The music you listen to in your teen years mixes with your hormones and emotions and overwhelms you and permanently molds you. You make mix tapes, you go to shows, you buy band t-shirts and posters, you get ill advised tattoos. It’s a lot of fun.
Black artists and America, (your) feelings about typography, writers resisting, a history of feminist bookstores, representation in comics and more.
Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin developing a series called “Everyone’s a Liar” for YouTube Red, a same-sex hookup on America’s Next Top Model, queer dramz on Degrassi, a Will & Grace revival and other important pop culture stories for your day!
How lucky that I’m perfectly within my right as a citizen to disregard the original plot of a movie that’s been out for 28 years and choose to instead interpret their connection as romantic and not platonic.
Spend an evening with a good book and a paddle.
Also, Janelle Monáe visited the White House and Ruby Rose fired her beard.
New year new you.
Everything you want to read.
Topics include ’90s nerd masculinity, One Day At A Time, a grandmother who liked poison, Backpage, the Gawker lawsuit, Donald Trump in 1999, John Waters’ childhood home, corporate vet clinics, puppy mills and so much more!
Let’s get you into a monocle that’ll have them saying, “Wow, who’s that stylish lesbian that looks like they belong to an early 20th century sapphic scene alongside Eleanor Roosevelt?”
Honestly, I’m surprised Capricorn isn’t the #1 heartthrob of the zodiac. In fact, PSA: forget the Gemini who broke your heart, everyone. It’s time for #CapricornBae2017.
This book is a must for college students, sex nerds, and activists alike — especially if your Trump resistance involves sex education, sexual assault prevention, or reproductive rights.
Hey, and spoiler alert: No gay women die!
This round we cover twitter handles, the GOOP empire, craigslist aesthetic, hashtags, and MySpace (rip).
The OA’s “gentle queer narrative,” a new Kitty Genovese project, Indiewire’s Sundance picks include Annie Clark’s horror flick, Marti Noxon’s anorexia narrative, Dee Rees’s post-WWII Southern period drama and Dianna Agron in a convent and SO MANY MORE POP CULTURE STORIES FOR YOU TODAY.
It’s a dark world, but there’s hope in stories, including lesbians on shows like “The Handmaid’s Tale,” “The Good Fight,” and “Imposters,” an epic miniseries about the LGBT rights movement and a non-binary character on “Billions.”
I’m beyond honored and blessed to premiere the new live version of “I Am Her,” Diamond’s powerful anthem stripped down into an a capella performance.
Also, Gillian Anderson built herself a candy fort and Sarah Paulson will do sit-ups for coffee.
Goodnight Moon started out as a sad gay love poem.
One Day at a Time is so revolutionary in its depictions of what a family might actually look like in America. It’s got the same recipe of an old school family sitcom but turns the norm on its head because it centers the family’s brownness and provides ample social commentary to deliver a fantastic modern-day sitcom.