Sunday Funday Is Protesting With the WNBA

Hi babes! How are you? I’M IN LOVE!!!!! Just a dumb dyke at the end of the world falling in love, planning a wedding for five years from now, making and sharing playlists… you know, gay shit. They’re perfect, femme4femme might be my new favorite thing, and now I want to share some other good news with you.

+ Okay, let’s begin with this:

+ The WNBA is playing their season (as safely as possible), and they’re on a mission of justice for Black people.

+ The members of the NY Liberty and the Seattle Storm walked out during the playing of “The Star Spangled Banner”

+ Gucci launches its first non-binary line. Cute! I guess!

+ More states getting non-binary ID markers! Yes! Go Pennsylvania!

+ If you want something to watch that uses catholic aesthetic but not into catholicism, and is sort of queer, check out Warrior Nun on Netflix.

+ Listen, I hate to say it, but Folklore is good. Heather talked about it, and now they’re talking about it on Vulture. Just take it on a walk with you one day, you’re gonna like it, I think.

+ A queer history of Scooby Doo‘s Velma, who we all know is a lesbian and is now canon, I think?

+ All about “Word is Out”, a 1977 pioneering documentary about gay voices.

+ “Anything for the Gworls”–on the Black trans collective keeping us safe and together.

These days, DJ sets have had to move online, and FTG has adapted its model accordingly, partnering with DJs to redistribute funds from online streams. Party collectives online and off have long functioned as healing spaces for the trans and gender nonconforming Black community at large, and party music is a central part of Black LGBTQ cultural history. Contemporary dance and electronic music has its roots in New York’s 1970s disco tradition, Detroit’s 1980s techno, and Chicago’s 1980s house—musical subcultures built for and pioneered by queer communities of color. These musical lineages inform FTG’s sound. Saeed, who hails from the South Side of Chicago, focuses on playing contemporary Black diaspora dance, house, and electronic artists at FTG’s parties.

+ Nadine Taub, an early feminist leader, has passed away.

+ Rosario Dawson and Retta are podcasting together about women’s suffrage! 

That’s all they wrote this week pals. Share your good news with me, this week was light! I wanna know everything that made you happy! Please tell me!!! I love you so much and I hope the week coming up is fulfilling to you in every way possible. Let’s get this BREAD!!!!!

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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. I’m so happy for you! Watching my kids dance makes me happy, and watching our chickens in the backyard. Fresh peaches and tea. There are good things in this crazy world.

  2. Reading this made me happy!

    Also, seeing the bees and butterflies enjoying the wildflowers on my daily walk.

    And iced green tea and lemonade is my new favorite thing. I brewed a pot of loose leaf green tea using my brand new and ridiculously adorable tea strainer.

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