Also.Also.Also: Terrifying Anti-Trans Trump Memo Terrifies and Mobilizes LGBTQ Americans and Allies

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Good morning and hello! I spent the weekend sedated and watching Mrs. Maisel and I have to say, yes it was a good way to spend a weekend. I hope you too accomplished your goals and lived your weekend dreams, and that you’re looking out upon this new week with the sort of wild-eyed optimism that can only come from lying to oneself! I love us!

Queer as in F*ck You

“Trans People Don’t Exist” Added to Trump Admin’s Anti-Reality Agenda.

Transgender People and Allies Protest Trump Plan at Rallies and on Social Media.

Hell No to the Memo: 7 Action Items to Protect Trans and GNC People.

World October 21 2018 5:49pm 01:07Demonstration Denounce Anti-LGBT Violence in Paris After Recent String of Attacks.

On the latest Queery, Riese Bernard! Do you know her?

On the latest Nancy, The First Queer Woman in Congress.

Understanding the Weight: An Interview with Amandla Stenberg.

LGBTQ Migrants Heading to the US From Honduras ‘Are Not Going To Give Up On Their American Dream’.

Here are lesbian couples talking about the first time they said I love you:

Saw This, Thought of You

This Is 18 Around the World — Through Girls’ Eyes. An interactive feature from the NYT that was created in a lab just for me.

How Female Musicians Of Color Are Tied Up With Soundcloud’s Bright, Uncertain Future.

When Times Are Good, the Gender Gap Grows. Jesus come on.

What Defines Normal? Millions Search Google Every Day For Answers. A whole thing from Huffpo!

Jenny Graham Cycles Around The World In Under 125 Days, Shattering Record.

Selma Blair shared her MS diagnosis.

Skull Logs are a thing you can spend your money on and then put in your fireplace and set ablaze again and again and again, forever! Burn skulls in a pit of fire for the rest of your natural life!!

Political Snacks

Our giant voting guide is coming out THIS WEDNESDAY so if you’ve got a mail-in ballot you haven’t filled out yet and some voting questions you still haven’t found answers for, hold tight! We’re on our way!

If She Wins, Angie Craig Will Be the First Lesbian Mom in Congress.

As Trump Administration Eyes Writing Transgender People ‘Out of Existence,’ a Reckoning for a Transgender Republican.

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  1. I loved the biking around the world story, especially because the woman who did it was not young at all.

    Also, Reise on Queery?! I was pretty excited to see that!

  2. Pipkin got into the treat bag so he’s had like 3 meals in 2 minutes

    • Okay so that was meant to be a message to my wife about our dog when I really wanted to write some comment about how I had been wondering if Riese would ever do a Queery episode and am so happy she did.

      I don’t know how to delete it and my brain is clearly not at a super functioning level

    • Well, @queergirl, this is the funniest comment-mistake I’ve seen posted here or any place since the invention of Internet.

      Clearly it deserves a comment award.

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