“When did I become so silly! Look at me, riding horses and driving backwards on the highway! Who knew girls were so much like drugs or like aerial gymnastics?”
“He didn’t feel any pain. He died instantly.” That was how she told me that my father was dead. I was 14.
“I hated my body and punished it, and it hated me and punished me back. Is that what happened? That’s the thing about getting sick the way I got sick: nailing it down.”
A look at the stories behind the stories and the humans behind the characters and the numbers behind those stories in everybody’s favorite lezalicious prison dramedy.
“Isn’t this what Valentine’s Day had always been to me? A pageant? An opportunity to try on the idea of being in love, being traditional, being a couple you could fit into a envelope.”
“I feel like yelling at people,” she told me. I didn’t really grasp then that she meant that. This was the very first time. This was the day after Easter.
Studies show reality tv makes girls more competitive and appearance-focused and I just read a book about reality TV so I have a lot of things to share with you.
The headline of The Onion today is: “Remembering 9/11 A Pleasure For Nation Compared To Remembering Past 10 Years.”
Christina Santiago was killed in Indianapolis on Saturday when the stage collapsed. She was a brilliant activist and she was Gaby’s best friend.
Dharun Ravi wants all charges against him dismissed — and the papers filed in his defense offer new insights into what happened to Tyler Clementi.
The lesbian couple who rescued 40 kids from Utoya Island, the killer’s anti-feminist anti-gay manifesto and an abbreviated story of what happened.
I’m mad as hell and I’m not gonna take it anymore!
The eyes are all asking are you in, or are you out?
More and more gay bookstores are closing, which is bad for my bookstore addiction. Let’s talk this out.
This important piece includes several graphics, one chart, and a lot of feelings about why movies suck now. All the ladies disappeared, everyone stopped talking, and everything started exploding.
If only the outrage over a rehabilitated 29-year-old woman becoming the personal and financial property of a man she dislikes was half as loud as the chorus that once proclaimed her outfits degrading to women.
How you’ll learn to stop worrying about lesbians and love Franky Fitzgerald.
I’ve been going to Planned Parenthood for thirteen years, which is probably my longest relationship with anything, ever. I’m not ready to give that up — and you shouldn’t be, either.
The story of the day the President told the people to get their shit together.
Jessie J won the BBC’s “Sound of 2011” poll and her first single “Do It Like a Dude” is a girls-can-f*ck-girls anthem with a gender-bending music video. Is Jessie J a subversive queer superstar or will she be seen as another homocultural appropriator?
Not all gay kids are depressed — and not all straight kids are happy. In The New York Times’ “Gay or Straight, Teenagers Aren’t So Different,” experts discuss new research and make salient points. This whole thing reminds me of “Pump up the Volume.”