Wow I totally published this without a single intro sentence and it took me over half an hour to realize it. HELLO FRIENDS. TIME FOR LINKS.
Queer as in F*ck You
The Human Experience Is Infinite
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‘We Must Document Ourselves Now’: The Legacy of Black Lesbian Feminist Leadership
Is That All There Is?: Queer Culture and Politics on the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall
From Joan of Arc to Murray Hill, Drag Kings Have Redefined Queer Culture
We See You, Jaah Kelly
The Singular Queerness of Old Coney Island
No Pride in Police, No Police in Pride
The 1% Nightmare Class Politics of Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down”
Stonewall Hasn’t Ended
The Night the Stonewall Inn Became a Proud Shrine
Fifty Years After Stonewall, What’s the Political Role of the American Gay Bar?
How Queer Patients Find the Best Therapists for Their Needs
The Softer Sides Of Young M.A
The Joy of Queer Parties: ‘We Breathe, We Dip, We Flex’
Epcot World Showcase by Kristen Arnett who I don’t think we’ve ever mentioned before.
Saw This, Thought of You
Student Journalists Expose High School’s Use of Prison Labor
The Pleasure of Clapping Back. Roxane Gay why are you so grand.
On the Road with Mitski
New NASA Contest Seeks Way to Grow a Space Garden
The Playboy Interview With Tarana Burke
10 Y.A. Novelists Spin Fiction From Vintage Photos
I’m Done With Cautionary Tales About Women and Power
⚽🏆 Saw This, Thought of You: Women’s World Cup Edition 🏆⚽
After becoming the first woman in World Cup history to score a brace in back-to-back games, Megan Rapinoe’s USWNT has advanced to the semifinals and has a date with the Lionesses on the horizon. Rapinoe’s success — she’s a leader in the race for the Golden Boot — means that we’ve got a littany of great of stories about her for today’s edition of cupdates!
But first, here’s Steve Kerr being very right about something:
The context of that Rapinoe quote: At World Cup, U.S. Team’s Pride Is Felt by Others, Too
Honestly, if you only read one Megan Rapinoe story, make it this one: Megan Rapinoe’s greatest heartbreak, and hope
Megan Rapinoe Is a Leader for Her Team, and Her Time
Megan Rapinoe Is On to Him, and Trump Can’t Stand It
All eyes on Lioness Ellen White in battle with USA’s Megan Rapinoe
Am I reveling in these Rapinoe links because I’m still salty about Germany’s loss? Probably so. Sweden exorcises Germany demons, punches ticket to Women’s World Cup semifinals
‘Bitter’ World Cup exit for Germany as Blackstenius fires Sweden into semis
With A Semifinal Berth Secured, The Netherlands Have Truly Arrived At The World Cup
🗣🗣🗣 USWNT PLAYED A NWSL GOLDEN BOOT WINNER AT LEFT BACK AGAINST ONE OF THE BEST ATTACKING FORWARDS IN THE GAME AND STILL WON!
#SorryNotSorry, I love Crystal Dunn and she is not getting nearly enough credit: France’s Plan Was to Pick On One U.S. Defender. Bad Plan.
‘Ridiculous’ USWNT defense was the foundation for win over France
You are going to want to click this link: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Reveals New Megan Rapinoe Photos (and Alex Morgan, Crystal Dunn and Abby Dahlkempher!)
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Toothpaste and Soap: Who Deserves to Be Cared For?
Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes
36 Jewish Activists Were Arrested While Protesting an ICE Detention Center in New Jersey
Tech Companies Are Enabling a “Machine of Deportation” Say Leading Immigrant Rights Advocates
Immigrant Detention Conditions Were Atrocious Under Obama. Here’s Why They’re So Much Worse Under Trump.