Here’s to the lesbian, bisexual, non-binary, queer, trans and free-ass-motherfucker celebrities who opened the closet door a little wider when they walked out of it.
Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird on ESPN’s Body Isse, that thrift store smell, Jenna Wortham, a queer cooking show, LGBTQ and in the closet at work, queer skateboarders, statutes of limitations, and so much more!
Plus a new music video for Hearts Beat Loud, gayness abounds in Incredibles 2, a powerful interview with Janelle Monáe, Lena Waithe continues to receive all the awards due her, lesbianism cut from Jurassic World, One Day at a Time and Vida stars team up to stop this family separation bullshit at the border, and Margaret Cho doesn’t understand why everyone’s still grappling with her bisexuality.
Is love a lie? PROBABLY, but these couples charmed the heck out of us this year anyway.
Women athletes who came out before very recently risked everything to do so: their endorsements, their fans, their spots on their teams, their livelihoods, and sometimes even their own lives. Here are 22 lesbian, bisexual and trans women athletes who changed their games and changed the game for LGBTQ people by choosing to live openly.
Bird, who has remained pretty quiet about her personal life throughout her career, simply told ESPN: “I’m gay. Megan’s my girlfriend.”
#NoDAPL, Megan Rapino joins Kaepernick in kneeling for the national anthem, 100 bad girls throughout history, Leslie Jones is back on the twitter, and so much more!
New co-captains, more grass playing fields, Megan Rapinoe as a guest analyst on Fox, and seven USWNT games between now and mid-March.
Did you know Michelle Rodriguez had an Instagram? Were you wondering what Megan Rapinoe looked like cradling a small child? Would you like to give AzMarie a hug?
At long last, the inspiring return of one straight man’s opinions about Ellen Page and Samantha Thomas’ Instagram relationship.
Miley Cyrus hated Hannah Montana, Kristen Stewart and Jane Lynch chatted merrily on morning TV, Ellen accepted another Teen Choice Award with a heartwarming speech, Cara Delevingne is done with modeling, Julia Nunes released a brand new video, and more!
Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige are co-starring in The Wiz, Raven thinks Caitlyn Jenner is moving “too fast, too soon,” Megan Rapinoe was inducted into the LGBT Athletes Hall of Fame, Tig Notaro has an Amazon pilot on the way, and more!
Additionally, Miley Cyrus is a cartoon bird, Ellen Page has another kickass movie on the way, Hannibal is dying a slow death, and Fox is making a movie about SCOTUS’ love affair with gay marriage.
You know it’s real love when she’s Instagramming your kitten.
Plus: Megan Rapinoe flirts with a lady ref at the World Cup, Miley talks about her sexuality and gender, Rachel Maddow has a new puppy, and so much more!
MEGAN RAPINOE IS NOT WEARING ANY CLOTHES. I REPEAT, NO CLOTHES AT ALL.
Abby Wambach continues to become one of the most decorated queer athletes ever.
Megan Rapinoe looks great in more than just jerseys.
You voted for the 100 hottest lady-loving-ladies in the universe and now it’s time to gaze upon the lucky winners of this prestigious honor!
Look at all of these wonderful human beings who told you a little something extra about themselves this year!