No Filter: An Emmy for Samira and a Thirst Trap Award for Kehlani

Here we are, friends, primed and ready for yet another journey through the week in queer celebrity Instagram. I am your host, Vincent Price.

Imagine having this great a time ALL THE TIME. These two are a beacon of light in a dark world.

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Shooting @drunkhistory today with my buddy, @jeremykonner!

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Because Samira and Lauren are the gift that keeps giving, Lauren took one for the team and posted that excellent Emmy photo so that I could peruse Samira’s feed for this gem. I’ve done entire columns that were just cute pictures of Samira Wiley and goddamn it, I’m not afraid to do it again.
Look, it’s very obvious to anyone who’s ever met me that I don’t understand fashion but I think Hayley Kiyoko’s fashion week outfit is a bra that lives fused to the outside of a blazer and I need an adult.

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All American butch, baby.

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I know even less about sports than I do about fashion but this seems like a standard-issue regulation uniform to me.

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Me + A = #blackgirlsrock

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Look I haven’t been able to breathe since Lena Waithe started rocking this look so now you have to deal with it also.

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🙏praise herrrrr🙏

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This has got to be some kind of holy queer pilgrimage and it’s truly an honor to witness Rhea’s accomplishment.

These two (and I mean Emily and Teddy, not Teddy and Elle) are so gooey on Instagram I can hardly handle it.
It gives me great pleasure to award Kehlani with a new accolade I’ve just invented which is the No Filter Weekly Thirst Trap Award.

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Ashley and Cara look the least excited out of anyone to be photographed together on this red carpet, which seems on brand for these two — Ashley seems determined to not publicly discuss their [alleged] relationship, and any thirsty Instagram comments posted by Ashley appear to have sprung from the wishful thinking of a hacker. Maybe next week, guys.

I’d like to imagine that these dresses are sewn together and these guys had to walk around the Emmys side by side all night.

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  1. That is a gorgeous shade of blue….also, I think that that is the first time I’ve actually used the word gorgeous.

  2. Danielle Brooks is the gift that keeps on giving. My eyebrows IRL shot up when I scrolled down to her picture, like DAMN!!!

    • I did not know that person from Schitt’s Creek was queer and they are SO CUTE together it’s fine I’m fine

      • Also IDK why but I cannot for the life of me remember the name “Emily Hampshire,” it’s like the Stella Maxwell face of names

  3. 1. the girl in the red dress in ashley benson’s photo is the wolf girl from GLOW! this blew my mind

    2. excited about the weekly thirst trap awards

  4. Love this column, but feel you’re really missing a mark by not posting some the prime King Princess IG content that’s out there. At the very least her openly adorable obsession with her gf

  5. As of this morning, I have been banned from editing the Wikipedia pages for Emily and Teddy’s. Wiki cites I got into an editing war(with a homophobe) because I keep mentioning on both their page they are dating each other. I even had cited specific posts on Instagram, including the one shown here. The homophobe replied Instagram is not a source and it’s all celeb gossip; it is when Emily is calling Teddy her GF. I haven’t watched or listened to much of either of their work, but as of two days ago it was out of spite and wanting lbtq women to be visible on wiki.

  6. HOW DID I NOT KNOW THAT STEVIE FROM SCHITT’S CREEK IS QUEER??? This is v important information brb going to follow both of them on IG immediately.

    Also here for a No Filter Weekly Thirst Trap Award.

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