The Comment Awards Are Back on the Apps

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Hey hi hello! It’s dark and stormy outside today, but I’m about to go swing in the hammock I set up indoors, just for a change of pace. I hope you are warm and cozy and sitting in your comfiest spot!

Did you see this extremely cute thing that happened in the Autostraddle Slack?

This week, Lily wrote about the influencer to gentrification pipeline.

Reine #44 had this heartening reminder.

I loved this: Two Dykes Discuss “Magic Mike’s Last Dance”.

Em and A.Tony helped out a reader who’s scared of coming on too strong when they flirt.

Stef wants us to engage with queer history all year long. They’re not wrong!!!!

If you sign up for A+ today, you can learn all about the weirdest songs the AS team has fucked to! I was cackling.

Wanna do a queer picdoku? Sally made this just for you!

Got a date? KKU humbly suggests taking her bowling.

For Practical Magic, Himani had these important notes on Covid harm reduction.

And then there were your comments!

On I’m a Cool Rock Lesbian:

The Saturday Night Proposer Award to :):

I love this so much! I proposed on New Year’s Eve with our own little disco ball drop. And when I opened the ball and there was a ring inside, my now fiancée—who always has something to say—was also speechless. So was I for a bit which didn’t help matters 😂 🤦🏻‍♂️ It’s weird how nervous you can be about something you’ve talked so much about!

On Rebel Wilson Is Engaged to Her Queer Disney Princess:

The Disobedience Award to PJLorens and Lotte:

FLUID! Hmm I’m not sure if dating apps are the tool to challenge preconceived judgements about sexual orientation… I just read that for Rebel it was her first (on screen) kiss with Charlotte Gainsbourg that did it for her, and yeah that makes more sense! Could someone make an app for that plz? We can call it SPIT! Thank you for your insistence on breaking the breaking news Heather!

On My Queer Return to Trinbagonian Carnival:

The Representation Matters Award to Kia Redman:

This was such a rich and beautifully written article. I’m a Barbadian and it’s not often you get to read and think on the queer behaviors and practices rooted in the culture of our region on such a mainstream outlet. There are so many elements that you wrote of that I can draw parallels with in the history of Crop Over and our similar yet slightly different carnival practices. I didn’t know I needed this type of representation until now. Your article made me feel seen. I look forward to reading more from you should you post more in the future. All de big ups and blessings fam 🙌🏾 🇹🇹🇧🇧

On Guessing Game: No Dyke Is an Island:

The Codependent No More Award to vensey:

2 guesses! took me some thinking to get it after i stopped trying to make “codependent

On Pop Culture Fix: This “Warrior Nun” Scene That Never Got Filmed Is Pretty Dang Queer & Cute:

The ACAB Award to uhitsveronica:

how do i save the actors i love from cop shows?

On 19 Wizards Ranked by How Well They Match My Gender Feelings:

The Public Service Award to Pallas:

The return of Gandalf Big Naturals on this here website truly made my day. Thank you Nico for keeping us all cultured AND thoroughly informed on your gender through wizards.

And on Dykes on Dates: Bowling Is the Epitome of Romance:

The Vibes Are Off Award to Analyssa:

CUTE, I also like bowling for dates with partners. I once went on a second date with a girl who suggested bowling, told me she wasn’t competitive, and then proceeded to be annoyed all night that I was bowling better than her… now it’s reserved for people I know well lol

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  1. I, too, have an indoor hammock. It is the Best !

    Such amazing comments again this week.

    And once again I’m blown away by the Award names ! The Disobedience Award Ah hahahaha. My workplace is nearly empty but my loud cackles did draw attention !

  2. This was just what I needed to read! Thank you Darcy. The comments and award names were great this week.

    I slipped on the ice this morning and fractured my kneecap! I didn’t even know that was possible. So no indoor hammocks for me for the next 4 weeks, but lots of time to read AS.

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