1997’s The Watermelon Woman is required viewing for 2020 (plus, Cheryl Dunye was fine then and is still fine now!). Compton has a legally recognized transgender district, Bay Area queers have a legacy of providing mutual aid for decades, Disney has bisexual lead characters, and so much more! Happy Sunday!!
How to tell if you’re dating a narcissist, how to get better at talking about sex, a pandemic glory hole explainer, the self-destructing art show you don’t want to miss, and more.
Holland Taylor spills the tea on quarantining with Sarah Paulson and if Peggy Peabody was actually gay. Also: Kamala Harris has picked a Black lesbian as her chief of staff, and a stunning collection of black&white photographs of trans women in 1950s Paris for all you history nerds (and fans of mid-century glamour!)
Raven Leilani’s Luster and the new vocabulary for morality, how lesbian pulp fiction made one essayist feel normal, a ton of new memoirs and more.
Jen Richards and Rebekah Cheyne are engaged! Also, Sara Ramirez basically said “suns out buns out,” Janet Mock and Janelle Monae simply refuse to remove their feet from my neck!
Kamala Harris has become first Black woman and the first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major party. (Also, did you know, women of color are running for congress at an all-time high? I like to call it the “Squad Effect.”)
The Schuyler sisters are back to honor the women’s suffrage centennial, Pride week is coming to the Navajo Nation, Kae Tempest is nonbinary, and Queen Latifah on a motorcycle just because you deserve it. Happy Sunday, friends!
How Shine Houston made queer porn great, how action and pleasure go together, how to be a better top, what cannabis can do for your masturbation and more.
An Officially Gay League Of Their Own!! Also: queers are now leaving “the big city” by choice, creating boundaries with your friends is especially important right now, and Michelle Obama on managing her depression.
A Happy Belated Birthday to Ali Krieger! Also, Sara Ramirez and Kate Moennig have some amazing childhood throwbacks for us.
Horror homos gird your loins, Sarah Paulson’s “Ratched” prequel from Ryan Murphy is coming, and so far it looks great! Plus: Megan Rapinoe wants to be a dominant lesbian dolphin, and 13 cookbooks by LGBTQ+ authors of color to buy Right Now.
Happy Sunday! Janet Mock has gifted us with her beauty, some cool women’s suffrage photo galleries, astronauts came back to earth (did anyone tell them it was 2020??), Meryl Streep’s films ranked, and so much more! Get in here!
Preventing summer chafing, embracing body hair, demon and ghost sex, why your breakup was for the best and more.
Therapists on if Lesbian Bed Death is a real thing. Also: 1-in-4 LGBT people under 24 use non-binary pronouns, the horror and humor of Shirley Jackson, and if you do one thing today, please read John Lewis’ final words.
What do we do with unthinkable thoughts in the time of covid? Plus: how crime fiction enables police brutality, zines and self-discovery, celebrating the Clueless anniversary, every book you’ll want to read for the next five months and more.
Sara Ramirez is here to quench our collective thirst, Melissa King’s jawline remains undefeated, and Stacy London rocks an aspirational bold look!
Megan Rapinoe and AOC team up for a talk show you’ll absolutely want to watch! Plus, some gorgeous portraits of LGBT+ people over 50, the WNBA makes sure #SayHerName includes trans women, and what the hell does a Latinx show have to do to get an Emmy nomination, please!
Finding a kink- and sex-positive therapist, what it’s like to be a unicorn, what it’s like to act on queer desire for the first time and more.
Honoring John Lewis’s legacy of good trouble, some quick looks at the violence from federal officers in Portland, an upset in the NWSL Challenge Cup quarterfinals and more!
Intimacy bubbles are the new polycules, the conversations to have before considering an unmasked hangout, why you were right to break up with that person who was wrong for you and more.