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Nachos and a beer for dinner. Yes and YES.
Queer as in F*ck You
Sara Ramirez has ended their relationship with their husband Ryan Debolt and this is the classiest message I have ever seen:
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WELP! It’s official official. Sha’Carri Richardson Will Miss Olympics After Not Being Chosen for Relays (insert here my anger about anti-Black racism in the Olympics and archaic anti-drug rules, but you already know the deal)
Speaking of sports, this story was wild and I’m grateful Natalie gave me this summary as a heads up, “Imagine making queer women serve punishment for homophobic fans.” Mexico Women Could Serve Part of Chant Penalty
Today’s herstory lesson: Overlooked No More: Eve Adams, Writer Who Gave Lesbians a Voice. “Her 1925 book, ‘Lesbian Love,’ is one of the earliest examples of American lesbian literature. She also ran Eve’s Hangout, a literary haunt in Manhattan.”
Online Radio Station Gives LGBTQ Artists a Platform. “E3 Radio is an online radio station playing queer and independent music in high rotation with an R&B and hip-hop vibe.”
Saw This, Thought of You
What Happened When a ‘Wildly Irrational’ Algorithm Made Crucial Healthcare Decisions. “Advocates say having computer programs decide how much help vulnerable people can get is often arbitrary – and in some cases downright cruel.”
Bigots Have Finally Accomplished Their Goal of Gutting the Voting Rights Act. “The Supreme Court’s decision upholding voter restrictions in Arizona paves the way for widespread disenfranchisement of voters of color.”