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Last night of April! How are you spending it? I made a ridiculously good pineapple smoothie and I’m wearing my too-tight jeans, so there’s a delicate balance taking place over here.

Direct Action

Time’s almost up to participate in the 12th annual LGBTQ Community Survey! Have you done it yet? You should do it.


Queer as in F*ck You

Samantha Irby on Her Meaty Book Tour, Fritos, and Oversharing.

“Queer Sex” Explores Pleasure in Trans and Nonbinary Communities.

How Four Latinx Lesbians Recreated Their Lives After Homophobia Had Them Wrongfully Imprisoned.

5 Queer Dance Pros Share What it Was Like to Come Out.

Mormon Secret Holy War: The Long Attack On LGBT People And Same-Sex Marriage.

Meet the Young Latinx Organizers Changing the Face of Queer Life in the Valley.

Hawaii Moves to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy for Children

As Hollywood Finally Addresses Its Pay Gap, Trans Actors Say They’re Still Struggling To Find Work.

Oklahoma House Approves Controversial LGBTQ Adoption Bill.


Doll Parts

Mapping Out Missing and Murdered Native Women: ‘I Would Want My Story to Have Meaning’.

Punishment Is Not Justice: Defying Definitions After Sexual Violence.

When the Cost of Giving Birth Is Billed to Your Baby.

Doris Burke Has Game.

New WNBA Uniforms Focus on Movements Unique to Women’s Hoops.

Unpacking the Exploitative Violence of Rape-Revenge Films.


Saw This, Thought of You

A post I won’t be linking to, but it’s titled “I Don’t Date Men Who Yell at Alexa

We Need Recreational Highs to Get Medical Marijuana.

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5 Comments

    • What is the problem with the Alexa article, though? I googled it and pretty much completely agreed with it, apart from the fact that there’s a quite obvious classism issue with the whole computer servant thing that tends to be completely ignored in most articles on the subject. And how is this about straight people?

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