I hope that however you decide to spend today you can grant yourself some grace and kindness — and that you pop in to hang out with us for a little bit!
Yule this year is meant to be quiet, relaxing, comforting, and joyful. With so many new traditions beginning, and a few old favorites getting incorporated into this next chapter of my life, I feel full of hope in spite of the challenges this year has brought. Sending love and warmth to you and yours.
The Elf on the Shelf as we knew him is dead. We need the Anti-Fascist on the Bookcase.
How many of these seasonal experiences do you share? You can tell us by screenshotting the bingo card below on your laptop or phone screen, marking off the ones that describe you in a visual editor of your choice (perhaps Preview, or the Markup option on your iPhone!) and sharing it in the comments here.
“Simply put — there is nothing like a top in a great top.”
“To be honest, my birthday is December 21 / Winter Solstice, and that’s the most exciting part of the holiday season for me!”
Today, toys are less about a harder better faster stronger version of more of the same, and all about the different ways it’s possible to experience pleasure and sensation.
Kitchen gifts for beginners and people who get bored in kitchen. I mean, I love making dinner but also like damn we really gotta have dinner EVERY NIGHT?????!!!!
It’s time to normalize giving sex toys as gifts, and not just to partners. Everyone’s stuck at home anyway!
Welcome to Home Alone for the Holigays! Where our writers welcome you to spend the day with them virtually and live-tweet one of their favorite holiday films. Come kick it with Carolyn, watch Oceans 11 and escape into their sleepy Solstice.
Whether you’re convinced America is on the brink of collapse and want to get your loved ones some gear to survive the coming hellscape, or you think they could use some quality hiking and camping stuff so they can safely get outdoors and away from everyone else, this gift guide has you covered.
Here are 16 mutual aid funds that we’re supporting this holiday season. Tell us about the ones that are closest to your heart, too!
What does Hanukkah look like when you’re a queer, Black, convert who doesn’t find deep meaning in traditional celebrations of the holiday?
Welcome to Home Alone for the Holigays! Where our writers welcome you to spend the day with them virtually and live-tweet one of their favorite holiday films. Come kick it with Dani, watch Black Christmas and have a mocktail or two.
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Buy something for you, your pod friends, your girlfriend, your ex girlfriend, your mom who’s secretly gay, your best friend who you’re secretly gay for, and your polycule.
Welcome to Home Alone for the Holigays, where our writers welcome you to spend the day with them virtually, and live-tweet one of their favorite holiday films, with the hope that it will make us all feel a little less alone this year.
So, in this movie with THREE Vanessa Hudgenses, there’s a Mockneck Mommi and a Bi Cottage Core Sub, but still not actual switches???
While there’s broad societal acceptance of which season is the happiest season, what about the happiest seasoning? Considering the internet can’t really agree on what a seasoning even is, I realised I had my work cut out answering this pressing question. So, after minimal research and a commitment to “following the science” to the level of the average Western government, I present a shortlist of seasonings.
“What I would most like is to sleep in a glass coffin in a secluded forest dale doted on by chirping woodland creatures until the butch of my dreams comes to wake me with a kiss in roughly mid-2021, but excepting that, I will take these things.”
Lots of us will be spending the holigays on our own, which may be exactly what you’ve always wanted! But if you are trying to create a sense of togetherness, these activities might help you and your loved ones feel closer in far-away times.