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Ummm… I’m gonna be in a Netflix Documentary?? And honestly, I still can’t believe it.
Queer as in F*ck You
“Tam O’Shaughnessy and Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, shared a passion for getting girls involved in STEM. It led them to co-found Sally Ride Science, a company focused on equity and inclusion in science education. But, there was much more to Tam and Sally’s relationship. Tam gives us an intimate look at their decades-long partnership: how they met and fell in love, the pressures they faced as a queer couple, and their long-awaited and public coming out.”
Loving Sally Ride 🪐 ❤️
More on the history of kink at Pride.
A question we get asked all the time is “how can I get started as a writer” and listen — Autostraddle Managing Editor Rachel Kincaid is an exceptional writer, on top of being one of the best editors I know. You’re going to have a chance this summer to learn from her in her new course “Crafting Personal Essays that Get Published” and you absolutely should not pass it up.
From Natalie, who we trust about all things sportsball, “A non-binary player covered by a non-binary writer for ESPN!” (I’m also huge fan Katie Barnes’ work and I agree this is your must read!) The ‘Magic’ and Faith within the WNBA’s Most Powerful Player
Washington Spirit and Japan forward Kumi Yokoyama came out as a transgender man in a video posted to Yuki Nagasato’s YouTube channel on Sunday.
Let’s go, bisexual Loki!!
From the moment I joined @LokiOfficial it was very important to me, and my goal, to acknowledge Loki was bisexual. It is a part of who he is and who I am too. I know this is a small step but I’m happy, and heart is so full, to say that this is now Canon in #mcu #Loki 💗💜💙 pic.twitter.com/lz3KJbewx8
— Kate Herron (@iamkateherron) June 23, 2021
Saw This, Thought of You
I have not stopped thinking about Britney Spears — not for one single moment — since yesterday: Read Britney Spears’ Full Statement Against Conservatorship, ‘I Am Traumatized’
India Walton, Socialist and Former Nurse, Is Set to Become Buffalo’s First Female Mayor (If I can just quietly brag for one moment, one of my family members worked on this campaign and I couldn’t be more proud of her! Have a great Thursday, everyone.)
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