Riese thought we were under attack. It was our biggest sudden traffic spike since we started tracking real-time traffic in 2018. We got over ten thousand views in ten minutes at midnight on a Saturday, which is usually the slowest hour of the week. Luckily it was just straight people frantically Googling what they did not know and landing on Autostraddle dot com.
Last night @autostraddle had its biggest traffic spike ever when sue bird kissed Megan Rapinoe and for five minutes the entire world was googling “Olympics basketball gay” https://t.co/UAbcltyVGx
I would be remiss not to also mention that four of the five starters on Team USA — Brittney Griner, Breanna Stewart, Diana Taurasi, and Sue Bird — are gay, gay, gay, and so is their often-times six man, Chelsea Gray. And so is 3 x 3 gold medal winner Stefanie Dolson. So! 🏀🌈
+ I am so torn between being constantly annoyed at everything Ryan Murphy touches and also really wanting to watch American Crime Story: Impeachment. Here’s the first teaser Beanie Feldstein is doing nothing to quell my curiosity.
+ And also here’s the trailer for Diary of a Future President season two!
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Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter, and Instagram.