Today is an Ice Cream for dinner kind of day, and I am perfectly fine with that.
Queer as in F*ck You
Queer Farmers Are Changing the Landscape. I’ve been having some serious dykes on a tractor fantasies lately, and this is not helping that! Not at all! Not one bit!
Actor Lio Tipton of ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ Came Out as Non-Binary. Sending love to you Lio! 💛🤍💜🖤
Jill Ellis to Lead NWSL Expansion Team in San Diego (Listen Natalie tells me the sports news, and I report the sports news, sometimes it really is just that simple)
Tennis Lessons and Learning to Feel at Home in My Body. “At age 28, I began transitioning. But my body didn’t become mine until I picked up a racket.”
Biden Vowed to Protect the LGBTQ Community. But What’s Really Changed for Transgender People? by Raquel Willis (!!!) for Time Magazine
So Refinery29 has done an entire Pride coverage package on their website called “Queerness Is…”, and I’m really enjoying it thus far? In particular I wanted to highlight: Queerness Is A Meme: Why All The Good Social Media Is Gay and The Pandemic’s Transformation Of Queer Spaces Has Been A Blessing — & A Curse
And speaking of Pride coverage, Entertainment Weekly is doing a special edition podcast “Untold Stories: Beyond the Binary,” brought to you by an entire team of nonbinary creatives including Autostraddle forever fav Tre’vell Anderson and our very own Carly Usdin (you know them as the co-host of “To L and Back” and because we love them, of course) as producer:
Thank you @shananaomi @EW for empowering a team of nonbinary creatives (@Samee_Junio, Aubree Bernier-Clarke & me) led by the VISIONARY @TrevellAnderson to make the content they want to see/hear. Here's episode 1 of 4. https://t.co/ltD5DR39Up #PRIDE pic.twitter.com/APV6VNQxyn
Saw This, Thought of You
The Return of FOMO. “The pandemic forced us to simplify our lives and look inward. Now it’s time to have fun again. That should be easy, right?”
You are going to read this piece by our Dani Janae omg, then you are going to love it, then you are going to tell her how much you loved it. In that order!! Get ready: How to Flirt With and Date Fat People Without Being All Weird About It (Speaking of Dani, have you read her recent piece for Autostraddle: Craig David’s 7 Days Is Really About Lesbian Dating because it is hilarious and you deserve that treat)
The Miseducation of White Children. “The attacks on critical race theory are just another attempt to prevent this country from reckoning with its racist past and present—by keeping white kids ignorant.”
In Guatemala, Vice President Harris Tells Undocumented Migrants and to Stay Away From U.S. Border. Remember when those of who voted for a Biden-Harris administration said we did so that we could hold them accountable? Well. The time is NOW.