All week I have been craving a deep dish pepperoni pizza AND GUESS WHAT I AM HAVING TONIGHT!!! A deep dish pepperoni pizza and a beer for dinner. What movie should a watch?
Queer as in F*ck You
I literally will not even pretend that I am cool about this. I am a overly enthusiastic cornball who is so proud of our team and CONGRATULATIONS DREW and CHRISTINA FOR BEING PROFILED MOTHERF*CKING VOGUE!!! On a Brand-New Queer Podcast, Hosts Christina Tucker and Drew Gregory Ask: ‘Wait, Is This A Date?’
Did you hear me?? I said V O G U E
And if you haven’t listened to Autostraddle’s new queer dating podcast, “Wait Is This a Date?” what are you waiting for? It really is that excellent, and I’m not saying that because I’m the boss around here — I’m saying it because the first episode unexpectedly made me cry buckets. So there.
Speaking of queer media that I love! Kristen Arnett has a new column at Catapult, Love, Dad, where Kristen will ruminate on Dad Culture, queerness, and taking care of the people we love. Here’s the first installment, and it’s excellent: Let’s Crack Open a Couple of Cold Ones
Czech Olympic Snowboarder Sarka Pancochova Marries Her Girlfriend and these photos are super cute, I won’t lie! (Speaking of which, did you hear that Jacqueline Toboni got engaged in the most Finley way possible?)
Saw This, Thought of You
To quote the one and only Rachel Kincaid, “this is unsurprising and also still so fucked”: OnlyFans to Ban Sexually Explicit Videos Starting in October
I will admit that I’m not the most versed person to talk about sex workers rights (and we’re working on getting a longer, well-researched and thoughtful piece for you all in next few days), but I damn sure that sex work is work, and that by limiting the avenues in which workers are able to safely do their jobs puts everyone in danger. I know that OnlyFans rose to fame and made its money on the back of sex workers, only to turn around and leave the in the cold as soon as it became convenient to do so. I know that doing it during a still-ongoing pandemic just as rent and eviction moratoriums are ending is especially and unspeakably cruel. And I realize that I am rambling out of anger in this moment, so let’s go back to Rachel Kincaid: “this is so fucked.”
Himani found this for you, and I trust her research skills wholeheartedly: Trusted Emergency Responders for Donations for Haiti’s Earthquake (Remember, friends don’t let friends donate to the Red Cross!)
What Happens When All Your Co-workers Quit? “As a record number of Americans leave their jobs, those who can’t are working themselves sick.”
America Has Never Listened to the People of Afghanistan. It’s not too late to start.