“Catfish has been serving diverse, bittersweet queer representation for almost a decade and it seems like nobody notices.”
While I really love the feeling of being transported to a new time and place, like when I’m reading a good book, what really got me misty-eyed about this festival was how inclusive of all weirdness it was.
Milwaukee based REYNA (Victoriah and Hannah Gabriela Banuelos) has some perfectly crafted queer pop you’ll love, and they’re gearing up for their biggest year yet.
If the ferns in my garden have survived the last few thousand years, then they have witnessed genocide and forced removal, tornadoes, the filling in of wetlands. Our acts of maintenance are political decisions. What we narrate and what we nourish set up the futures we are willing to fight for.
Two of the cutest cities in the Mitten State want you to come say hello! Yes, “the mitten state.” How adorable is that?
Midwestern lesbian fashion — flannel, Birkenstocks, baseball caps — is ignored at best and looked down upon at worst compared to urban, Shane-esque queer style. What happens when it’s given museum exhibit status?
In August, Book Riot published a list of the Best Books Set In Every State, and I thought to myself, as I so often do, “What if we did a list like this, but for queer women?”
“At the end of the prologue, I had to put the book down, because I had broken out in ugly, heaving sobs on a Monday night in the dog days of summer, after a hot and heated and emotionally heavy July eclipse, drinking a glass of rose in my apartment in Harlem.”
The Indystraddlers take you on a tour through Indianapolis!
“Loving women and loving the land are the two things I told myself I would never do, and somehow, they got all tangled up in each other.”
Sure you know about the Field Museum and the Rock’n Roll Hall of Fame but did you know about the Mars Cheese Castle or the Dungeons & Dragons Memorial Park? If you’re a weirdo and you’re traveling through Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan or Indiana any time soon, this post is for you!
As you walk down the street, every blonde, blue-eyed farmer’s daughter (there are so many farmer’s daughters) you see smiles and says “hello!” only to follow up with “don’t go into the woods, there are strange women in the woods” in a hushed voice as they walk past you.
We wanna see you in Wisconsin! Some regular spots have opened up PLUS we’ve also got some VIP Apartments if that’s more your style!
We’re bringing A-Camp to the midwest and we wanna see you there!
Riese, Rachel, Yvonne, Heather, Laneia & Sarah want to hang out with you!
In our first episode of a brand-new travel column, we go to a little town in Wisconsin and stay in a very big mansion on a very tall bed.
The city isn’t very outwardly hostile, and once you find a pocket of queer friends to start connecting you to others (one thing this guide will hopefully help you do!), we think the ‘Nati can be downright grand.
The entire story of our entire trip from California to Michigan and also all the bigger stories and the smaller ones, too.
Nobody does breakfast like Bob Evans.
A girl spends 19 days in rural Tennessee with her girlfriend and her family, takes a million pictures, then tells her whole life story in just under 4,000 words. What’s not to love?