Also.Also.Also: End Your Day With the Top 10 Lesbian Longing Glances of 2021, Thank Us Later

Feature image via Niecy Nash on Instagram

Oh hey, I haven’t finished celebrating Candace Parker yet, how bout you?


Queer as in F*ck You

The Most Longing Lesbian Glances of 2021 compiled by our very own Drew Gregory for them.

I LOVE TRANSANTA AND IT’S BAAAACK! The Holidays Can Be Tough for Transgender Youth. Transanta Wants to Help

Mane Character: How the Unicorn Became Everything to Everyone. Technically this isn’t gay. But also?


Saw This, Thought of You

Maybe if You Lived in Flint, You’d Be Vaccine-Hesitant Too. “The pile-up of crises is a warning for the rest of us.” Greetings from Southeastern Michigan! No, seriously. This is important.

Anne Rice, Who Spun Gothic Tales of Vampires, Dies at 80. Sending so much love to my goth gays. 🖤

Speaking of which, Anne Rice and Her Homoerotic Vampires Left an Immortal Mark on Gay Culture

I know I keep sharing links on the, but I promise I’m not trying to send a subliminal message… much. You Hate Your Job – What Next? The Two Writers Exploring Toxic Productivity

Just Embrace Your Insomnia Already. HAHFAFDHAfashahaaaaaa… whew. Ahem.

From Himani: “This feels super obvious but I appreciate it nonetheless for saying this explicitly about the relationship between the ultrarich and the conservative right. Because so often the conversation in mainstream media is “oh liberals and Democrats and leftists are out of touch elites” and that’s such a narrow understanding of what’s happening.” January 6 Texts From Fox Hosts Reveal the Lie at the Heart of the Conservative Movement


Political Snacks

Californa Governor Newsom to Use Texas Abortion Law Tactics to Go After Assault Rifle, Ghost Gun Makers

I AM SO PROUD OF MY CHILDHOOD HOMETOWN! I CANNOT STAND IT! Baristas in Buffalo Just Formed the First Starbucks Union in the United States


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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.

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