Happy Sunday friends! This week I watched too much Grey’s Anatomy and fucked up my challah watching Izzie be Izzie. I also made my first ever actual sourdough loaf (she’s perfect), went to my first Selichot service, and stress bought eight fancy candles. Just an average week during a global pandemic. I made apple sauce, raspberry jam, and strawberry jam because for two perfect days, it was 68º in Austin, TX. In September! I’m starting to think the universe is not conspiring against me!
I’m gonna ride this high and focus on good news!
+ Are you still keeping up your sourdough starter? Gail (my starter) is doing well, and I hate throwing away her daughters, so here’s a recipe for strawberry and pecan scones to use up your sourdough daughters.
+ These queer women are making space for themselves in ballet.
+ Lucy Worsley is a straight white lady in the UK who stays in her lane and makes really cute documentaries about historic things. Fall in love with her newest one while you’re pretending time still matters.
+ Wynne Nowland came out as trans and it “stirred surprise, support and new challenges at the company she runs”
+ 19 Black families bought almost 100 acres of land in Georgia to create a safe space for Black families.
+ Miss Major and Beck are having a baby, and they will not be revealing the baby’s sex! Hooray and Hallelujah indeed!!
To all my gurls and the folks who love us, we have exciting news to share. Beck…is…Pregnant! He's 6 months along. Hooray and Hallelujah that this has finally happened for us. We don't know the sex of the baby but we know it will be loved by us and you. Miss Major pic.twitter.com/AY5rkxub2T
— Miss Major (@immissmajor) September 10, 2020
+ Sohla El-Waylly cooks three recipes that define her life.
+ San Jose’s Post Street is the city’s first LGBTQ+ district.
+ The Transgender First National Scholarship is the first of its kind for trans students.
+ A snake laid 7 eggs, even though she hasn’t been around a male snake in years. Good for her! Also, isn’t this the plot of Jurassic Park???
+ The film Tahara puts a Black queer Jewish teen at the center of it while she navigates her grief.
+ Inside Lena Waithe and Rishi Rajani’s Los Angeles office with Architectural Digest.
And that, my friends, is all the good news fit to print. I’m off to go pay too much money to have a doctor look at my arm, which I lost 180º of motion in over a month ago. I love the medical industrial complex! Then tonight I’m gonna put on a robe and Auntie it out to the Gladys Knight and Patti Labelle Verzuz battle, then watch a Brandi Carlile concert, and convince my girlfriend to watch Cabaret with me.
This week will be good. I will be happy. I will be provided for. I will take care of my community, and they will take care of me. We got this! Have an amazing week, I love you, I’ll see you soon.
Wow sourdough daughter sounds much cuter than sourdough discard!!
i read the headline of the snake mary article to my herp fiend roommate who went on a five minute lecture about how cool and weird it is for an elderly ball python to lay eggs at all, so this is snake roommate approved
When I first saw the headline, I thought it was about Beck Hansen and I was sooo confused. Congratulations to Beck Witt and Miss Major.
Valid, I had the same thought too.
I’m so happy for Miss Major and Buck! That kid is going to have some truly badass parents
*BECK, sorry, every once in a while my dash of dyslexia surfaces and I forget the middle of words.
Sourdough is Gay Gay Gay !
Are you saying sourdough is gay … culture? Wheat-ever will you come up with next? I’ll stop before my puns get any crumbier.
Miss Major and Beck’s baby will be the queerest, transest baby on the face of the earth!!!!! I’m jealous of this unborn child tbh!!!
this headline and feature image legit brought me JOY which is honestly a very difficult feeling to experience right now and i am SO GRATEFUL <3