No Filter: Chelsea Manning Leads The Revolution Straight Into My Heart

Welcome back to No Filter, your once-weekly stroll through the gardens of queer celebrity Instagram. This week, the fine folks at Oh No They Didn’t decided that Gaby Dunn and Stephanie Beatriz are probably dating, which would be really excellent for this particular column so I’m crossing my fingers. If you are reading this, Gaby (and you are reading this), get to work. Also, Amandla Stenberg selfishly opted out of participating in this column and Cara Delevingne wore a shirt with her own face on it.
I took a solemn vow that this week I would only post images that made me happy, so here is Gaby Dunn freaking out over a puppy.

Is that PATTERS?!?!?!?!?!
I feel a great deal of Instagram potential from this pairing.

You know who belongs in this column? Chelsea Manning, forever always amen.

Evan Rachel Wood is trying to get back into my good graces by experimenting with different camera angles in her Instagram videos but I have not forgotten about Avril Lavigne; we are still in a fight.

I have no idea what Samira Wiley is doing in this cool motion capture contraption but whatever it is, it’s probably adorable.

Holiday is the hero this planet needs right now.

Join us next week, hahahaahahaha what could happen NEXT week?!?!?

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      • omg! yeah, i read it every day too! i never comment and only post pretty rarely, i’m mostly a lurker

        • Well i thought your post was great and super convincing. Never mind the commenters who claim Stephanie is dating this boring dude.

    • How correct is this info? Because until spring I was listening to her podcast Reality Bytes(shes at the moment not on it as she’s working so I’ve lost some interest in it), but she said she was happily seeing a guy and thinks it may lead somewhere. Did that change? Or was she covering up and really dating Gabby?

  1. Chelsea looks exactly like one of those early 90s sports Barbies, in the greatest possible way

  2. Thanks to multitasking and this article, I just tried to enter “I fucking love Chelsea Manning” as my Quickbooks password.

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