“If I was a drink, I’d be bagel store coffee: better in the morning, culturally Jewish, a lil dull, a lil sweet, always reliable.”
Join Roxane Gay, Be Steadwell, Nia & Ness, Gaby Dunn, Brittani Nichols and 400 LGBTQ women, non-binary people and other trans folks for five days of fun fun fun in Ojai, California!
I was only pregnant for seven and a half weeks before my miscarriage. There was no body, no breath; there was no measurable part of a lifetime spent together. I’d only known there was life inside my body for three and half weeks, and yet the experience seems to still have a heartbeat.
Transformative. Powerful. Restorative. Life-changing. These are some of the words A-Campers used to describe the Body Posi Plus Size Party we hosted with ModCloth and Mary Lambert at A-Camp X.
“The smoked gruyère is pointing to the chèvre, while the brie points to the chocolate. A beautiful puzzle.”
You came to “Sexing the Collage Cherry” and boi are your arms tired.
We just put on our largest and most successful iteration of A-Camp in Ojai, CA. We’d like to gush about it for a minute, please – won’t you join us?
What I’m getting at here is that staying grounded (even though it sounds like an oxymoron) gives you the ability to move.
Many of these companies are small, queer and independently-owned themselves, which makes their donations to A-Camp even more amazing!
Win your ticket to A-Camp X and the fees for the shuttle from LELO! Here’s how to enter.
GladRags, a rad feminist company that makes comfortable, reusable menstrual products, wants to send one lucky human to A-Camp X for free! Plus, they’ll hook you up with the reusable menstrual product of your choice!
Read the heartwarming essays from some of 2017’s A-Campership recipients and learn more about donating or applying yourself! We’ve even got a tax-deductible donation option this year that you’ll wanna know all about.
We’re going back to California to chill at the pool with Mary Lambert, Jen Richards, Liza Dye, Mara Wilson, Gaby Dunn, Be Steadwell, Brittani Nichols and a bunch of weirdos (that’s you!)
I’m not saying we invented the gay Babadook meme, but I’m also not saying he didn’t completely OWN A-Camp. What can’t this guy do?!
“Black girl magic is ancient as fuck.”
An A-Camp love story to help ease your comedown!
Other great trends for this fat queers this summer include aliens, tweed, Bodysuits and beachwear as formal wear.
I’d like to think that all of us are exactly where we’re supposed to be right now, doing exactly what we’re supposed to be doing. And if what’s required of you right now is to look at gifs of dancing robots, so be it.
“This is honestly one of the best comics about identity and finding community and yourself that I’ve ever read.”
The A-Camp dance theme this May is Heaven is Place On Earth, so I want to see everyone in their best Billy Idol, Rhythm Nation, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Beals, Ronald Reagan, Paula Abdul, Jem & The Holograms drag.