I didn’t understand unconditional love until I met Remi.
Abortions!!!, Gen X, no such thing as a lone wolf, Good Company Issue #3, Puerto Rico’s first elderly LGBTQ home opens, Kristen Arnett, and so much more!
You’re pretty much the definition of BDE, being the sign that sits back and watches everyone else with smooth skin and great makeup. You’re understated.
“Looking back the flirtation was sort of obvious? Danny characterized the general tone as ‘I wanted you to know I didn’t speak French, but that I was still smart.'”
“Would it be easier for you, if I wasn’t so fast? Would you prefer I hadn’t worked so hard?” Semenya is fast because she works hard to be at the top of her game; every single time. Much like any other athlete who dominates their sport from Simon Biles to Serena Williams to Billie Jean King and Abby Wambach. Which is why, I, Queer, African, Woman, Black, Failed Athlete, celebrate you Semenya and the work you have done for women like us; for whom our presence on global stages remains to be normalized.
In defense of daytime dates: they rule.
Embrace a little chaos without getting in trouble with your therapist.
Homophobic bullying among children, intense period pain is not normal, Stonewall at 50, queering psychedelics, Maddie Ross, and more!
Bishop wrote seventeen drafts of this poem, so that’s one hundred and thirty six iterations of master and disaster. The losses pile up in a life, and each time you survive them, you have proven to yourself you can withstand more.
Plus: She-Ra season three (featuring Geena Davis), non-binary Android emoji, certified Mommi Diane Keaton wants to play gay, the battle for gender-inclusive passports in the UK, and more!
The importance of small weak everyday social ties, the difference between the narrative you build about a relationship and its truth, why PornHub buying Tumblr won’t save it and more.
This would be a solid Mother’s Day breakfast plan if you’re celebrating tomorrow! Otherwise make it anytime but especially for beachside mornings, slow weekends at home, and any day when waking up queer in this world could use a little sweetness.
Don’t talk about camp, Caster Semenya, country music is white as hell and shitty toward women, Parent’s Day though, and so much more!
“When it first came out I loved the show for its humor, for its raw portrayal of depression and grief, and because, like any rational person, I’m deeply in love with Phoebe Waller-Bridge. But it wasn’t until about a year into my transition that the show started consuming my thoughts.”
“Honestly I love myself, and I think I’m super hot.”
Lesbian potlucks are your rad heritage, Bikini Kill, healing for QPOC, voter disenfranchisement for prisoners, trans women asylum seekers win their case, Methodist teens are protesting, and so much more!
So much of what we might think of as queer lyric poetry comes is set by Sappho’s example: her attempts to speak her desire so emphatically that it wills love into existence.
Plus: The ultimate Riot Grrrl listening guide, Caster Semenya is the GOAT, the first elected trans woman of African descent to sit on the São Paulo congress, and more!
Sometimes it’s hard to focus on being in your body, how to get into impact play, PornHub might acquire NSFW Tumblr and more.
I spent five days in Miami and Miami Beach, and it was not nearly enough! Here are some things I checked out and would recommend.