“I physically don’t know if I can stop!”
“The truth is I don’t know how to review Detransition, Baby. Torrey was too successful in what she set out to accomplish. If trans women have been and remain her primary audience then I, a trans woman, don’t know what to say from a place of supposed objectivity. The fact that this is not a PDF free on her website but a hardcover book garnering an immense amount of buzz fills me with a joy I can explain and a terror I cannot.”
Plus also: The WNBA’s role in saving democracy, a new Batwoman poster, the queer legacy of Sabrina, and more!
Chef Melissa King listening to the “Garden State” soundtrack like it’s your 10th grade art class all over again, and a Tessa Thompson/Janet Mock/Trace Lysette 1-2-3 punch that you don’t want to miss.
It’s a piercing portrayal of abuse. It’s a monster movie, only instead of a creature in the night, its monster is a human woman.
Dungeons, Dragons, and Diversity; Black cartoon from our childhoods that were ahead of their time; Pose in the pandemic; bisexual Cheetah discourse; and more!
“The goal, especially in 2020, has not been to feel better or feel my best, but it’s to feel less shitty than I did five minutes ago.” Marlee Grace’s Getting to Center is the tender, lesbian self-help book to start this year off right. We interview her about the book, internet addiction, higher powers, and the moon’s creative potential.
However distant and isolated we feel, we remind each other to remember to breathe.
What’s new and queer this month on streaming networks? We’ve got a new season of Dickinson, a Fran Lebowitz special, Anna Pacquin as a hot bisexual mess in Flack, Root and Shaw, a movie called “So My Grandma’s a Lesbian!” and so much more!
One last wave of all the “Best of 2020” lists you can handle! Plus, Roxane Gay is starting a book club, Carmen Maria Machado’s cheese ball recipe, how to be a girl detective, learning to be OK with being bored, and more.
I believe we are in living in a truly incredible time for queer and feminist books. For proof, I offer you this majestic — if I do say so myself — list of queer and feminist books hitting shelves this winter.
How Wonder Woman failed Cheetah, ranking Peppa Pig’s biggest beefs, Tracker McDyke, same-gender dæmons in His Dark Materials, and more!
Janelle Monáe is your biggest motivator, Trace Lysette frees the nipple, Melissa King is still the boss, and more!
“I love a ballad that reaches it’s climax with a big note. Lesbians known all there is to know about reaching a climax so there ya have it.”
“I’m always clamoring for more lesbian kisses on screen but the scene where she is singing in her lover’s ear gave me chills. I miss intimacy!”
What if we all committed to a radical reading list for 2021? What would we learn? And with this, what could we do? This collection of books will set you up with hope and pathways toward radical change in 2021.
T’Nia Miller in The Guardian, Mackenzie Davis chats lesbianing in Happiest Season and San Junipero, Laverne Cox on Promising Young Woman, your weekly Batwoman check-in, and more!
Wanna watch a Netflix movie with lesbian, bisexual or queer characters? We’ve got your round-up of every Netflix lesbian movie currently streaming, broken down by whether or not it is good or sucks.
I can’t help but wonder: What is each dyke stereotype of your past listening to during COVID lockdowns?
Steve Trevor is the main and unconquerable problem with Patty Jenkins’ follow-up to 2017’s nearly perfect Wonder Woman origin story, but it’s not the film’s only issue. Wonder Woman 1984 is a complete mess.
This year we got a lot of additions to our lesbian media library, but holiday classics are a tough nut to crack.