Also.Also.Also: Kacey Musgraves Would ‘Jump in Front of a Moving Train’ for the LGBTQ Community, Level Up Allies


Queer as in F*ck You

5 Most Challenged LGBTQ Books of 2021

Rainbow Flags May Be Confiscated to ‘Protect’ World Cup Fans, Qatar Official Says.“Same-sex relations are criminalized in Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup.”

‘I Cannot Teach in Florida’: LGBTQ Educators Fear Fallout From New School Law

The Lesbian Chef Opening Two of Atlanta’s Most Anticipated Eateries. “Chef of the year, Deborah VanTrece, is bringing her unique take on global soul food to two new restaurants.”

Saw This, Thought of You

Kacey Musgraves Says She Would ‘Jump in Front of a Moving Train’ for the LGBTQ Community. OK she’s talking about “allies” doing more work in the face of the rising hate legislation, but I’m including this link so that I can quote our beloved Sex and Dating Editor, Ro:

“You’re not a real ally unless you’re willing to be severed in half by a locomotive to protect a crowd of gays who are inexplicably having brunch on the train tracks.” — Kacey Musgraves

This Is What Happens When There Are Too Many Meetings: Why a 9-to-10 is the New 9-to-5. Well, I hate it!

When Sex Was Bad for You (and You Wanted It Anyway). “Erotic thrillers are dead, but the conversations they started aren’t even close to climax.” YES.

Political Snacks

President Joe Biden to Create Interagency Task Force Focused on Long COVID

“What will the future of abortion in America look like?” A Covert Network of Activists Is Preparing for the End of Roe

And One More Thing…

Apparently our very own Drew Gregory has gone viral


i am choosing to believe this is true ❤️ #sarahpaulson #jessicachastain #lesbiantiktoks #blinditems

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Carmen Phillips

Carmen is Autostraddle's Editor-in-Chief and a Black Puerto Rican femme/inist writer. She claims many past homes, but left the largest parts of her heart in Detroit, Brooklyn, and Buffalo, NY. There were several years in her early 20s when she earnestly slept with a copy of James Baldwin’s “Fire Next Time” under her pillow. You can find her on twitter, @carmencitaloves.

Carmen has written 700 articles for us.


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