Sunday Funday is Getting Hitched in Australia

Hello, scrumptious rock shrimp! I got a new pair of fleece leggings from TJ Maxx the other day and I’m so happy. Leggings as pants all year round! How are you keepin’ it cozy?

Alexandra Chandler is Running for Congress

Alexandra and her wife and kids (Via Alexander Chandler for Congress)

Alexandra Chandler is running for Congress in Massachusetts. When Alexandra Chandler transitioned on the job in 2006, she became the first transgender person to serve in the Office of Naval Intelligence. She’s also a working mom—she and her wife have two kids—and she’s running on family issues and economic issues. If she wins, she’ll be the first openly transgender person to serve in Congress!

Two Lesbian Couples Among the First to Legally Wed in Australia!

Amy Laker and Lauren Price were among the very first to get gay married in Australia. They’d originally planned to hold a commitment ceremony at the British consulate. But when the new marriage law was passed, they sought an exemption from the normal waiting period because Price’s family had already traveled to Sydney.

Another lesbian couple, Amy and Elise McDonal, wed a few hours later.

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KaeLyn is a 37-year-old (femme)nist activist, word nerd, and queer mama. You can typically find her binge-watching TV, standing somewhere with a mic or a sign in her hand, over-caffeinating herself, or just generally doing too many things at once. She lives in Rochester, NY with her spouse, a baby T. rex, a xenophobic cat, and a rascally rabbit. You can buy her debut book, Girls Resist! A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution if you want to, if you feel like it, if that's a thing that interests you or whatever.

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