If Women’s Magazine Covers Were Aimed at Queer Women, Pt. 3

Welcome back to covers of JKLAFGHD Mag, the Magazine for Women Who Aren’t Straight. Every so often we check in here to catch up on the latest not-straight trends, get updates on the not-straight classics, and check in with our favorite not-straight celebrities. Up next in our January through March issues are Hannah Hart, a carabiner and Sara Ramirez.


January: Hannah Hart


February: A Carabiner


March: Sara Ramirez

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  1. At first I didn’t catch the joke with “Celibacy Nail Trends.” Then a little piece of me guffawed, died peacefully, and ascended directly to heaven.

    And who IS Carly Rae Jepsen???

  2. I hope my elderly neighbors think I’m ok after all the shrieking laughter – I’m ordinarily more sedate before I’ve had my morning tea! Believe me, I needed that.

    I also want to give a special shout-out to the carabiner cover photo and thumb rings article. Reminds me of when my wife and I first met ? ❤️

  3. but seriously, why do men pop up in my tinder feed when it’s set to women only?
    also, yes to carabiners. i just started wearing my keys on a carabiner on my belt loop and i feel like a gay pied piper. you can hear me jingling from a mile away.

    • I am now for some reason picturing an episode of OITNB where Piper steals a guard’s keys and uses them to lure a new babyqueer inmate into some nefarious plot involving contraband baked goods.

    • I just recently switched settings on tinder a very small portion of these people may just be trans, for ex; trans woman, trans masculine, genderqueer person(like myself), or even trans men who feel more comfortable not dealing with women who more than likely are cishet where the likely-hood of transphobia could be higher.

      Most though are either couples looking for a unicorn, or men trying to get with a not-straight woman. I’m in SoCal & probably swiped no to at least 50 unicorn searchers who are m/f paring(including a trans man and his cis gf, lead picture was him shirtless with his gf pointing at his genital area). I was also surprised to find a few nb/f couple and a few f/f couple looking for a unicorn. Sometimes the guy is the lead picture sometimes you don’t find out it a couple until pictures 4-6 and you see unicorn emoji in the profile. Ugh

        • I always had a mental image going that these were really dumb cishet dudes who were mashing their phones with their fingers like, “women women I want to meet women click everything that says woman including ‘what are you’ because woman women give me woman.”

    • I think the tinder algorithm has some kind of variety in it. I noticed that I’d occasionally be matched with people outside of my distance or age brackets. I was also matched with a friend of a friend who i am 98% sure is straight and 100% sure was using tinder meet guys.

      So i think they show you all the people in your selected categories and then also a few surprises.

      • okay yes bc i see people thousands of miles away and my distance is set to 20 miles. i figured it was just that their algorithm is fuckd or that people travel and it doesn’t update properly but maybe it’s intentional.

      • haha, ahhh…I was somehow super fortunate the year I got that bag, my mom calls me and says “I want to get you something really special for Christmas this year…if there’s anything you’ve really been wanting…”

        FUNNY you should ask Mom :]

        Message me directly on here and I will share some insight into how to get a pretty good deal on these…I already feel a little badly having shared a link on this thread, but I am totally down to help a buddy out if you are really pining for it…

        4 years later I still use mine daily. And feel contently gay every time I pull on those straps and shoulder that purse ;-*

  4. All we need now is a Kickstarter campaign to turn this magazine into a reality. As a queer girl who has been paid to grace magazine covers, I donate a few photoshoots and interviews ?

  5. No no no if you can be identified as “ladyperson” by straight people any bag you carry is automatically a purse, no matter what the packaging or label said. It can never actually be a backpack, a satchel, briefcase or bag for your tablet or laptop.
    NOPE it is purse.
    This a FACT.

    • In my experience some of it is cis couple looking for a unicorn. Like I saw three just today where the first pic was a dude. Reading the profile is where it says they are looking for a unicorn. The rest are just men(be it cis or trans) who want to sleep with a queer gal.

        • I agree. I’ve also had enough of the unicorn woman, the one who has in her profile “looking to be part of your threesome.” I matched with one, and she asked me if I know a third she can join. Unmatched me when I said no and realized I’m trans.

  6. Personal favorite “323 things your mother just doesn’t understand why you don’t want to look pretty in.” I get that way more at 26 than I did as a kid/teenager and I’m by no means masculine…just comfortable/lazy femme. And apparently that is offensive to my mother.

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