Happy Friday, space travelers! It’s been a real week, hasn’t it? I hope you’re taking good care of yourself and getting lots of sleep. I’m publishing this roundup from a car! Livin’ in the future forever.
Queer as in F*ck You
+ Tarot Cards and Swing Dancing Unite Queer Women of LA by Yezmin Villarreal and featuring Keely Weiss, creator of Rainbow Fish and also doer of many other amazing and cool things!
+ Six State Leaders Argue Transgender Students Deserve No Accommodations In Schools blarrrrgghghgghhhh.
+ What It’s Like to Be a Trans Activist in the Most Liberal Country on Earth by Lauren Razavi.
+ Chicago’s First LGBT Retirement Center: “Here, people would come to my aid.”
+ Well this sure is something! The Secret Life of a Crime Scene Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein.
+ You will like this Goldieblox ad:
+ Riese shared this with the line “This is for you Laneia,” and she was right, it is for me: I’m a Woman With a Drink, Not a Mommy Having ‘Mommy Time’ by Kathryn Jezer-Morton.
I wish we could speak to moms without having to address invisible specters of disapproval and self-doubt. (Wait: have I been talking about the patriarchy this entire time?)
+ Zines About Sobriety collected by Taryn Hipp.
Saw This, Thought of You
+ The Calm, Gentle Rise of Snugglers for Hire by Olga Oksman.
+ Francie Diep breaks down How Climate-Skeptic Organizations Have Influenced American News and Presidents.
+ The Science of Why We Cry and the Three Types of Tears from Maria Popova.
+ Here are the Free Entrance Days at national parks in 2016!
+ Hey girl. The Couple with a Dream to Build a Historically Accurate Dinosaur Hotel by Andy Wright.
+ Surprising Things You Never Knew About Your Cat! Are you surprised? Be surprised.
I’m obsessed with this and must have it: Photorito Lens Wrap.