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Oh hey, it’s so close the weekend! SO CLOSE!!!!!!! Can you taste it?
Queer as in F*ck You
Jamie Lee Curtis Shares Her Youngest Child Is Transgender: I Feel ‘Wonder and Pride’ (she’s also going to officiate her wedding!)
This Olympic Rower Just Came Out Moments after Winning a Medal. “Katarzyna Zillmann came out officially just moments after winning a silver medal with her Polish rowing team.”
There May Be More Olympians Who Identify as LGBTQ than Ever Before. But There Are Limits to Inclusion.
I love Zeba Blay, and I love this for her:
I just wanted to share I’m queer ok bye ✌🏿
— Zeba Blay (@zblay) July 29, 2021
Want to celebrate by preoordering Zeba’s essay collection Carefree Black Girls (it’s looking to be one of the hottest releases of the fall!), well you sure can do that!
Saw This, Thought of You
Do You Need To Wear A Mask Indoors Where You Live? Check This Map. Hello! Himani and I both found this to be a really useful (and easy to follow) resource!
unreal. 😭💕 https://t.co/d6lJMPHgYr
— Sunisa lee (@sunisalee_) July 29, 2021
CONGRATULATIONS TO SUNISA LEE, THE FIRST HMONG AMERICAN TO WIN GOLD AT THE OLYMPICS! Also you should read profiles of Suni written by Hmong writers, like this one by Angela Vang for Time: Sunisa Lee Is Representing America in the Tokyo Olympics—and a Community America Left Behind
Simone Biles Helped Me to Gold, Says USA’s Sunisa Lee after All around Win
“The USWNT has been gifted $1 million from California-based athletic apparel company Title Nine as part of their fight for equal pay.”
From Shelli: “If no one is gay I’m upset also no one is fat” (both facts), We’re Ready to Live the Sweet Life: Los Angeles With Issa Rae’s New Reality Series
Do you remember when I linked A People’s History of Black Twitter early in the month? Well here are Part 2 and Part 3. Definitely check them out.
Ummmm… Gawker is back?
LOL but wait what? The MyPillow Guy Really Could Destroy Democracy
Ahhhh I’m so happy for Sunisa! She was amazing!
So stoked for Sunisa, especially considering how much her family has been through over the past couple of years.
Speaking of gymnastics, anyone looked at Laurie Hernandez’s socials and seen her dropping not-so-subtle hints that she’s queer and dating trampolinist (trampoliner?) Charlotte Drury? 👀