Mini Crossword Wants Everyone to Watch Women’s Hockey

Never mind. It’s tearable.

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Darby Ratliff

Darby is a queer crossword constructor and graduate student living in St. Louis.

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  1. Everyone should watch women’s hockey, all the games are free on YouTube and tickets are relatively cheap and it is absolute fire. It’s also gay gay gay. The article you could write would be “which of these players are straight”

  2. Reading that Tegan and Sara article linked at the end… Feel like I really missed out on something back in college, though I was close: I was in the queer crowd and was introduced to their music. But I was in a steady stable relationship that continues to this day, while simultaneously pretending to be an ambiguously queer boy. I fear if I listened to it today I would probably just bawl my eyes out over a past I never had…

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