This elderly lesbian couple’s gonna make your heart burst, some sweet non-elderly queer couples too, and Melissa Etheridge doesn’t seem too worried about getting arrested for pot possession.
Relationship autopilot does not exist, correcting bad texting, how to date someone with anxiety, the perks of sex in late-stage capitalism and more.
Answers to all the yes/no questions you sent in since last Tuesday!
Doppelgängers, toxic workplaces (so many to choose from!), Trump’s impeachment, did you cry about Stranger Things 2?, California’s turning all its kids gay probably, and so much more!
Vegetarian with allergies to nuts, coconuts, and sesame seeds? Well Julia Turshen has a delicious warm dessert (or breakfast!) for you!
I changed. But it was a gradual process, in the way a forest becomes stone. Petrified forest of a body.
“And then she told us there was another child — a baby — at a nearby hospital. Were we interested? We said yes even though we had a thousand questions and just as many concerns (why was he in the hospital? Where were his birth parents? Who was holding him when he cried?). That baby turned out to be our son.”
Kyle’s created a full Friendsgiving menu that accommodates about a dozen dietary restrictions, and she’s used an impressive graphing system to make it happen.
How to clean your decanter. Why you might use a decanter. Which decanters you should expressly not use.
“This is what happened for me: I started crying as soon as I put my legs into the stirrups.”
To all of our mommis, mommi fans, confused bystanders watching this all go down, as well as those thinking about dabbling: this one’s for you.
Depression is not forever because it always ends, and depression is forever because it always comes back. It won’t work if I only want to stay on the days when my brain breaks through the muck. Turn Out The Lights is a meditation on wanting to stay on the very worst days.
Did you see Jupiter and Venus this morning, some philosophy, white backlash, Jasika Nicole, being outed hm think about it, Dolly Parton, everything is reproductive politics, a brief mention of a kazoo, and so much more!
“I essentially stole my brother’s car and drove it an hour away across state lines to go see my then-girlfriend for only 30 minutes while my parents thought I was at the movies”
I love going to the gym, but finding comfy activewear that also reflects my gender is not easy.
More Sara Ramirez, queers having babies, queers in film and theatre, soul survivors! Happy Sunday!
Why flirting is the best way to engage with your own desires; deconstructing myths about polyamory and about fat sex; seriously just stop instagram stalking your ex; and more.
Despite all the potential for error, I do genuinely think it’s still worth it to make pies.
“Seeing 110,000 people take to Taipei’s streets for a pride march that explicitly made diverse sex education its theme gave me hope for a more ambitious movement.”
I’ve been dealing with SAD all my adult life, and especially since I moved to the northeast where daylight lasts about as long as my lunch break from November to March. I’ve learned a lot about coping, and about making things easier on myself by noticing and addressing my symptoms before I’m in the midst of a full-blown depressive spiral. SAD isn’t fixable for me, but here’s how I’ve learned to fight back against it.