Flocking Together

A plan to repopulate the Blue Duck species has been foiled by the gays — the two living male Blue ducks have fallen for each other rather than for the last remaining female of the species:  “To our surprise, the two males really took to each other and it was obvious that they really liked each other. Ben and Jerry do make a lovely couple.” (@scientific american)

Read The Rachel Papers! online  – What a hot, smart, lesbian pundit means for an uneasy America! (@bitch magazine)

Iron Chef’s Cat Cora and her wife Jennifer Cora are both preggers. (@huffpo)

In Which It’s Not Gay Unless The Boobs Touch: “Just because The L Word is over doesn’t mean you’re at a loss for hot same-sex television pairings … it’s all about the tender loving care made manifest by Blair and Serena. ” (@thisrecording)

How to be an ally to a bisexual person and why I am a bisexual ally. (@bilerico project)

Did you know it was International Women’s Day on Sunday? Now you do. (@the huffington post)

Check out FOA (Friend of Autostraddle) Alexi on Episode 20 of Alexi’s Closet: Getting the Boot! (@afterellen)

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Riese is the 40-year-old Co-Founder and CEO of Autostraddle.com as well as an award-winning writer, video-maker, LGBTQ+ Marketing consultant and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and now lives in California. Her work has appeared in nine books including "The Bigger the Better The Tighter The Sweater: 21 Funny Women on Beauty, Body Image & Other Hazards Of Being Female," magazines including Marie Claire and Curve, and all over the web including Nylon, Queerty, Nerve, Bitch, Emily Books and Jezebel. She had a very popular personal blog once upon a time, and then she recapped The L Word, and then she had the idea to make this place, and now here we all are! In 2016, she was nominated for a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

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  1. “the two living male Blue ducks have fallen for each other rather than for the last remaining female of the species”

    I was laughing so hard I couldn’t read anymore thru the tears

    Jesus I wish it was Friday already.

    Site looks great.

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