A common refrain in trans activism is to “give us our roses while we’re still here” instead of just honoring us upon our deaths. Donating to, uplifting, and otherwise supporting Black trans-led projects like the Okra Project is a tangible way we can do exactly that.
Topics include Phoebe Waller-Bridge, an Air BnB scam, tourism in Iceland, what even is Newsweek anymore, some deportations of history and more! Like an excerpt from Carmen Maria Machado’s new book!
“I just know it would end badly and I’m already stressed about it because of all the processing that would inevitably have to happen!”
How I found my queer identity online, romantically connected with my partner, and how you can too in six easy steps!
Netflix’s Unbelievable covers the true story of Marie Adler. For many women that have taken their rapist(s) to court, the show sheds light on painful truths.
“Do you feel like we’re drifting apart?” I asked.
Amber Dawn and Justin Ducharme just dropped the first poetry anthology written by self-identified sex workers. Fifty-six self-identified sex workers from across North America, Europe, and Asia are featured. All of them are a different facet to the story that policymakers and social workers and Hollywood never told quite right.
Topics include John Updike, fraternities, ThirdLove, writing about yr life, Lilith Fair, Balloon Boy, coincidence, Heteropessimism and so much more!
If you want to catch the attention of a Virgo in your life, you might find the following phrases to be useful: “What if we get up early and clean your bathroom?,” “I need your advice,” and “Will you edit this for me?” (The advice, like that in the present paragraph, will just as often be unsolicited.)
“Many of Lafemmebear’s songs are full of righteous anger. This one is full of righteous caring, righteous love, righteous affection.”
Topics include TikTok, Pam Grier, Tavi on Instagram, crystals, murder, Empire Records, sex work, millennial burnout, Stanford and more!
“Being out of the closet is really intense when you’re related to Shelly Pfefferman.”
“There were a lot of snacks!”
Having settled into sweet solitary contentment, I wasn’t looking for love. It found me anyway. Meeting an old friend, I was struck by Cupid’s arrow when I realized she was single.
“Who will be the first to put ‘climb in my fur, baby’ in their Tinder bio?”
This week everybody tried to murder me, King Princess did cheerleader cosplay, Janet Mock covered Out’s Fashion Issue, Hayley Kiyoko hung out with a baby, Lena Waithe went to a wedding and more!
While Mindhunter’s criminal storylines are more suited for people just dabbling in true crime for the first time, rehashing old stories us veterans have heard time and time again, its queer storyline was something a little more unique, beautifully portrayed by two powerhouse actresses.
Topics include BH90210, the cost of Amazon’s next-day delivery, Joe Exotic’s giant tiger zoo, Marianne Williamson, college admissions, lesbian bars, working at Trump Soho and more!
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