Plus also St. Vincent scored Kristen Stewart’s new short film, Tumblr knows your life, Sense8 is getting a Christmas special, Gaby Dunn is on a NYT best of 2016 list, and more queer entertainment news!
If there is anyone in your life currently in need of a truly empowering and also on-brand gift which to utilize to further the progress of our nation or look woke AF, it’s the feminist you know and love.
In light of this acceptance that I’m attracted to nerds, and with the understanding that there are probably lots of you who are attracted to nerds too, I decided that I’d put together some suggestions for gifts you can get for that special nerdy crush in your life.
The state of queer and feminist porn, why paying for it is crucial, Sailor Moon teaches sex ed, the difference between spanking and slapping and more.
Now I recognize that the following things I’m going to suggest that you do are, in fact, a pain in the ass. That’s why I recommend getting a group of friends together at a dining room table and doing this all together. Don’t share your passwords or passphrases, but do share snacks and beverages and a sense of accomplishment.
“I love LA. Nothing could ever go wrong here.”
“What a strange way to end the year. How strange to talk of personal love, right now, as though we can separate it out from love for everyone who is suffering and endangered. But queer love can and must encompass that—what are we here for if not to create new ways of loving, new communities of care, and a world with less repression and hatred?”
Let’s contemplate gender diversity in Star Trek together. Also: have you considered running for political office?
If you’re getting tired of watching the news try to make Nazis mainstream again, here are 6 comics to remind you just how great it feels to see a good guy beat up someone from the “Alt-Right.”
Calling your reps, figuring out what kind of shirt you’re wearing, making babies laugh, saving money, a Wonder Woman tiara, and more!
Sleep orgasms, how to start sexting, third-rail erotica, Millennial relationships through the lens of capitalism, porn after January 20 and more.
While I do agree that our social media platforms and our technology sector need to combat the problem with every algorithm it can muster, I also believe that we as individuals can work faster (and more morally) than companies.
Thankful to be ungrateful.
Post-election reading recommendations, endless love for Zadie Smith, new Joan Didion, how we talk about women’s lives and more.
Okay FINE, Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor are still adorable. Plus Alison Bechdel drew her first Dykes to Watch Out For in eight years, Luisa’s getting a new love interest on Jane the Virgin, Hamilton is not here to apologize & more pop culture news for your Thanksgiving.
This election shook me to my core. That’s undeniable. I am still grieving and I don’t know that I ever won’t be. I am so fucking angry and I don’t know that I ever won’t be. But I refuse to be scared, or cowed, or defeated.
Why sex is good, Tinder gets trans-inclusive, the Bad Sex Writing nominees, chronic sickness and love, and some predictions on the future of sex.
It’s scary when evil wizards rise to power, especially if your texting isn’t encrypted.
The Grease Bats react to the President-Elect.
We will take down white supremacy like sulphuric acid on toilet paper.