This ’80s-style STEM PSA reminds us the patriarchy’s been lying to us and fueling our self-doubt our whole lives and sometimes we need to smash that shit with a hammer.
“Even if I didn’t think I was hurting her feelings, she’s telling me I was. So what is my end game with my current strategy – make her feel badly for bringing up an emotional issue that she’s uncomfortable with? Make her feel like dirt for being honest with her own feelings?”
The story never exactly surprised me, but the way it unfolds made it seem more inevitable than predictable. To stop the new world from ending, you need to find out how the old one ended, and the answer is: horribly, preventably, and sadly. Really really sadly.
It took me years to settle into the idea that masculinity and topping were actually, authentically my identities.
I love reading queerness into things, so I thought this week that’s what I would do: read queerness into as many scenes of this trailer as I could.
“This movie is like visual Zoloft in that I haven’t worried about anything while watching it but I haven’t felt alive either.”
We’re allowing vulnerable refugees and migrants to come to harm, and it’s up to us to hold the government accountable.
Never underestimate how deeply satisfying it is to see a woman vanquish a man who has underestimated her – on television or in real life.
“Queer and Trans Artists of Color: Volume Two,” with interviews by King and edited by Elena Rose, is a collection of 16 interviews with queer and trans artists of color that inspire, empower and give an intimate glance into the creative process of some of the most interesting artists in the world.
“I think just listening to people’s experiences has made me so much more aware. Queer representation was always something that was important to me, but I don’t think I was as educated or knowledgeable on just how important it is until I really took the time to listen to our viewers.”
We get a lot of advice questions in the A+ box, which then turn up in “Some Answers To Some Things You’ve Been Asking Us” — but we’re changing it up! Now, some of the longer advice questions will show up in their very own A+ post. This is the first one, come inside!
A rundown of all the things you can celebrate the 20th anniversary of Buffy by buying.
Which kale-lovin’, overly-emotional lesbian are you?
Daniela Vargas was released, South Dakota’s governor and other white men are pffffft, more cannibalism, Margaret Atwood has some thoughts, no such thing as a perfect protest, lesbian couple says yes to the dress, and so much more!
Put some Cheetos in a bag and smash them with a hammer. Stomp them with your combat boots. Run them over with your car. Engage in some mindful meditation and journal about how you’re feeling now.
Finding love as a young trans woman, platonic sleepovers, your sex life and your work life, Estelle X on the future of queer representation and more.
Darlene Connor comes out of the glass closet, Taiwainese brides tie the knot, Florida Republicans support LGBT non-discrimination law, Boston OutVets will march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, and Gabby Rivera continues to be the best writer and best person ever.
Games with pretty graphics and awesome sound design that go nicely with tea and relaxation.
“Your house is more gross than usual.”
Make that 175 dead lesbian and bisexual characters on TV! Also: Arizona and Minnick slept together (kind of) on Grey’s Anatomy.