Send a little cutie to your cutie.
We asked Kelly Rakowski of Herstory Personals for some of the tips and tricks she’s gleaned about writing a good personals ad from playing matchmaker to the queer lonely hearts Instagram crowd, and she was happy to oblige.
“I almost fainted when I tasted it. Do I really need to say more? Go get this book, make everything in it, and proudly display your new membership to the Kristen Kish fan club this Valentine’s Day.”
Remember in the ’90s when you’d get a “Best Friends” necklace and one of you would get “Best” and the other would get “Friends” and it didn’t really matter what side you got all that mattered was that now everybody knew that you and her were serious about each other, like very serious, maybe not serious in the exact way that you wished you were serious with her, but still quite very serious?
Sometimes Valentine’s Day is a patriarchal capitalist scam and sometimes you just want to eat some candy hearts and buy balloons and make out and unironically get into it.
Got a crush? Let Bette from The L Word, Tracy Chapman, K-Stew, and The Home Depot take it from here.
What do you get your hot new girlfriend, your best friend, your ex, the barista you’re secretly in love with, the couple you want to sleep with, and more for Valentine’s day? These sex toys.
Can I PURR-SWADE you???
Prepare to get your socks charmed off by eight of our single staffers. We’ve asked them all the important things: star sign, Hogwarts house, and opinions on the greatest cereal ever created.
I’m really excited to talk about much of a total babe you are all weekend long.
The fantastic thing about frivolous holidays like Valentine’s Day is that they’ve become the perfect excuse to go ahead and treat yourself.
Have some love poems by queer & lesbian poets along with your Hallmark cards and chocolates.
“First everybody chews spaghetti really loud.”
Because my main objective in life is to make things as gay as possible, I coated these truffles in a form of edible glitter known as “disco dust.”
Enamel pins, yes, but also so much more! Come get some ideas for tiny small Valentine’s Day gifts for your little heart thief and/or best friendo.
“This is a Valentine for people whose stories haven’t yet been told.”
The best part is always the journey.
These Valentines are internet-shareable because everything is ones and zeros, paper doesn’t exist and soon neither will any of us.
Chill at home, make dinner for your someone special, and watch Moulin Rouge! for Valentine’s Day.
In which our loved ones have something to say about the words we write.