Sunday Funday is Engayged to a Princess

Happy Sunday Funday, vegan pizza slices of my wildest dreams! I come bearing good gay news, let’s read all of it! Also, welcome back to everyone who was at Camp, also I hope nobody brought these ghosts back from camp.

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Edie Windsor Found Love in a Slightly More Hopeful Place

Edith Windsor, someone I swear must be the sweetest woman on Earth and the power-bitch who brought you the downfall of DOMA, just got remarried. She tied the knot with Judith Kasen, 51, on Monday.


Lightning Round

+ California has adopted groundbreaking legislation making bathroom access wide open across the state. Gov. Jerry Brown also just signed into law protections for LGBT students at private universities. California is amazing, just saying.

+ Alabama’s Chief Justice was suspended for being a homophobe because justice is sweet but revenge is even sweeter.

+ The ACC football championship will not be in North Carolina because, I’ll say it again, nobody likes HB2. Literally nobody.

+ The UN just appointed their first-ever LGBT rights watchdog.

Is This Your Dream Or What

Yolanda and Kayla got engayged and rang in the affair with a spectacular Disney-themed shoot.


THIS IS NOT A DRILL: Lil Wayne Officiated a Gay Wedding in Jail

I couldn’t not tell you this.

Rapper Lil Wayne officiated a wedding for a same-sex couple while he was behind bars at Rikers Island, a jail in New York City, serving an eight-month sentence in 2010. The rapper reveals details about marrying two men, and more, in his forthcoming memoir, Gone Til November: A Journal of Rikers Island, which comes out October 11…

“I got the Bible and I’m like, we gathered here today,” he wrote, reports Billboard, who obtained an advance copy of the book. “We even had a reception, which everybody brought something for the couple.” The rapper reportedly helped put together a makeshift ceremony and reception for the two grooms, which included cookies and Gatorade. Those in attendance hung tissues for decoration and listened to music on headphones to celebrate the couple.

Queer & Feminist Art is Chill

+ New York City just launched a $5M fund for women in film and theater.



The Gay Agenda Is Going Into Space

Planting Peace wants to send the gay pride flag into space. I support this, and not just because of that Marc Jacobs galaxy print backpack I accidentally bought online and never wore.

“I would love for LGBTQ children who are struggling to see this, and look up to the stars and remember that the universe shines brightly for them, and they are not alone.”

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  1. “Will you be my happily ever after?”
    I’m not crying, you’re crying. Okay, I’m crying.

  2. Thank Jebus that fucker isn’t gonna be able to run again for the Alabama Supreme Court because of the age limitation. Sorry but I don’t trust the voters of Alabama because they elected Roy Moore once under similar circunstances.

  3. A Disney princess themed wedding might be too cute for words.

    Good for California, but it only affects single-person bathrooms.

    Good for Alabama, but that asshat got re-elected before and if not him, they’ll find someone else to carry the torch.

    • You’d be surprised how many single occupancy bathrooms I’ve found here that were needlessly gendered, and as someone who demands to use gender neutral bathrooms this is a win!

      • Oh, no I get it, Al. They’re needlessly gendered all over the country. However, having lived all over the country I can say I’ve never once seen an issue of someone using a gendered single-stall bathroom even if their gender didn’t align with people’s stupid perceptions. I’ve never had any trouble with them, neither has anyone in my family of any gender or presentation.

        All I’m saying is I want more protections for people who want to use the right bathroom when the only ones available are multi-person.

  4. Good for you, Edie
    She’s my hero. When DOMA fell I wrote her and attorney Roberta Kaplan thank you notes

  5. I teared up when I saw that Disney princess engagement photo and I am strong enough to admit it.

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