No Filter: Tessa Thompson Wants to Drag You Gently

Queer Instagram this week is one big Met Gala spectacle, which Al(aina) already covered for you in glorious detail right here on Autostraddle dot com — but I know in my true heart Stef Schwartz would return from her No Filter sabbatical to shake her head in shame at me if I didn’t just include this one thing, this one tiny chill and casual totally regular thing.

Okay two things.

Stef, help.

Yes, ma’am, Ms. Wood Bisexual, ma’am.

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History is happening…

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You’ll soon find out some wizarding families are much better than others, Potter.

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Couple of napping puppies.

No thank YOU for capturing ME. No YOU.

Jasika Nicole didn’t stumble upon any trophies this week so I would like to present her with this Flashdance Award for Flashdancing. 🏆

Which lesbian wore it better?

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Pretty normal day in our house.

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She’s the best goddamn dancer in the American Ballet Academy, who the hell are you.

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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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