The Comment Awards Are All About The Numbers

This week, the comment awards are counting it down faster than Beyoncé. We’ve got 50 photos of girls with flowers, 21 most lesbian-ish cities in the U.S., 10 places to meet lesbians from the past, 10 things you can carry in cargo pants, 10 candies from gas stations, 8 queer short story books, 5 political podcasts, and having fun at a gay bar 101. We’ve also got a playlist for those special times when you are the shit, a PLL fashioncap, help for those of you
seeking employment, and a peek at the LA premiere of Love Is All You Need?. Now on to the number one best part of the week!

On GLSEN Study Finds Anti-Gay Bullying and Uncomfortable Teachers in Elementary Schools:

The That’s “Sir” To You Award to terracottatoes:

On Having Fun at a Gay Bar 101: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun:

The Better Than Sitting Around Feeling Your Own Boobs Award to e: “My Girls Night usually involves me staying in bed watching The Golden Girls.”

On Muji: Look at This F*cking Notebook:

The Lost In Translation Award to Lady Rainicorn:

On 84th Academy Awards Nominees or ‘All the Movies We Didn’t See’:

The Awar to eskim00: “i feel you on the attention span, i mean i don’t even finish my”

On The State of the Union: Obama Shares Feelings and John Boehner Claps Reluctantly:

The k’atun Award to DPreezy: “I am upset he did not say ANYTHING about the apocalypse coming up on December…”

On Shiloh Panic! Life & Style Rehashes Fears About Shiloh’s Haircut, Pants, Dinosaur Toy:

The McCutcheon Expert Award to Lucy: “Breaking news: haircuts not permanent. “It grows back!” says expert.”

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  1. I just got an oatmeal raisin cooke AND a comment award? This day is pretty awesome, I think I’m going to take a celebration nap.

    • I feel like this is an appropriate time to tell you that I only just figured out your username is “terracotta toes”. Until now I’ve been saying it in my head to rhyme with tomatoes.

      P.S. thank you for my comment award, comment gods.

  2. A comment award? For me? Flipping aces. Makes me glad to be British. This almost makes up for the entire rest of the internet having seen The Muppets in November, when it doesn’t even come out here for another fortnight.

  3. As I finished reading the first sentence of this article, coincidentally Countdown came on shuffle. Autostraddle is so synced with my life <3

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