How was your first spring weekend? Was it the most beautiful thing since your last spring weekend? I hope you’re excited about your outfit today because as I type this I’m wearing a just-ripped robe (it caught on the banister on my way down the stairs to schedule this post) and I am SUPER SERIOUS about wearing something cute after this.
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Oh it’s the The Geography of Queer Folks!
+ This is something you can read and then have thoughts and/or feelings about: In College and Hiding From Scary Ideas by Judith Shulevitz.
+ Monica Lewinsky‘s TED Talk on The Price of Shame.
+ 16 Powerful Quotes About What It Means to Be a Woman, in case you need something to put on a post-it above your computer today.
+ “The Bold and the Beautiful” Reveals Transgender Character and that is an auto-play video.
+ Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Has Released a New Feminist Take on the Passover Narrative so I hope you will enjoy that.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ Anna Doogan‘s essay, LOST, on Mutha is a nice gut punch for a Monday.
I went back to the tiny square table, past the mom who had brought homemade sandwiches for her four kids, wrapped tightly in waxed paper. I could never get it together to pack lunches. Instead, I always ended up flustered and succumbing to overpriced paninis and fruit plates.
The crackers were still sitting there. Grapes mostly eaten, but a few scattered across the napkin. My son’s chair, however, was empty.
+ The Science of Why Stepping on Legos Makes You Want to Die by Sonali Kohli (h/t Taylor Hatmaker xox).
+ A thing I will never grow tired of discussing or considering or hoping for or already pretending like: Why Can’t Link Be a Girl?
+ Melissa Dahl on Gretchen Rubin‘s latest episode of the “Happiness” podcast on how Keeping a One-Sentence Journal Could Make You Happier.
+ Four words: National Park Lego Sets.
+ INTERESTING. Our Warm Embrace of Those Allergic to Peanuts. “The rise in peanut allergies has inspired something rarely seen in the contentious world of food choice: cooperation.”
What Are the World’s Tiniest Animals pray tell??!