The Comment Awards Are Back In Action

Hello, fruit and nut bars!

Another glorious A-Camp has come and gone. If you’re still missing everyone’s cute faces and longing for their hearts full of feelings try linking up with local straddlers at a nearby pride meetup!

During A-Camp the heteronormative world kept spinning but some good stuff happened too! Mari got married (Mari-ed?), the Women’s World Cup got underway and Caitlyn Jenner made her debut.

In other news, YouTube star Ingrid Nilsen is gay, there’s some stellar hair at the Women’s World Cup and Laneia and Megan are on their way to honeymoon in BonnarooIt’s going to be okay!

On No Filter: Just A Taxidermied Squirrel And A Selfie Stick:

The Captain Crush Award to Amidola:

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On 20 Getting-To-Know You Questions for Riding In Cars With Girls:

The Pragmatist Award to Amanda Ling:

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On The A+ Bee Issue 21: Bee Sheets To The Wind:

The A+ Problems Things Award to Sam:

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On OPEN THREAD: A-Camp Was So Amazing We Can Hardly Believe It Was Real

The Re-entry Problems Award to Kathryn:

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On Gal Pals In History: 8 Ways To Avoid Using The Words “Lesbian” or “Bisexual”:

The Paging Stef Award to Erin:

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On You’re Normal, It’s Normal, You’re Going To Be Okay:

The Further Proof That The Patriarchy Is Everywhere Award to Mik:

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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. I’d like to thank Heather Hogan for this comment award, because all I did was repeat her line word for word with slightly more enthusiastic punctuation.

    • there’s a comment awards template that carrie copy/pastes into the post each week and then fills in, and the template is basically this over and over:

      The NAME Award to PERSON

      [comment here]

      And then she replaces “name” with what she names that award and “person” with the name of the commenter. Must have just forgotten to do that with yours, but I fixed it!

    • Sorry about this, Erin! Riese is right, “PERSON” always lives in the template before I insert the username. This time I totally messed up and didn’t replace it with your name before it got posted. In my defense, I finished up last week’s awards while at a talk on emotional support animals and was maybe (definitely) distracted by pictures of puppies at the time! :)

  2. Mari-ed shouldn’t be that funny, but it is.
    So glad I was drinking water not coke or some acidic fruit juice, but in general I have to question the lacking wisdom of reading The Comment Awards whilst consuming anything. Really I should know better.

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