Sunday Funday Is Lovin’ Up With Our Old-Timey Gal Pals

Hello, star-kissed moonstones! I hope you have big plans for the week ahead! My plans involve living in my new bralettes, inspired wholly by Mey’s recent bralettes recommendation. I got a properly sized bralette this time and I have to say that my 44DD’s are enjoying the light, but not restrictive support. My new bralettes don’t give me sports bra squish or uniboob like my first bralette did! Now I’m really extra looking forward to summer so I can wear them with my envelope back tops! Alas, they’ll have to hide under my sweatshirts and sweaters for now, because it’s definitely not open-back top weather. Yesterday afternoon I shoveled over a foot of snow that accumulated overnight! WINTER.

Hope y’all are staying warm and loving your layers, too!


Jessica Platt: All Out All Game All Season!

Jessica Platt is the first out transgender player in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) and the second out transgender player in North American professional hockey!

Platt is a forward for the Toronto Furies and says she is coming out now to “inspire others to live their lives true to who they are and to never give up.” The CWHL is fully supportive and was the first league to sign on to work with LGBT sports organization, You Can Play. CWHL commissioner Brenda Andress said to ESPN: “This isn’t about women’s hockey or sports, really. It is about the strength [Platt] has for telling her story. To support a woman who has made a decision to tell her truth is what this league is all about.”

Had an amazing couple days with an amazing girl ❤

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Congrats and thank you and welcome and yay, Jessica!


Here, Queer, Etc.


Portraits of illicit love. Here are some super sweet and super gay and super rare images from the 19th and early 20th century compiled for your pleasure. We have always been here taking gay snaps with our girlfriends, is what I’m saying.

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Helen. F*cking. Grace. James.

Former Airman Second Class Helen Grace James was a victim of the Lavender Scare, the McCarthy-era systemic targeting and firing of lesbian and gay government employees and service members. James was given a “undesirable” discharge in 1955 after being caught alone in a car with another female officer. She was interrogated for hours and then forced to sign her discharge or else be outed to her family.

Over 60 years later, at the age of 90, James is suing the U.S. Air Force to get her discharge changed to “honorable,” to restore both her dignity and her rights as a veteran including the right to be buried in the national cemetery.

We salute you, Helen! Thank you for your service. Fingers crossed that she’ll win!


Disney, But It’s All Gay

Exactly what it sounds like. What if your fave Disney gals had gal pals? So many ships to choose from! My personal fave is Esmerelda and Jasmine. What’s yours?


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KaeLyn is a 35-year-old (femme)nist activist, word nerd, and queer mama. You can typically find her binge-watching TV, over-caffeinating herself, standing somewhere with a mic or a sign in her hand, eating carbs, 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 preorder her debut book, Girls Resist! A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution today if you want to, if you feel like it, if that's a thing that interests you or whatever.

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11 Comments

    • That whole era of the Lavendar Scare is so appalling. It should be in U.S. history books. I really hope she has her dignity and honor restored, as she deserves. Such BS that she has had to fight so hard.

    • I loved the 19th century ones and thinking about the logistics of getting photos taken at that time. The fact that they were able to pose for pictures at all is fascinating! I wonder if the photographers they hired were paid extra or if they were family, too, or if they just saw two friends/sisters/spinsters and didn’t think anything of it.

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