No Filter: What If Hayley Kiyoko and Kehlani Were Childhood BFFS? What Then??

Welcome back to No Filter, a tender retrospective of the past week in queer celebrity social media. It’s been a slow week on this end, but we are facing some very real questions: Are Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson dating?? Is anybody besides me reading about how Kailyn from Teen Mom 2 acknowledged having had relationships with women? Are vests back???

If you need a reason to believe love is still alive this week, look no further than Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor, who continue to be adorably besotted with one another.

We must begin by commemorating the meeting of two of God’s most perfect creatures, Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual and this hedgehog.

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We all made up of the same stuff.

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Look, you have got to sit here and stare into Lena’s eyes for the next ten minutes or so; I’m sorry, I don’t make the rules around here.
This seems like something the kids are into!

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Head girls.

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So does this!
I like to imagine that this is was actually taken on a crosstown city bus.

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I’m like 99.9999% sure this is Photoshopped (look at Kehlani’s hair where it meets Hayley’s shoulder!) but there’s the tiiiiniest little bit of my heart that would really like for these two to have had adorable Muppet Babies adventures together.

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Laura looks like she enjoys sunshine about as much as I do.

Danielle Brooks, laughing alone with salad.

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remember: u can be both or neither!!

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I hate that my immediate reaction to the picture on the left was Shane in a dress on her way to Carmen’s cousin’s quinceañera or whatever; my second thought was about the coffee cup for Patrick. #JusticeForPatrick Regardless, the message is correct.

Jasika Nicole is a national treasure.

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    • Ok sorry, that’s not a very coherent comment.

      I have a lot of feelings about vests. I hope they are coming back in fashion (not that they ever really left my wardrobe).

  1. Yeeessss. I want Ashley Benson to date girls. I don’t even want to know her sexual orientation. Pls just hold girls, kiss girls, cuddle girls, date girls, sleep with girls.

    But hmmm. What happened to Cara and Paris?

    Anyway, i believe a lot of these Hollywood folks usually have these flings here and there. They might just be hooking up with someone but not necessarily dating. It’s life.

  2. Ugh I’ve been to Lucky Strike so many times and ZERO of those times have I seen Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson making out, this feels v unfair.

  3. I have that issue at home(I think if you live in LA you get it for free cause we never subscribed to it) & Holland Taylor is very much on point.

  4. Hooray! I’ve been hoping Ashley Benson was into women ever since I started watching PLL years ago, but even more so when I realized she hangs out with Stella Maxwell and Kristen Stewart a lot.

  5. I went to middle school with Ashley Benson, and I dunno, I just never got queer vibes from her. But who knows! People change! Middle school me is VERY confused right now!

  6. I am choosing to believe that ERW outfit was inspired by the camp dance theme.

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