“Every person who comes up and asks to share, has never left me. Every friend or colleague who said I’ll watch your door, I’ll send that email, I’ll pick y’all up, y’all can stay at my house, has never left me.”
(In no particular order.)
Angela Davis will never be silenced, and her speaking out means that the rest of us are safely carried on the backs of giants when we do so ourselves.
A lot of my favorite feminists are the feminists who stand up to the movement. Julia Serano is definitely one of them.
“I think the biggest thing for me is the plug-in to this amazing trans* and queer community that’s out there that’s been doing this work that’s, I think, at a point where it’s really ready to take the lead from people who live in many multiplicities.”
The Spice Girls were, for a really fucking long time, the only women showing me how to live a philosophy I later came to call feminism.
“Maybe years of blogging ruined me, or maybe they created a productive tension.”
If you’ve ever read my devotionals and wanted to become hopelessly devoted, I’m here to help.
Hear me out.
In honor of my strong feelings about her, I wanted to compile an assortment of Betty White GIFs, both in character and just in lounge wear, to showcase more accurately every dimension of her personality. In the process, I learned a lot.
A thank you letter to my mother, Alanis Morissette, and the nineties. Sort of.
“I’m still not sure how any of it happens.”
Selena, the Queen of Tejano Music, bidi bidi bom bommed her way to my heart when I was just a kid and my love for her will never die.
Celebrating the First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement.
This edition is FULL OF TREASURES. Ali and I read two books and asked ten(ish) questions to poet, writer, and die-hard dyke Ali Liebegott for you. Also, many dog photos!
This week marks the 44th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that changed the world.
Every state needs a Wendy Davis. Every person has a story.
After the Trayvon Martin verdict, one particular (12-year-old) bell hooks quote blew up the Internet. It’s not the only part of her philosophy that still makes sense.
Cher’s role as Mother To All Queers is good enough reason for every single human being reading this article to sit down, shut the fuck up, and listen to some goddamn pop music.
“I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried.”
“She could be difficult, she could be stubborn, she could be outrageous and she always stood up and spoke out for bisexual people and challenged biphobia even in the most hostile environments. Blessed Be.”