The Comment Awards Are Breathing Deep and Voting Early

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Hi there, baby bears! The air here in Northern California is finally cool and clear and healthy, and I’m about to vote this weekend! US pals who are eligible: have you voted yet? If you haven’t, is there anything you need in order to do so? How can we help? Let’s get those ballots in, bbs!!

This week, Natalie’s going to help us flip the Senate!

Xoai brought us a moving remembrance of Monica Roberts.

The team celebrated National Coming Out Day with a roundtable!

Go watch One Day At A Time on CBS! Do it now!

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Love is not a lie! 

Autostraddle’s honoring of Latinx Heritage Month continued with an ode to Walter Mercado.

And then there were your comments!

On How to Curate the Perfect Sex Toy Collection:

The Oral Hygiene Award to Ladywhoknows:

Omg I’m so embarrassed, my multi purpose electric toothbrush has been called OUT!! 😆😆 Looks like I need an upgrade. 😊

On The Straight TV Couples We Won’t Apologize For Loving:

The Even Better Place Award to Brenny, thatottergirl, and Chandra:

Ooh yes to all three configurations! I love Janet and Jason too (although they’re a boy and not-a-girl, so perhaps not technically a straight couple) because they’re both adorable in compatible ways, and also I’d follow Janet anywhere. …so maybe I want to be in their throuple? I’ve said too much

And the Boldly Go Award to Liz Jay:

I started listing my favorite Star Trek M/F couples but then remembered everyone on Star Trek is bisexual, so. (Except maybe Rom. Rom is the one straight ally in all of Star Trek.)

On Pop Culture Fix: Kristen Stewart Knows She Was Cagey About Being Queer, She Just Needed a Dang Minute:

The Queer Intentions Award to Lex and Amidola:

Somehow I (a major Buffy fan) went until this day not knowing that there is a movie in which Sarah Michelle Gellar kisses another woman. I feel robbed and must immediately watch “Cruel Intentions

On You Need Help: How Can I Be a ‘Good Ex’?

The Bound to the Ary Award to Kelly:

Thank you, Kayla, for always being here to talk about good boundaries and how the cliche of all queers being friends with their exes doesn’t mean it’s right for everyone in all circumstances! So many snaps.

On “The Haunting of Bly Manor” Isn’t a Ghost Story, It’s a Lesbian Love Story — with Ghosts:

The Unintimidated Award to Stef:


And on Let Us Now Praise One-Off Vampire Episodes:

The New Moon Award to Laura and Kristana:

Was vampirism deserving its time in the sun a deliberate oxymoron?

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