I spent my adolescence trying to be a boy. I wasn’t very good at it, but I tried really, really hard. I didn’t wear bright colors, I didn’t listen to pop music, I didn’t even style my hair until I was 17. I certainly wasn’t the kind of person to dress in drag. And yet I was. And yet I did. Because when I was 16 I won a drag show in Florence.
It’s hard to overstate how much I loved this book and how much I think you will, too.
Your friend and ours, Carmen Rios, joins us for this week’s episode of “To L and Back,” in which women make out with each other in pools and hotel rooms and during service exchanges and Charlotte tells Jenny to stop talking for a day. 🙁
With a mess of planets in Virgo, are you ready to get to work?
We’ve got croquembouche, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Black femmes and nails, tattoos, weddings, and more! Happy Sunday!
Dating as a queer single mom, setting adult performers’ doxxed info literally on fire, weird rules around saying the word “vagina” in advertising and more.
This bread reminds me of everything I love about fall.
“LOVE IS REAL!”
Plus updates on Why Women Kill, Ambitions, Killjoys, and Bachelor in Paradise.
The one with the Anne of Green Gables fanfic in it.
Maybe messy is a naturally queer state of being. Or maybe I’m gross. Either way, come hang with me!
Topics include my favorite TV show Are You The One?, crossword puzzles, air conditioning, an online public meltdown, dooce, swimming, How Things Are at Deadspin, pregnancy, Bumble and so much more!
“I can’t get wifi in my backyard, but they have it on the SPACE STATION?”
This is groundbreaking. Women of color finally being given space to find beauty and strength and comfort in each other for once — well, those are the kind of love stories we can’t wait to hear more of.
Let’s get rich.
Black August is a month-long dedication to honoring black radical political history, the ongoing fight against the prison industrial complex, criminal (in)justice systems. So why are most of the voices upheld this month from cis men?
Also, this is a great show a great show to play Canadian Bingo with.
“So many women were able to see their music icons in a lineup where they weren’t the minority. That just doesn’t happen at large scale mainstream festivals.”
Romantic getaways help form bonds, memories, and connections. The regular stress of traveling as a couple is amplified when traveling as a gay couple.
Why likability is a lie, a new edition of Colonize This!, the publisher reissuing queer genre fiction from the 60s to 90s, abandoning books and more.