No Filter: Samira Wiley Held a Baby While Wearing a Slightly Unbuttoned Button-Up Shirt and Nobody Told Me???

What time is it? It’s time for No Filter, a daring journey into the slings and arrows of celesbian instagram! Who will we encounter on our magical journey today?

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Rue 💜 Jules

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Have you noticed that whenever somebody is cool, suddenly Lena Waithe is there?

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Can’t knock our hustle

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Date of Incident: 10/15/2019
Location of Incident: Instagram
People Involved: Instagram, a baby
Description of Incident: After a noted lack of Samira Wiley photographs on my instagram feed for the last two weeks, I checked Samira Wiley’s Instagram page on the evening of 10/15, only to discover several photos had been posted in the past, including this one, posted on 10/4/2019. It was my understanding that Instagram was supposed to be optimizing my feed to provide photographs relevant to my interests. For example: a hot lesbian in a white button-up shirt and baggy jeans holding a baby in a backwards hat. Has there ever been a photograph taken or posted on any platform that is more relevant to my interests than this photo? I do not think so.
Was the individual injured? Um??? oBvioUsly

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Flashback Marfa 🌵

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This dog is so excited to meet Alice.

I suppose I could be convinced to ship it

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You know it’s Halloween Season when…

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I love it when tiny dogs pick out their own outfits and surprise their owners!!

Kiersey Clemons is also looking at a tiny dog but it’s not in the picture. It’s like a tiny beach dog.

Deanne Smith went to the mall!

Tag yourself I am the woman in the red pants.

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Riese is the 41-year-old Co-Founder of as well as an award-winning writer, video-maker, LGBTQ+ Marketing consultant and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and now lives in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in nine books, magazines including Marie Claire and Curve, and all over the web including Nylon, Queerty, Nerve, Bitch, Emily Books and Jezebel. She had a very popular personal blog once upon a time, and then she recapped The L Word, and then she had the idea to make this place, and now here we all are! In 2016, she was nominated for a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism. She's Jewish and has a cute dog named Carol. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

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  1. I read this as “Samira Wiley HAD a baby while wearing a slightly unbuttoned button up shirt and baggy jeans” and thought WHEN DID THIS HAPPEN AND HOW DID I MISS IT? Then I was confused about how the jeans part would even work, and also why would there be public photos of her having said baby?

    I need a coffee.

  2. Such bullshit what happened to the Sparks
    Can’t beleve they have not fired Derek Fisher yet

  3. I can’t think of something clever to tag myself as, but thank you for including Chelsea Gray & Candace Parker in No Filter!

  4. riese ur incident report makes me feel Very Seen

    also @hot singles in my area, my whole job is to hold tiny humans and I always look hella queer so if samira wiley made you feel feelings…let’s feel feelings together

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