Here we are, a fresh bag of links!
Queer as in F*ck You
+ It’s Asexual Awareness Week!
+ The Second Coming Out: Trans Candidates and the Quest for Public Service.
+ Staying in the Present: Lesbian Couple Navigates Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Diagnosis. This is sweet and sad and I love them.
+ My Internalized Homophobia Kept Me From Reporting My Sexual Assault.
+ Trans and Gender-Queer Prisoners Face a Double Punishment.
+ Queer in the Kitchen: Gender Politics Take Front Stage.
+ The Troubling Ascent of the LGBT Right Wing.
+ The Widest Crackdown on LGBTQ People in Egypt
+ High School Football Coach Encourages Players to Taunt Opponent with Lesbian Parents: “Who’s Your Daddy”. Straight people can’t even come up with decent insults.
+ NY Subway Poster Campaign Wants More Love for Trans Lives.
+ Nev Todorovic On Life As A Queer Canadian Entrepreneur.
+ This Lesbian Shark Tank Winner Wants to Scare the Hell Out of You. Ok.
+ Disney’s ‘Andi Mack’ Character to Come Out as Gay.
+ Promoters Need to Remember That ‘Queer’ Isn’t a Genre.
+ This headline is terrifying: Watch This Queer Couple Get Locked in a Room for 24 Hours ???!
Welcome to the Hellmouth
+ 10-Year-Old Immigrant Is Detained After Agents Stop Her on Way to Surgery.
+ White Supremacy During the Obama Era Helped Trump Become President.
+ Wackadoodles, Establishment Hacks, And The Big, Ugly, Local Battle For The Heart Of The GOP. I believe this will also end up in TIRTIL, for the record.
+ Majority Of White Americans Say They Believe Whites Face Discrimination.
+ How Russians Attempted To Use Instagram To Influence Native Americans.
Or Sexual Assault Roundup 2017
+ Surviving R. Kelly.
+ Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams Share Their Stories of James Toback’s Sexual Harassment.
+ A Harvey Weinstein Moment for the Restaurant Industry.
+ Sexual Harassment Will Change Your Career Forever.
+ #YouToo: We Need to Talk About Loophole Women.
+ The Crisis in Puerto Rico Is a Racial Issue.
+ After Nevada Hosts a Gun Show, California Sees Sharp Rise in Gun Related Injuries and Deaths.
+ New Documentary Remembers Standing Rock in Beauty and Catastrophe.
+ The Family That Build an Empire of Pain.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ The Museum of You Does Not Have a Gift Shop.
+ Why Computers Should Be Hidden.
+ Investigation Alleges Haribo Gummies Are Made Using Slave Labor. In which literally nothing, ever, is sacred.
+ Here’s What You Need to Know About Half-Earth Day.
+ Netflix Gives Stranger Things Its Very Own After Show. I’ve planned my entire Friday night around the premiere of season 2!!
+ Stranger Things and the History of the Trope of ‘Coming Back Wrong’.
+ Fear of a Black Future: How Hollywood Co-Opts the Revolution.
+ On Basquiat, the Black Body, and a Strange Sensation in My Neck by Aisha Sabatini Sloan.
Ok Valerie found the thing that will get us through the rest of this week, I believe.