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.
Elena Delle Donne’s ongoing struggle with the WNBA, a collection of some of the most moving and queer tributes to Naya Rivera, Mrs. Frizzle’s queer legacy, and more.
The past and future of trans narratives, a new Black-owned bookstore in the Twin Cities, updates on everyone’s pandemic diaries and more.
The WNBA’s abbreviated schedule for the season was released, new music from The Chicks is only a few days away after 14 years, a fund for Black trans women artists, and did the American Girl company steal the identity of a nonbinary astronomer for a doll??
What to do when you’re too sore from a spanking to sit, being solo poly in quarantine, whether or not coconut oil can cure yeast infections and more.
Gabrielle Bellot on having your existence up for debate, WNBA players on lockdown in Florida, the latest wave of Supreme Court decisions, Wales’ new queer bookshop and more!
The WNBA’s new Social Justice Council, China’s drag queens, Kristen Arnett on Dorothy Allison — and did a certain celesbian intellectual elope with her girlfriend? 👀
A Massachusetts city has officially recognized polyamorous relationships; playing Animal Crossing with a buttplug; why “clean” is not a good metaphor for talking about STI status; and more.
The problem with new anti-racist book clubs, 50 Black-owned bookstores to support, writing good sex scenes and more.
Gender-affirming surgery during the pandemic, queer Midwestern authors, Maya Moore’s quest for justice, writing on how mutual aid works and more!
How NYC’s jail policies are being changed in response to Layleen Polanco’s death, the highs and lows of last weekend’s NWSL Challenge Cup, Sonia Sotomayor’s legacy of standing against systemic racism on the Supreme Court, and more.
Is handsex now the safest sex after masturbating alone? Plus, how to handle a too-needy friend, what it’s like to fall in love with another gamer, and more.
The WNBA and NWSL are back — but during Covid, is our entertainment really worth the players safety? (The answer? No.) Also: Chase Strangio, Raquel Willis, and why our gender identity language isn’t enough.
How to find a queer incarcerated penpal, why it is correct to capitalize Black, “The Vanishing Half,” “You Exist Too Much,” living in the Cool Zone, it’s time for publishing to ditch its conservative authors and more.
Happy Sunday! Let’s keep that Juneteenth energy and celebrate Blackness during Pride! According to Black LGBTQ leaders — here’s are some of the best books, queer Black playwrights to know and love, Lena Waithe shares her favorite Black-owned and queer friendly businesses. Plus also: What if we used queer friendships to rethink what platonic relationships meant?
Desire and risk in the pandemic, centering sex workers in abolition conversations, a very good review of a very bad sex toy and more.
Topics also include Carly Usdin is producing a Pride podcast you’ll want to watch, queer actress Devery Jacobs queering up her role in The Order, a documentary about a lesbian Cantopop star, and more.
Fiona Apple is out here doing it. Also: Rep. Ilhan Omar, Angela Davis, and Shea Couleé. Thinking about what it means to be young, Black, and in the Trayvon Martin Generation. The WNBA is back in action. And more!
Topics include Chyler Leigh and Lili Reinhart coming out, Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan playing lesbian lovers in “Ammonite,” updates on Batwomans’s fate, a new trailer for “The Politician,” and more.