The Comment Awards Are As Hot As The 4th of July

Hello sparklers!

This most patriotic of weeks (at least in Canada and the U.S.) we brought a call for Contributing Editors, 10 unstoppable women and Rachel’s takedown of the SCOTUS ruling on the Hobby Lobby case.

Other topics included surviving summer without air conditioning, fun with tarot cards, scissoring (yes, scissoring) and the not-so-proud “Proud Whopper.”

Read on, beautiful people!

On FRIDAY OPEN THREAD: I Want To See The Pictures You Took This Week!:

The Twenty Forty Daze Award to Clara:


The How Bout That Award to Allison:


On Angel Haze and Ireland Baldwin Are Officially Together, Not “Just Best Friends”:

The Best Sext Ever Award to Kryst:


The For Those Keeping Score At Home Award to Jess:


On You Need Help: What’s The Deal With Scissoring?:

The Add It To The Dictionary Award to Alicia Marie:


The Because You Can’t Lose Award to Sarah Casey:


On Burger King’s Whopper Isn’t Anything For Gays To Be Proud Of:

The Real Talk Award to Frances J:

Frances J

The It’s Science Award to jane:


On Top Ten Ways to Survive the Summer Without Air Conditioning:

The Employee Of The Year Award to m. teerexington.

m teer

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carrie is a nine to five office dweller in massachusetts. she loves waves, ​collects skateboards and is perpetually planning her escape from the northeast.

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  1. 3 weeks in a row? You guyyys! I’m putting this on my okc profile under “accomplishments”

  2. m. teerexintgon is doing the Goddess’s work. Bless.

    I would accept your discounted ice cream any day. #queerprivilege

      • I would swing by your ice cream shop to perpetuate the Gay Agenda (ice cream branch) if I lived locally, however even from NZ I can feel your cold welcoming snowcone love. Long may you pull discounted snowcones to lady lovin’ ladies :)

      • wait i’m in seattle all the time and for real want to stop by for Discount Gay Ice Cream…

    • I’m still kind of confused as to how you apply for the discount. How does the employee know you’re gay?

  3. First comment award ever! Woohoo! Along with the roller derby-ing, and the fact that just this evening I made my first ever Tinder date, this has probably been the gayest week ever. Thanks Autostraddle!

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