The Comment Awards Are Bringing Back Wallet Chains


Hello and bless us everyone in this, the week of Sara Ramirez’s fully realized ascent to true bi butch babe stardom! I have honestly spent half my week talking about Sara Ramirez to anyone who would listen, and I’m not likely to stop anytime soon, BECAUSE LIKE HAVE YOU SEEN IT? Have you seen it? Hot damn.

Pull yourself together Queer Girl, you’ve got a job to do!


This week, Carmen invited us to an absolutely spooktacular movie night with the Sanderson sisters.

Busting out of your button-down? Doreen’s got tips for that!

Riese reviewed one of my very favorite shows on Hulu this seasonHarlots.

Ever been haunted? Here are some of the team’s best ghost stories!


Want to sew your way to a Waverly, Carol, Bette or Denise for Halloween? Shannon’s here to help!

And then there were your comments!

On BREAKING: Natalie Barney and Liane de Pougy Break Up Because Amour Is a Lie:

The Brightest Burn Award to Blue cousin:

Darling, thank you. Much better than what they used to write in the gossip columns at Bar Harbor. Suzie’s book is excellent but one or two small points. She didn’t say “please don’t.

On Pop Culture Fix: Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie Is Marvel’s First Bisexual Character and More Gay Superhero News:

The Sweet Release Award to Nani Albornoz:

I hope Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie is the last person I see before I die

On Autostraddle Feelings Atrium: Sara Ramirez in This Suit and Suspenders With a Pocket Chain Around Your Heart (truly, I wanted to give everyone who posted in this thread an award, I will never be over this):

The Gaycation Award to Rachel:

Gif of Ellen Page's 2014 HRC coming out speech. She is saying "I am here today because I am gay."

The Hair Today, Hair Tomorrow Award to Another Rachel:

I’m sorry, but IS THAT HAIRCUT GOING TO BE ON TV? That haircut. Haircut. The way her hair is cut. On tv. It’s a lot guys, is all I’m saying.

The HMS Butch Babe Award to Chandra:

Queer girl: Her hair is like the prow of a beautiful ship. / Chandra: The HMS Butch Babe. Brings new meaning to the Love Boat - climb aboard.

And the Time Traveler’s Root Award to CognacSmalls:

I came out as bisexual like 15 years ago and yet, somehow, this picture is my root.

And on 100 Jean Styles, Ranked By Lesbianism:

The In Immerse Award to Rous Rose:

100 types of jeans, yet when I muster enough courage to go shopping, all they have is ‘So You Think You Are Slim’ and ‘Distressed Rous: Unlimited Edition’.

And the Perfect Pair Award to Laurie:

New Tinder Profile: Emma Deep Indigo Gold ISO Carhartt Tomboy Fit Benson

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  1. Also friends, I tried to photoshop Sara Ramirez into the Comment Awards feature image, but only succeeded in learning that my photoshop skills have not changed since the fourth grade.

          • owl yes! my school in like 1994 had computers which were super duper old even at that time, and they used those enormous floppy discs. it wouldn’t even really operate until you inserted the giant disc, and then you’d get to play some version of “bowling” that I’m pretty sure was mostly text-based.

  2. Thank you for the Comment Award, Queer Girl! I’m glad all my pain and suffering lead to this beautiful moment.

    • My ultimate group costume for Halloween is a bunch of 80’s moms with one-syllable names like Deb and Pat and Barb, all wearing mom jeans and turtlenecks. We’d just drink wine and eat candy all night. This gif is pretty representative of that dream.

  3. The only thing more #blessed than getting a Comment Award is getting one right after the real Rachel. Thank you queer girl!

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