Happy Sunday friendly friends! I hope you’ve had a prosperous week and are feeling loved and refreshed. I’m currently looking at the start of a sunset, and honestly, the sky is such a show off in the best way possible. Also, the sky is totally not straight, right? Like I’m not the only person who looks at the sky every day and is like, “gay,” right? While you take some time to ponder over the queerness of the sky, check out these cool great links I found, just for you.
+ More from KaeLyn! This time, she’s talking about babies and bills on WNYC’s Nancy podcast.
+ *extremely evangelical christian voice*: Have you heard the good news of Lizzo, the twerking, flute playing, goddess of us all?
+ Ivy Queen, continuing to be la reina, has reimagined “Quiero Bailar,” this time with an all-women engineering team.
+ Here are 15 things you’ll learn if you spend the day with Brandi Carlile (if only). And here’s her singing “The Joke” live at the Grammys. DID YOU KNOW that Janelle Monáe stood up throughout Brandi’s entire performance? If that’s not queer bonding, I don’t know what is.
+ In the Miss International Queen pageant, a pageant held yearly for trans women, Jazell Barbie Royale has won the title of Miss International Queen — making her the first Black woman, and the first woman of color to win the pageant since it started in 2004.
+ “This summer, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, New York City’s first ever LGBT elder public housing project will open.”
+ A 52-year-old San Francisco queer bar, The Stud, renewed their lease and announced new programming, including, “XO: A wild monthly dance party that welcomes everyone and “centers womenwp_postswill be hosted on the first Friday of each month from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.”
+ And finally, Kehlani is radiant and very pregnant in the video for her new song, “Butterfly”
Beloved, I cherish you and everything you bring to the world. I hope these links cheered you up, put some pep in your step, and made you feel like you can take over the world. I’ll see you soon.❤️✨