Love without a blueprint leaves room for unknown possibilities. I spoke to seven trans people about how the pandemic has changed their relationships and how trans love has changed their lives.
Relax, it’s Friday. Enjoy some dog content.
“We met on the first day of high school. I was drawn to her for some reason. She was reading; that might have been it. She had glasses; that could have been it, too.”
Got a crush? Let Bette from The L Word, Tracy Chapman, K-Stew, and The Home Depot take it from here.
How lucky that I’m perfectly within my right as a citizen to disregard the original plot of a movie that’s been out for 28 years and choose to instead interpret their connection as romantic and not platonic.
“You’re at a party; you’re on vacation; it’s your lunch break. You feel good, or maybe just bored, or maybe a little reckless, and you scan the room, the beach, the restaurant. You stop scanning. And she winks, or he grins, or they realize you caught them staring and blush awkwardly at their own feet for a thousand years, and when they finally look back up, that’s it.”
Be a Taurus. If that’s not your sign, figure out how for it to be your sign.
There’s a new lesbian rom-com out there that gets my little gay heart fluttering, and no, you can’t watch it in a movie theater. But you can probably catch it upwards of 16 times in a row when trying to stream something on the CW’s website.
Maybe the reason your friend/the older self-professed queen at the bar/your co-worker/that girl Claire won’t stop talking about finding someone is because they have 25 times more Keurig flavor options than the whole of their supposed dating pool — we’re scientifically improbable.
“This week has involved a lot of needing to let go of all the things I can’t have total control over and I’m not good at that and I don’t like it but also maybe that’s okay.”
Since Brittney Griner is joining the allstar lady gay crew of brides on Say Yes to the Dress, let’s celebrate our favorite queer lady wedding moments in the series so far.
It was so easy to stay in touch until it wasn’t: Until my resentment exceeded my love for her, until her fear exceeded her hope. But the world we made lingers.
8. How is it possible that one person can leave so many half-empty glasses of water around the house in a matter of hours? How is this a thing?!
“Sometimes I think I am invincible and sometimes I convince myself that this is something. But I’ve met plenty of girls before and I’ve only kissed her twice.”
“I slept in your place and on your pillow — it was most as good as the cigarette you lit and gave me all gooey — not quite, for we had you and the sweet taste too — I am foolish about you I admit.”
I Love You Queerly is a collaborative zine being sold for charity that celebrates queer expressions of love! It’s by queers, for queers, and for a good cause.
A personalized playlist postcard is the perfect (alliterative!) Valentine’s Day gift for the queer who has everything!
You want to touch them, smell them and, if you’re me, bite their ear. Why don’t the forces of geography and physics rally to both your cries and fold the world up like origami until the front doors of your homes kiss?
Most people who love this movie would never categorize it as gay, but that’s just because they don’t watch it with hopeful queer eyes.