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On Monday, if yall would have told me that Jojo Siwa was going to be the title of TWO different Autostraddle articles this week, I never would have believed you — and yet here we are. Anyway, after I publish this I’m going to eat a grilled chicken sandwich.
Queer as in F*ck You
From Shelli: “MISS JOJO IS GONNA KILL IT AND WE SIMPLY HAVE TO COVER THIS WHEN IT HAPPENS!” JoJo Siwa Makes History As First Competitor With a Same-Sex Dance Partner on DWTS
Rosie O’Donnell Answers Every Question We Have About Sleepless in Seattle. I don’t know that when I think of every question I’ve ever wanted to ask Rosie, that Sleepless in Seattle of all things comes to the top of that list? But sure, why not.
Saw This, Thought of You
OnlyFans Drops Planned Porn Ban, Will Continue to Allow Sexually Explicit Content. Ro is putting together a roundtable of sex workers for us to talk more about this, and I can’t wait.
(Related: Stop Asking Sex Workers to Fix Sex Work)
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Aaliyah’s passing, so there’s been a lot of articles memorializing her. THIS ONE, from a local Detroit paper, is by far my favorite: Remembering and Releasing Aaliyah, 20 Years Later
Love you forever, baby girl.
From Himani: “incredibly heartbreaking and that doesn’t even get into the journalists, activists, etc who didn’t work with the US government” I Taught English to Afghan Soldiers. Now I’m Part of the “Digital Dunkirk” Trying to Get Them Out.
The Party of Lincoln Is Now the Party of Jim Crow. “Not a single House Republican voted for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.”