No Filter: Beth Ditto Goes Business Casual

Welcome back to No Filter, a weekly recap of the most prolific queer celebrity Instagram accounts on the known internet. This week, I spent a lot of time telling everyone I know about Trace Lysette’s incredible Instagram stories where she talks to her houseplants, and Trace posted exactly 0 stories about her houseplants. I know, it sounds boring but you just have to watch it; they all have very rich inner lives. In the meantime, I guess you could look at these pictures of Shiloh Jolie-Pitt “avoiding [their] parents’ nasty split” by playing basketball, I guess. It’s been a weird week for tabloids.


Beth Ditto and her wife have stepped into another level and I’m not quite sure how to deal with it.



Natasha Lyonne and Danielle Brooks tried to do a high-five boomerang and failed at it adorably, but if you click through to the second photo there’s a reward in it for you.


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Indoor skydiving with the kid….

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Laura Jane Grace took her kid indoor skydiving because Laura Jane Grace is the coolest parent any kid could possibly have.



Jasika Nicole is into sequins now and the world will never be the same.



Gaby Dunn has given Brittani Nichols too much power. Usually it’s the other way around.



So I haven’t watched Take My Wife yet but basically it’s a show about everyone we know…?


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#datenightwithwifey

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Presumably, these two went to the Magic Castle to take in a show by the great Carly Usdin?



Oh, cool sunset.



…I have to go.


Join us next week, there’ll still be Instagram.

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