There’s a puppet at the end of this post, the deadly attack in Somalia, American teens are very anxious, Christianity is very polarized, our democracy is 👎, gentrification isn’t overnight, and much more!
This week is short and sweet: fart jokes, Danger and Eggs, HOT SOUP, and new LGBTQ centers.
Stop trying to be mysterious on dates. Plus: kinky porn and the Armory, muffing, Victorian smut, astrological signs and sex, when it might be okay to call that person your ex and more.
The Nobel Prize is “fun” now, “Her Body and Other Parties,” Shirley Jackson, Rupi Kaur, the most subversive thing a woman can be and more.
History of school lunches, Puerto Rico, voters divided by guns, a secret society of black southern women, Steve Scalise is trash wow, look at that so is Harvey Weinstein, and so much more!
How to grow out your pubic hair, how to give a lap dance, dating tips for trans women, why to start thinking of casual encounters like comets instead of flings and more.
Self-awareness, plasma, nostalgia, that fucking UN vote, teachers leading the revolution, who gets $$$ from the NRA, abortion rights (still!), death rituals all over this world, and so much more!
Plus: A new St. Vincent music video, Samira Wiley on Last Week Tonight, Mary Lambert is everywhere (as it should be), and Cara Delevingne chattin’ about “lady gardens.”
Long live the group chat, STIs are so high right now, SCOTUS back in session, the sports bra, the shooting in Las Vegas, loads of disappointing queer news but also some good stuff, I wish our president really was a plant, and more.
Lesbians are taking over Vanity Fair, there might be another Charlie’s Angels, the sports bra is 40! Time for Sunday Funday!
Queer sex can be anything you want it to be. Plus, butch-femme sexual dynamics, the most compatible astrological signs, when emotional labor is too much and more.
South Asian breads, making your own family, black girl gamers, Ken Burns, ICE still full of fuckshits, so is homeland security, Gloria Anzaldúa honored by a doodle, a new queer-friendly record label, and so much more!
Feminist books to inspire creative resistance, book collecting, writers of color and escaping autobiography, Harry Potter fanfiction feelings and more.
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists is happening, Supergirl introduces its Maggie/Alex kerfuffle, Shonda Rhimes wants to make TV extra gay, speculation about the Sense8 series finale, straight white men having a little fit about Rachel Maddow and more!
The latest travel ban, legally selling weed while black, Puerto Rico’s agriculture, Lena Waithe, drunk Diana Barry, redefining butch-femme relationships, hiking while black and queer, and so much more!
Vintage lesbian art! Plus: why being a second is best, why your girlfriend kinda looks like your mom, turning a tiny apartment into a dungeon and more.
Samira Wiley, Lena Waithe, Gaga, gay songs, genderqueer actors, and interracial lesbians buying a house in Connecticut!!!
Youtube’s LGBTQ problem, transgender veterans in Kansas, Mallory Ortberg’s latest, how internalized homophobia affects your clothing, and so, so very much more. Really, this is packed.
Plus: Sabrina the Teenage Witch is spinning off of Riverdale, Asia Kate Dillon chats with Marie Claire, Shondaland.com is here, and more Rachel-on-Rachel sex information.
Where do birds go during a hurricane, the physics of cozy sweaters, free posters of women mathematicians, and more!