“When life gives you Leonards, make Leonard-ade.”
Sad girls trying to cruise in an all-girls Catholic School down in Bogotá.
With the murder of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade by the police and the threatened lynching of Christian Cooper weighing heavily on my mind, in lieu of our “traditional” twice-a-week link roundup, here are some really smart reading about blackness, mourning, state violence, and rebellion that have gotten me through.
The pandemic has many of us feeling, in some ways accurately, that we’re helpless, or that there’s nothing we can do. The good news is, there is; there always has been. To that end, I’d like to ask you, a white person reading this, to make a public and material commitment to what you’ll do to end state violence and the endless targeting of Black people by the police apparatus.
The best thing about spritz mixology is that you can pretty much just top off anything you have in a glass with ice and then top it with seltzer and you’ve got a spritz. And that means it’s always spritz o’clock.
“I’m the first google result for ‘lesbian stripper’ and I’m so fucking proud of that!”
Participating in my mother’s diaspora mutual aid WeChat group helped me learn how far diasporic people will go for strangers sharing a common language when governmental aid fails.
I would like to make a formal complaint about the dearth of lesbian action films in Hollywood. It is absolutely a dream of mine to make one one day.
You can now stream “Saving Face” FOR FREE! Amazon is turning “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” into a TV series, there’s lots to read about “Dead to Me” and here’s some Noelle Stevenson approved She-Ra fan art for your enjoyment.
Legends of Tomorrow pays homage to classic TV shows like Star Trek while the Legends try to outsmart the Fates.
The moral of our queer tale in our gardens is the same as it is our lives: just keep fucking planting until something survives.
Embarrassing stories, sexy stories, funny stories, wholesome stories – we want ’em all!
Janet Mock got a PUPPY and Gaby Dunn makes a killer (heh) Poison Ivy!
When I teach Rachel how to tie me up and fist me, when I ask her to tell me what to do, when I teach her exactly how I want to submit, I give her permission to go on a journey with me and dive into an expanding world of pleasure.
“This show gives me permission to be the person I am and the artist I want to become.”
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird keep taking their cute couple act on the (virtual) road! Plus, Christian Cooper — the survivor of that racist verbal attack in Central Park — is already a black gay icon, sex workers in favor of you using hand sanitizer, and so much more!
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 takes a look at what’s going on in some of the worst hit countries in the world, how reopening has been working out and ways to stay safe in the midst of everything.
Our collectives are here in mutual aid because we are poor people helping poor people. No charity, no hand-outs, just solidarity because we are all in this together building with our community. Being a Black dyke doing this work doesn’t feel like a stretch. That’s what we do.
“every single sex dream i have is about fucking in the bathroom of a crowded bar. EVERY. SINGLE. ONE.”
If you use this opportunity to sharpen your communication, your dynamic will be stronger (and hotter) on the other side of a crisis.