In today’s link roundup: Minneapolis will dismantle its police department, Trump truly could just refuse to leave office, justice for Breonna Taylor, #8toAbolition, more on what defunding the police means, an interview with the “I yield my time” guy and more from the thousands of really important stories in the world today.
The thread of videos of police violence against peaceful protestors is miles long now, over 10k protesters have been arrested, Trump sheds more allies, Kristen Stewart marches with BLM, Public Health officials know anti-Black police violence is a national health crisis and more.
In today’s Also.Also.Also link roundup: many accounts of police violence against protesters, and resources for educating yourself, supporting black businesses, providing jail support, donating to mutual aid funds and more.
Cynthia Nixon on Mike Pence, money in segregated school districts, Hannah Gadsby, queer communities in red states, queers and money problems, T Kira Madden, arsenic panic, and more!
Queer truckers, Facebook mods with PTSD, Jackie Shane, talking queer money with the Nancy podcast, Sleater-Kinney, I’m willing spring, workism is killing us, and more!
Monica Roberts, Indigenous journalists, The Baby-Sitters Club and its gayness, Indya Moore, gay Catholic priests, restaurant criticism, let’s go on this Golden Girls Cruise, and more!
A lot to do about romantic comedies as a lifestyle, forgetting how to read, Sharon Mattes has died, Indiana is sooooooo pious, how the children of anti-vaxxers are coping now, and so much more!
Gender-neutral and menopausal, remembering Parkland, Indonesia’s government is cracking down on LGBTQ content, Roxane Gay, and more!
Dogs before Insta, TV’s trying to make us better, teen girls are trying to save us, Preeti Mistry, Ellen Page, a cure for HPV, and more!
Schitt’s Creek, a period emoji FINALLY, queer families are growing, VR and the trans body, a hole under a glacier (and other ways I describe my emotional state), the nightclubs of Harlem, and more!
Planned Parenthood, Evan Rachel Wood, Black legacy wrapped in fur, Patrisse Cullors on burnout, Hannah Gadsby on tour, the promise of sleep, NJ teaching LGBTQ history, Super Bowl ads, and so much more!
King Princess + Fiona Apple = 😭, queering the vote, why are we pretending to love work, creepy children’s stories, a GLAAD award for LGBTQ video games, Holland Taylor slides into DMs, and so much more!
Catherine O’Hara, right-wing terrorism is killing us, Kristen Stewart’s new hair, Xena, Broad City, how we got to queer, iconic teen bedrooms in pop culture, Spice Girls, and so much more!
Ellen Page, LGBTQ health training, Tracy Chapman, toxic shock syndrome lies, Fyre Fest et al, fake Gawker, Kamala Harris is running, and so much more!
LGBT crisis in Chechnya, lesbian is fired for looking gay, teachers + guns, sunscreen, the Influencer, the shutdown, a deeper look at AfterEllen’s dangerous transphobia, and more!
Starving college students, what to do with stuff you don’t want, banning conversion therapy, surviving depression, the BRIT awards, and so much more!
Trans in the South, Desiree Akhavan’s discman, decolonizing fitness, Marielle Franco’s widow, The Green Book but actually, Kamala Harris’s hat in proximity to the ring, and more!
Trump’s trans military ban, zero, 90s smooth jazz, bisexual poverty, LGBTQ folks and their guns, queer gaming history, Surviving R. Kelly, the burnout generation, animal actors, and more!
Sparrows, Hayley Kiyoko, California’s new nonbinary ID marker, getting sober, holding grudges, the farthest thing we’ve ever known, make your apartment look like a glamorous and complicated murderer might live there, and more!
Food on TV, keep your holiday lights up, safe chest binding, anti-abortion laws are killing us, LGBTQ censorship, Andrea Gibson, and the story of a lesbian cable guy. Oh, and more! There’s also more.