, but Warren and Buttigieg are rising

Trump admin tells U.S. embassies no rainbow pride flag on flagpoles

Some U.S. embassies still hoisting rainbow flags, despite advisory from Washington

Tiffany Cabán Wants to Reimagine Criminal Justice in Queens

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A black biracial, bisexual girl raised in the South, working hard to restore North Carolina's good name. Lover of sports, politics, good TV and Sonia Sotomayor. You can follow her latest rants on Twitter.

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  1. Natalie, thank you for your fine stewardship of A.A.A!

    Also I am loving all the World Cup links so if you can find a way to just keep slipping those in please do so! Do you think we’ll be getting some more coverage on the site as the tournament progresses?

  2. I know is too early, but you American Democrats will not make the same mistake once again, no?

    What I mean with mistake is that, and I’m also thinking about my country too because this year is our Presidential election, you’re, and this been happening for a bunch of years, constantly swinging between the right/center-right, and yeah the extreme right of that fucker (and yes, I do considered Obama to be in the center-right, the man, even though he was progressive in social issues, it was too conservative in economy matters).

    Ok, then, you already gave them a chance and clearly that didn’t work out, don’t you think is time to try something new, maybe really new? You have some candidates in the center-left and left, and no matter what the GoPers say, you don’t have an extreme left (I have some idea about this, my country has like 5 Trotskyist political parties, and that’s extreme-left). Worst thing that can happened is that they could fucked it up, nothing really different to any other politician/government.

  3. Speaking of policing did anyone hear that over the weekend at Detroit pride, that cops(acab seriously) wearing pride pins were protecting armed KKK members outside of festivities? A perfect example of how the cops help are protecting the wrong group and truly are useless. Like it’s great that Julian Castro wants to see the police demilitarised, but what good will that do when they are still protecting the wrong people. A group of LGBTQ people, some of whom are probably not sober vs the armed KKK who really acts like the military is not a fair fight. Plus, some of these cops would be with their friends in the KKK if they didn’t have to be at work.

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