Also.Also.Also: YouTube Continues to F*ck Over Its LGBTQ Creators and Viewers

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Queer as in F*ck You

Tanya Saunders, 82, Owner of Cubbyhole, Died April 29.

Lesbian Accuser Who Took Down Bill Cosby Gives First Interview in 13 Years.

Dorothy Allison: Tender to the Bone by Amy Wright.

Gaby Dunn on Why She Wants Her Queer Experience Better Reflected on TV.

Kat Cunning Is A ‘Curvy, Curly Queer Weirdo’ Ready For Pop Stardom.

The Groundbreaking Queerness of Disney’s Mulan.

Japan’s Most Powerful Business Woman Comes Out as Lesbian With LGBT Activist Girlfriend.

8 of Our Fave Plus Size LGBTQ Couples You Need to Know by Brianna Huntsman.

Queer in the Kitchen: A Frank Look at the Challenges for LGBTQ Chefs, Bartenders and Restaurateurs by Meredith Heil.

Worse than Demonetization: Anti-Gay Ads on LGBTQ+ Videos

Gator Butchering for Beginners by Kristen Arnett who, in case you didn’t know, also wrote, among many other great things, The Problem with Writing About Florida last year, which was beautiful and ruined me and probably also you.

Foster Care Forced Me to Conceal My Identity as a Queer, Black, Muslim Person by Lucina Kayee.

Jaelene Hinkle Turned Down USWNT Call-Up Because She Didn’t Want To Wear LGBTQ Pride Jersey. Mkay buddy.


Welcome to the Hellmouth

Trump’s HHS Installs Fake Clinic Leader to Oversee Family Planning Funds.


Doll Parts

Kate Spade, Whose Handbags Carried Women Into Adulthood, Is Dead at 55.

Hundreds of Sex Workers Rally for International Whores Day.

The Women Behind the Statue.

Meet the Skate Icon Who Was the First Woman to Grace the Cover of Thrasher Mag.

20 Bitch Approved Movies You Should Watch This Summer.

“More Than a Gag Rule”: The head of a family-planning organization on how Trump’s change to a federal birth-control program will affect women.

Mira Jacobs with Aunties I Have Loved and Hated (Sometimes at the Same Time).

Stop Being Grateful!: Graduation Advice from 12 Women compiled by Jessica Bennett.

“What Beauty Is Like Behind Prison Bars” with Lexy Lebsack:


Keep Up

Report: Facebook Shared User Data With Device Manufacturers.

Restorative Justice Could Be the Key to Preventing Violence in Schools.

Busboys and Poets Plays the ‘Race Card’ — And It Backfires.

March for Our Lives Plans to Barnstorm the Country With Voting Drives This Summer.


Saw This, Thought of You

No One Really Understands the South by Alexis Okeowo.

The Fiends and the Folk Heroes of Grifter Season by Jia Tolentino.

Banning Straws Won’t Save the Oceans.

Why Rich Kids Are So Good at the Marshmallow Test by Jessica Mccrory Calarco.

Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore.

What Grief Looks Like: Documenting the Mementos Left After School Shootings. Well this fucked me up.


And Finally

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