Good morning!!! I got up at 5:00am to put this link roundup together for you, which means I went to bed before 10:00pm last night so now I am a 65 year old woman. No questions at this time please.
Queer as in F*ck You
New Book Details a First Lady’s Longtime Lesbian Relationship. Honestly I prefer our coverage of this amazing book, written by the author herself, and yes I am using this piece to further promote our piece to you, our loyal readers! This is how journalism works I bet!
Queer People of Color Led the L.G.B.T.Q. Charge, but Were Denied the Rewards. I love NYT’s dedication to periods.
Excuse me for not including this in an earlier post, but: Alone Together: Robyn’s ‘Dancing On My Own’ Opens The Corners Of Community
A Match Made in Heaven: “Gay-rights activists advanced radical aims by marrying them to a traditional institution.”
Did we talk about this already? I have to be honest, I am too busy to check. Meet the Woman Behind Babetown, a Monthly Pop-Up Dinner for LGBTQ+ Travelers
Saw This, Thought of You
The Wild Ride at Babe.Net
Y I K E S
Did you read the Judge Judy profile?
Breaking The Booze Habit, Even Briefly, Has Its Benefits. Also: Craft Beers Without The Buzz: Brewing New Options For The ‘Sober Curious’. It’s as if NPR is trying to tell us something.
Exclusive First Look: Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan’s Little Women. Listen, it’s totally fine to bookmark this and revisit it 12 times a day, roughly.
Bodies in Seats: “At Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America, one contractor has died, and others say they fear for their lives.”
Maria Popova tweeted this last week and I was like “yes thank you” and now I am sharing it with you: How to Do Nothing with Nobody All Alone by Yourself: A Timely Vintage Field Guide to Self-Reliant Play and Joyful Solitude
⚽🏆 Saw This, Thought of You: Women’s World Cup Edition 🏆⚽
By Natalie, who is keeping you cupdated!!!
What an incredible weekend of soccer, despite VAR’s attepts to steal all my joy. Matches like Australia-Norway and Brazil-France are what make the World Cup so special.
The greatest woman’s soccer player in history took what might be her final bow at a World Cup and left this inspiring message for the young women who will follow her:
"Cry in the beginning so you can smile in the end"
Marta's message for Brazil's next generation will give you CHILLS. 💛💚 pic.twitter.com/waDAFlgM4F
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 23, 2019
Did it just get dusty in here or is it just me?
Megan Rapinoe pens a wonderful piece on her climb back to the USWNT: You Can’t Get Rid of Your Girl That Easily
From her USWNT teammate, Crystal Dunn: American Girl
PAY THESE WOMEN THEIR MONEY!: Nigeria stage sit-in at WWC over unpaid bonuses
Surprise, men are trash: Men’s Pro Teams Express Support For USWNT By Reminding Everyone That Guys Also Play Sports