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Hello, sugared ginger crystals! I’m here, queer, stressed, and a mess. Just wanted to let you know that having it all is impossible and literally everyone you know is probably slightly a mess and it’s OK. If someone tells you they have it all together all the time, they’re probably a liar and if they’re really not a liar, they’re definitely super boring. Let’s all be garish and beautiful messes together!
Here’s something fun! My upcoming YA book, Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution has a final cover design and it’s pretty rad!
I made an author page on Facebook last week, which is very weird to me. I mean, I write, but, like, I don’t know, it’s pretty strange to call myself an “author” officially. So that’s cool. I even created a sign-up for a yet-to-exist personal newsletter. So far my only sign-up is my mom, but everyone has to start somewhere! Maybe I should send my mom an obnoxiously personalized newsletter. What do you think?
Queer Women Ready to Run in Governor’s Races
In Texas, former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, is advancing in the Texas mayoral primary after securing 42.9% of the vote in a primary with nine total candidates.
Sex and the City star, Cynthia Nixon, is rumored to be considering a run for NY Governor. Nixon is an outspoken advocate for education equity.
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