No Filter: Is Demi Lovato a Sith Lord?

Welcome to another edition of No Filter, a once-weekly collection of images posted by very attractive queer celebrities who are very competent at social media (or employ someone who is). This week in News, the most important thing I read all week was this profile of Tessa Thompson that notes that she loves pygmy goats and hopes to adopt one and name it Gal Dagoat after Wonder Woman. In straight news, imagine if this was your life:


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One finds oneself anxious today! I’m approaching the end of a 90-day experiment sponsored by a clinic willing to facilitate a hunch of mine, namely, that were I to apply a patch with a testosterone gel somewhere on my person every 24 hours, something interesting and lovely might happen. A lot of things have happened, especially jawline acne. Most of those things have been lovely and meaningful and good. (“I will water your camels also,” I suppose.) Today I am getting bloodwork to ensure that my heart has not exploded in my body, and to discuss what comes next as I prepare to press pause on the experiment. I am anxious, I am grateful, my sight is dim and a-swim with fears, and I am bound to start quoting Rufus Wainwright lyrics if I let this go on any further, so I’ll draw a veil around the rest and simply say – any goodwill or prayers you are willing to spend, spend them on me.

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A very big announcement from a very cool dude; it would be impossible to make jokes here so instead we just wish you the best, Mallory Ortberg. As long as this doesn’t affect the regularity of your Tiger Beat selfies, we’re all good.

Demi Lovato’s airport style is A+, would like to Steal This Look immediately.

Are those Laura’s tattoos visible in this X-ray? Or are they ghosts?

This weird negging campaign Doritos has launched against women apparently worked on Cameron Esposito.

In thumbnail form I thought Danielle Brooks was conjuring a magic black cloud.

Love an old school video of a bunch of small children dancing to a completely inappropriate song.

Gaby Dunn’s commitment to Instagram fame is honestly incredible, I’m very proud of her. Thanks for hanging some lights in front of these hedges, bud.

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💕💟🦋 inclusivity and visibility 💕💟🦋

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Usually I have a self-imposed rule that I don’t post pictures that aren’t actual cell phone pictures, but this bisexual art was too amazing to ignore.

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Are we just friends??

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THAT’S A GREAT QUESTION, HAYLEY KIYOKO, perhaps it’s time we sat down and figured out where this relationship is going.

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Fashion week.

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Here’s Kehlani reading this text from Hayley Kiyoko (It’s a group text, you’re in there too) like, “uhh, are we just friends?!?!?”

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2 blessed 2 b stressed or take a shower

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This is my winter mood.

Join us next week. It’ll still be cold. There’ll still be boob sweaters.

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Stef Schwartz is a founding member and the self-appointed Vapid Fluff Editor at She currently resides in New York City, where she spends her days writing songs nobody will ever hear and her nights telling much more successful musicians what to do. Follow her on twitter and/or instagram.

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  1. No, Hayley Kiyoko, we aren’t just friends because I am not here to make friends. I’m here to win!

  2. I am the only one wonder if there is a Rhea Butcher reaction video to the Cameron Esposito video? Also, am I the only one who watched that video multiple times just because?

  3. Tessa Thompson should 100% get a pygmy goat named Gal Dagoat, and they can live happily ever after with Janelle Monae and I will be their best friend. I ‘spose my partner and cat can come too.

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