Reclaiming queer procreation, dropping the last nap, stupid crows, Baby T. at A-Camp, and losta cute T. Rex pics.
“The L Word” was supposed to be the beginning of a new era of teevee shows about the real true lives of lesbian and bisexual women — and although we never quite got there, here are 15 examples of shows that don’t just have queer characters in them, but are also *about* being queer.
Plus: Margaret Cho on an extra queer episode of High Maintenance, Clea DuVall on Broad City, Mel Vera is back on her bullshit on Charmed, S.W.A.T. gets real gay, a sapphic Mermaid triple spoon on Siren, a peek at Ellen Page in Umbrella Academy, and more!
“I love that someone actually answered that they’re a ‘soup chef’.”
One of my cats died suddenly two weeks ago, but I still have two perfect cats and get to experience the sunset every night, so everything is different, but I’m okay.
Every birthday after I admitted to myself that I am queer has been a celebration of that fact. A celebration that I listened to myself, that I am not currently trapped in a marriage I don’t want, a marriage slowly draining me of life and hope.
Rebecca Henderson doesn’t just play gay; she’s a real-life lesbian who also happens to be married to Russian Doll co-creator/writer/director Leslye Headland.
“’Look a little crazy huh’ with no punctuation.”
Monica Roberts, Indigenous journalists, The Baby-Sitters Club and its gayness, Indya Moore, gay Catholic priests, restaurant criticism, let’s go on this Golden Girls Cruise, and more!
“Do I sing along when everyone else is singing to me?”
“Something I’m curious about is if straight coupling has always stood on a foundation of contempt. “
Topics include the new Veep trailer, Alicia Witt on “Orange is the New Black,” casting P-Valley, a lot of Lena Waithe related projects, how “Dating Around” found its cast (including lesbians!), a lot of shows with lesbian characters getting cancelled and more!
This month, we have some new queer indie love songs! Too late for your V-Day playlists, but still always welcome.
Pisces teaches us to rely on what we know to be true, and reminds us that sometimes the answers can be found within the subconscious. Our dreams and fantasies can sort so much out for us, if we simply give ourselves the space to process and listen.
Mariana Adams-Foster is having her first threesome, y’all.
People don’t realize how damaging it is to only acknowledge a part of someone instead of their entire being. I’m black and queer and fat and a woman. Yes, I love cosplay but please — don’t forget my “and.”
Also, Ashley Benson in a leather jacket, Hayley Kiyoko in Paris, Evan Rachel Wood channels “True Romance” and Brittani Nichols channels Elmer Fudd.
Tia’s a complete scene stealer. She’s defies so many boxes or tropes of what we’ve been programmed to expect from a black lesbian on TV.
“I came to you in a state of exhaustion with all these things that have been weighing on me for so long and I wanted to find a way to celebrate myself.”