Motherland casually and seamlessly put queer women at the center of its story.
Drink poolside at Bette and Tina’s! Dance on the sticky dive bar floor at Vida’s! Have a champagne toast in Villanelle’s apartment! We’re all doing our best!
“We want to create the interconnectedness necessary to build futures together.”
Through my mother’s recipes, I’m reminded of the resilience that flows in our blood. Instead of disconnecting from my body to survive, I nurtured it. Like me, cooking is hella queer and fluid. Every time I reimagine a dish, it can taste different depending on my mood.“How spicy do I want this dish to be today? “How sweet do I want this dessert?” It’s never fixed or prescribed. That’s what makes these evolving recipes — and the queer experience — so delicious.
Queer historical fiction books full of the steaminess, lush historical detail, and drama of Sarah Waters’s iconic lesbian coming of age story Tipping the Velvet.
A time capsule of queer Los Angeles, how paying attention matters, read “A Quick and Easy Guide to Sex and Disability,” black queer writers winning Pulitzer Prizes and more.
Hey and so would Ali Liebert! Motherland: Fort Salem and Gentefied have been renewed, more details on ODAAT’s animated special, Vanity Fair’s Janelle Monáe profile is a must-read, and more!
The Legends fight a horde of zombies in their race against time to get to the Loom and stop the Fates.
During this challenging time, use your journal to throw your dreams into space. Imagine what could be and use that energy to fuel your long days.
One thing that does unite every show on this list is that each of them came into my life at the exact right time and also all influence my own writing in some way.
“Looking back on her time in the “gender critical” feminist movement,” writes PinkNews’ Vic Parsons, “[Amy] is unequivocal: it’s a cult.”
“Ma’am, I can assure you that refusing to wear a mask to protect your community… is not the ‘new’ N-word.”
Also: Ama Elsesser is cooking great dinners for her lover and Rhea Butcher is getting into tie dye and it’s frankly inspiring.
All we have is each other. And we are the only ones we know, if we believe in the myth of ourselves enough to create truth, who will save us.
When we fully embrace the energy and intention of The Lovers and Gemini, we can honor our wants and needs without feeling selfish, can make space for our desires without feeling greedy, can recognize just how important our dreams really are and go after them without hesitating. What have you learned to love about yourself?
Ruby Rose has departed as the title role of The CW’s Batwoman following the series’ first season. Warner Bros. TV has announced that the role will be recast.
Norma McCorvey, better known as ‘Jane Roe,’ says she was paid to be an anti-abortion activist (she also had a relationship with a woman for 35 years, a fact that I never knew!). Plus: the history of black twitter, André Leon Talley, and 14 ways to find joy in spite of everything.
I would spend many hours trying to diagnose the emptiness Amanda left in her wake. I had lost something, but didn’t know what. Surely there’s a queer space on the page for stories that lack a middle?
“Even after all the growth and apologies, all the blushing and teasing, all the conversations about what they both want, I couldn’t let myself believe it. I was so afraid to be let down. But holy shit y’all, THEY DID IT.”
People are coming together around this thing we’re doing – and so many other mutual aid projects – and it’s more powerful and vibrant than almost anything I’d experienced in a decade of activism.