Sunday Funday Is Getting Intimate (Consensually) With Lena Waithe!

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Hello my baby, hello my darling, hello my ragtime queers! How the heck are y’all?? My week was… so good y’all. I reconnected on FaceTime with my best friend and got to meet her new new boo (😍), another friend played yenta for me and I had a very cute date, I mastered sourdough brioche, AND Alexei only puked on the floor once! Cancer season is almost over y’all, and the second best astrological season of summer is coming! Don’t give up!

Okay, enough good news about me, let me tell you some good news from the world this week!

+ Some women skydivers are gonna jump out of a plane to celebrate women’s suffrage! Thrilling and terrifying! good for them!

+ Okay, this will be the best 65 seconds of your day, I think. Bob’s Burgers gave us the gift we didn’t know we needed in their quarantine short.

+ In celebration of Naya Rivera; RIP baby girl ❤️

+ What will kitchen design look like post-quarantine?

Lena Waithe has committed to using intimacy coordinators in all of her future projects.

“In my experience, directors want actors to feel comfortable, but actors are kind of indoctrinated and conditioned to believe that the director is God,” Schachter shared with Refinery29 in the same interview. “Or that you as an actor are going to be labelled ‘difficult’ if you’re not willing to go the distance, even if you’re not comfortable.”
“Having an intimacy coordinator mediates that hierarchy and power dynamic so that actors have a neutral, third party person that they can talk this stuff out with without feeling like they might be risking the integrity of the scene.”

+ Hey wrestling fans, Tegan Nox is a lesbian!

The Old Guard, a new film on Netflix said “gay rights AND superheros!!! Get into it [unnamed cinematic universe that struggles with the inclusion of queer characters!]”

+ Here are the queer witches/practitioners you should be following on IG

+ I know you’ve been seeing the Lex ad about raising money sneaking up between the Lex ads featuring lesbian yearning. Well friends, they made it! Lex raised $1.5 million!

+ To all the queer witches I’ve loved

+ RIP John Lewis, a man who fought for all civil rights, including gay rights. (He also loved cats, so I’m giving him an honorary lesbian badge for the day)

+ Okay, I have honestly been wondering if the camps teaching girls and trans kids to be rock stars was still gonna happen this summer, and they are!!! She Rock She Rock camp has moved virtual this summer and the kids are thriving.

+ In Florida, trans kids now have a place to go to get healthcare and assistance with transitioning.

+ Mikki Kendall giving an interview about Hood Feminism will make your morning.

+ Shout out to this mom who had a gender reveal party seventeen years after the fact for her newly out trans child. 😭😭

The world is good, we’ve gotta believe that to make it true. Love is real, we’ve gotta believe that to make it true. We will overcome, and we’ve got to believe that. I love you so much, I love sharing good news with you, I can’t wait to do it again next week. Rest when you need to rest, tell someone you love them, take 35 pictures of your cat in the same position. We got this friends!!!! Let’s make this week amazing.

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Ari is a 20-something artist and educator. They are a mom to two cats, they love domesticity, ritual, and porch time. They have studied, loved, and learned in CT, Greensboro, NC, and ATX.

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1 Comment

  1. Heads up fellow disabled/housebound peeps: the post-quarantine kitchen article will make you furious within the first sentence. Don’t bother with it

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