Let’s talk about happy things because honestly I can’t take any more of this shitpile year.
Topics include Double Dare, The Enchanted Tiki Room, Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest, coming out late in life, Legos and more!
If you’ve got a non-December birthday, then listen up — you’ve got it made! Your birthday is not eclipsed by holiday cheer, capitalism, Santa and Jesus. So why don’t you help make our neglected birthday special?
“I’d actually use this, maybe even daily, but I’d absolutely hate knowing it existed somewhere in my kitchen. It’d be like the broom in the closet, but for your cabinets. Like you need it, but it’s always in the way and there’s really no way to conceal it.”
“When the Moon Was Ours not only touches on qpoc life and gender roles and social constructs, but it beautifully and brutally explores what it means to be a queer teen of color in a world constantly rejecting and defining who you should be.”
“In the United Kingdom abortion is free on the NHS and available up to twenty four weeks — which is around when people stop listening and fail to notice the small print.”
You could spend your afternoon making an advent calendar on this very first day of December!
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“Why do I do this? Because it needs to be done. Our schools and communities need to be safer for our young people, we are losing too many of them. I’m not going to sit and wait with naivety that our government or schools are going to lead that.”
“What a strange way to end the year. How strange to talk of personal love, right now, as though we can separate it out from love for everyone who is suffering and endangered. But queer love can and must encompass that—what are we here for if not to create new ways of loving, new communities of care, and a world with less repression and hatred?”
The show’s meta-commentary may have been funny, but it’s ultimately pointless.
The Queerly Represent Me database is a great resource for those times when you just want to play a game that confirms people like us are here and we’re real.
Even the most organized freelancers could probably stand to be a little more organized.
“Family and friends tend to recognize her and her boyfriend and pretend that I don’t exist, mostly because they have been together longer and queer relationships are not respected or recognized.”
“When I send my Macbook out to sea, do you think I should say “Go with God, Crispy” like Maggie Smith does in “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit,” or “Boom, Mr. Longbottom!” like Maggie Smith does in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″?”
When the election results came in, it had already been a month since I gave up on trying to fix my own mental health issues. And so it turned out that the worst day of our generation collided with my own personal low.
I am determined to find joy and then somehow figure out how to make it contagious in an attempt to heal the world! I’m also here to enlist you in said mission by encouraging you all to get into the spirit and host some holigay meet-ups!
Meet Kyle McCoy and Cody Lee, two girls who like girls who also dream of becoming America’s Next Top Model. Also: Family Guy really might do this Meg Is a Lesbian thing, scissoring in lesbian movies, Young M.A., Dolly Parton, Cameron Esposito and so much more!
Obviously, a lot of toys you’d buy for a cis woman are great, but also, let’s be real, trans women have some special needs and desires.
A witchy episode of Bob’s Burgers, the recipe for Raquel’s Scorpio Mesquite, an empowering playlist, Words With Witches with Rachel, Heather’s first New Moon ritual, a discussion about Garth Nix’s Abhorsen Trilogy, and more!