Why private eyes are watching you, watching everything (jk) (probably); computers are machines; banned books to read by writers of color; Karla Cornejo Villavicencio is the first undocumented person to ever be nominated for a National Book Foundation Award; and more.
“I know y’all not in here watching Blue’s Clues like it’s porn. Bunch of weirdos.”
Dolly Parton is a literal angel, Lumberjanes is getting an animated series, Betty Gilpin’s eulogy for GLOW, don’t DM Roberta Colindrez, Zoe Kravitz is here to show you what queer America looks like, and more!
Samira Wiley would like to professionally make your bed, SavageXFenty lingerie is the queer gift that keeps on giving and Quinn Wilson agrees, and while we’re here: just imagine going on socially distanced park date with Trace Lysette.
I wish I could go back and show this film to my baby gay self.
You know what? We need this. It’s been a helluva year.
Bex Taylor-Klaus has joined a new ABC medical procedural, Pose is filming again (for now), how SNL and Kate McKinnon paid tribute to RBG, lesbians in Deaf U, and more!
Purging your phone, this tangible object that we are so connected to, could inspire you to do the same in other parts of your life.
I need a distraction from the thing that’s distracting me.
Friends, there is barely a month until the US election. Oh, certainly there is some despair and some grief, but most of all this playlist aims to soothe. I hope you find some solace in these tunes, like I do.
Netflix’s Social Distance actually looks pretty good, Cynthia Nixon on that “sexy oyster-eating” scene, Duck Tales’ Penumbra is a lesbian, and let’s all agree to watch One Day at a Time on CBS!
“I don’t know. I can’t keep up with all the rules and definitions and the gatekeep-iness.”
Janelle Monáe in bumblebee cosplay, Sarah Paulson flips her wig (literally), and a video Niecy Nash dancing in a bodysuit that you’ve got to see for yourself.
There’s a reason forbidden romances like this spoke to me as a closeted person!
“I wish I had these books when I was 15. I needed permission. I needed somebody to tell me, ‘You’re ok.’ If I had had one place to go, one book in my hand, known one person, I could have avoided a lot of trouble.”
A new lesbian comedy from a Harley Quinn writer, Amber Ruffin stans Mary J. Blige in her first late night monologue, Ellen DeGeneres’ many chances, and Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin is a go.
Sometimes you just need to call your friends, breath together, and feel all the feels. Maya may not always be the best listener, but after a hard week, Max and Maya have a heart to heart.
Topics include Black voters, a bad reality TV show, murder, Judith Butler, how we quarantine, the tyranny of chairs, TikTok, Bath & Body Works, the Eco-Yogi slumlords of Brooklyn, Emily Ratajkowski and Ramona Quimby!
Seeing as the modern police force is an evolution of slave catchers, for a film trying to make a point about how the horrors of the past still exist in the present — it comes across as both ahistorical and like a serious misstep.
Shani Mootoo is one of the towering lesbian novelists of our time. In her newest novel, Polar Vortex, Mootoo winds the interior lives of its three central characters like a jack- (or jill-) in-the-box: to the point of explosion.