Sunday Funday Isn’t Afraid to Be Angry, Loud, and Proud

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Hello, soda pop bottle rockets! Did you know a duel between three people is called a truel? Did you know that? I just thought you should know.

I’ve been listening to the Rockabyebaby Hamilton album a lot lately with Remi. Also, I have tickets to see Hamilton with Waffle and a friend in May because my friend is awesome and scored them for us in a pre-sale! It’ll hopefully take the edge off the sad reality that I’m missing A-Camp again.

Anyway: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9… here’s your link roundup!

It’s fine. This is fine. I’m fine.

Legal Gender Marker Changes Just Got Easier in Brazil!

Last week, the Brazil Supreme Court ruled that trans people who want to change their name and gender marker on government-issued identification documents can no longer be required to show proof of or undergo medical procedures and without judicial review.

Brazil joins several other countries that have improved their national policies on recognizing legal gender to be based on a person’s agency instead of medical or judicial gatekeepers.

Here, Queer & Trans, Etc.

Belly dancer dons beard to protest LGBT abuse in Egypt. Uh, Shrouk El-Attar is queer and talented and fearless and wow you should just check this link out probably right now and watch the video (above).

NY’s First Openly LGBTQ Presiding Justice ‘Proud’ of Distinction — but Not Defined by It.

Announcing ‘Queering Desi’: A Brown Girl Magazine Podcast. Into it!

What If Girls Knew They Were Allowed to Be Angry? by Mara Wilson.

Two Poz Female Leaders Celebrated for Women’s History Month. I’ll never not take the opportunity to celebrate Cecilia Chung and Tami Haught.

This cafe in Mumbai trains and employs transgender people as servers!

Who Is She

In honor of Lesbian Ken and her legacy, I give you… Earring Magic Ken, Mattel’s discontinued super gay best-selling doll. Hey girl.

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KaeLyn is a 40-year-old hard femme bisexual dino mom. You can typically find her binge-watching TV, standing somewhere with a mic or a sign in her hand, over-caffeinating herself, or just generally doing too many things at once. She lives in Upstate NY with her spouse, a baby T. rex, a scaredy cat, an elderly betta fish, and two rascally rabbits. You can buy her debut book, Girls Resist! A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution if you want to, if you feel like it, if that's a thing that interests you or whatever.

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  1. I didn’t know that Natalie Morales was queer. I now need her to be Petra’s next girlfriend (If Jane isn’t going to step into that role) when JR inevitably leaves.

  2. I remember Earring Magic Ken but I didn’t know the history behind it – thanks for the link.

  3. I’ve seen that earing magic Ken story 2 times in the past week and still think is a great story!

  4. Ah yes Cockring Ken and the best part was his lavender outfit, poor widdle Mattel was menaced by all those connections. I can’t help but wonder if somewhere in line of approval and creation of that doll there was someone who was fam that saw it and completely understood all the connotations but didn’t say a word just prepared to buy a pallet full. xD

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