Welcome back to No Filter, the most academic regular column on all of Autostraddle dot com. This week, like every week, we will be dissecting the meaning behind the Instagram posts of some very famous, very goodlooking people who don’t care even a little bit what we think of their lives. Also, we’ll be thinking about their pets. This week, a few hours before this post, I met a person who has been behind some of the best cat posts of this whole column, which seems important enough to include:
Anyway, some actually famous people probably did something this week, let’s get to work!
Your girlfriend Lena Waithe partook in the democratic process and wanted to share her excitement with you.
This dog is reacting to being kissed by Leisha Hailey the same way I would react to being kissed by Leisha Hailey.
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The whirlwind doesn't stop, but every trip is another opportunity to elevate the stories of trans/GNC folks, so no matter the strain, financial, physical or emotional, you show up and smile and do your best. Your 1,000th time telling a story is someone else's first time hearing it. But it takes a village and I can only do what little I do with the help and support of dozens of kind, hard working people at every stop. I thank and honor you all. Now on to what's next. 💖 (Amazing makeup by @maccosmetics artist @rainetauber! Dress by @shopAkira) #MoreThanT #girlslikeus
Jen Richards is just killing it on every level.
Samira Wiley, feeling fancy.
Jenny Owen Youngs got real weird at A-Camp this year.
Ellen Page has started making fancy movies of her dog on Instagram, so that’s something.
Againts Me! played Webster Hall. Laura could have complained, but instead she took a picture, which was the right decision.
Just can’t stop thinking about Amandla Stenberg and how cool they are.
Here to populate the #butchballet hashtag.
Please join us next week, when we further explore the mystery of #butchballet.