I know it’s been a few weeks since we had a good old fashioned news link round up, but….
Queer as in F*ck You
We don’t always put trailer drops in this column, but look at this?? “First Kill” looks like Buffy had a baby with the good seasons of Pretty Little Liars, and that’s extremely my shit!
How the Reversal of Roe v. Wade Could Impact the Transgender Community (also, not to be biased, but this pairs very well with the excellent and thoughtful explainer that KaeLyn did for us last week, The Fall of Roe Is For All Of Us)
“My barometer for acceptance begins and ends with Black queer femmes because the care, time, and love that goes into our physical appearance is a political act.” How Black Queer Women Are Finding Agency in a Full Set
Demolition of Long-Abandoned Medical Center Could Leave Queer Beachgoers Exposed. “Those who flock to the sands of Bay 1 on Riis beach — including a historically Black and brown community of trans and queer sunbathers — fear tearing down a long-abandoned medical center that acted as a shield will ruin their ‘utopia.'”
WELL THIS IS CUTE! “Pauline and Trixie are in their 80s. Despite enjoying a long-term relationship in their 20s, they parted 35 years ago, because they felt it was impossible for them to live openly as a lesbian couple. Having watched Gentleman Jack, Pauline was spurred into action to track Trixie down.” BBC Factual announces new BBC One documentary, Gentleman Jack Changed My Life
Saw This, Thought of You
What Should I Be Doing About My Student Loans Right Now? Sometimes I think about when federal loan repayments start back again, and hahahahhaaahahaaa
The Horrifying Implications of Alito’s Most Alarming Footnote. “A ‘domestic supply of infants’ is exactly what the framers of the Fourteenth Amendment intended to abolish.” This is something that, on top of all the other abject horrors of the last week, I have thought about a lot.