A glorious Monday to you, kind people of the world! I’m getting a serious (I mean, it’s also playful, but still) haircut tomorrow and I hope you will keep me in your thoughts. When was the last time you got a serious haircut? How did it go?
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Children of LGBT Parents Have Little Choice in Coming Out by Vikki Reich.
+ Is Agender Fashion a Trend, or a Movement? by Véronique Hyland.
+ Hello Houston! I hope you vote for Autostraddle in this Gayest and Greatest Readers’ Choice Awards in OutSmart Magazine! We’re absolutely gleeful to be nominated for Best National LGBT Website!
+ Do Victims of Gray Rape Protect Their Assailants? by Tove K Danovich.
+ Why is Billboard Asking Industry Execs If They Believe Kesha? by Anastasia Tsioulcas. Um yeah, what in the fuck?
+ The Art of Loving and Losing Female Friends by Rachel Vorona Cote.
+ What Was It Really Like to Work at American Apparel Under Dov Charney by Gabriel Bell Leila Brillson.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ New Orleans Is Locking Up Hundreds Of Traumatized Kids by Carimah Townes.
+ Some fall drives you can start looking forward to now.
+ A Rare Interview with Lisa Frank by Carly Mark. Hm.
+ This is an interesting perspective. From Buffy to Mr. Robot: When Pop Culture Collides with Real Life Violence by Jessica Goldstein.
+ Radical sandcastles are neat!
Here is squirrel monkey riding on a capybara because this is how you should start your week, when possible.