The Comment Awards Are Bringing Home the Gold

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Hi there, campers! I have a question for you. Given that 52 LGBTQ women and non-binary athletes medaled in the Olympics, making us quite a formidable Olympic team…what do you think our National Anthem would be?

This week, The L Word: Generation Q came back, and Riese has got a recap! Don’t tell me what happened, I’m waiting to watch the premiere this weekend! All I know is that I’ve seen a picture where they are all in formalwear! My body is ready, do we still say that?

Rachel wrote this, and I sobbed.

This is a perfect quiz, even though I did not get any one of the Sarah Mclachlan songs I listened to absolutely religiously in seventh grade.

Ro is our new sex and dating editor!

Chandra did a deep dive on the resurgence of the word sapphic, in all its glory.

“So am I! What the big deal?” I was cackling at this.

Drew and Christina have a new podcast called Wait, is this a Date? And you can listen to the first episode now!!!

Carmen would like to see the live-action Harley Quinn with a girlfriend already.

And then there were your comments!


On Which ’90s Lesbian Love Song Is Your Karaoke Anthem?

The Power Ballad Award to Cecily and cleo:

The ACCURACY of this quiz. As someone who was out and in her 20s (and in her feelings) during the 90s, I feel extremely called out. 🤣

On Why “Sapphic” Is Back In Style:

The Wulluwing Award to Sally, Chandra and shamblebot:

I’ll accept if it means the term for being mired in sapphic angst is “wulluwing”

On Soccer Stars Kristie Mewis and Sam Kerr Are Lesbianing Together — Thank You, Stacey!

The Florida and Fawna Award to msanon:

Stacey repping florida fully and with nuance.

On No Filter: Joy Is Realizing Cynthia Nixon Has Impeccable Taste in Books:

The Here to Gay Award to turkish:

I love that Niecy Nash is like THE GAYEST celebrity their is right now. We need more out and loud black celebrities like her and Lil Nas X because I think young people who may be questioning their sexuality need to see that they don’t need to hide that aspect of themselves in order to be successful. I didn’t think this would have been possible 20 years ago. I am so proud every time a celebrity of color comes out. Little me could have really used seeing that when I was growing up.

And the Oh Captain, My Captain Award to Stef:

do you mean MY GOVERNOR cynthia nixon

On Pop Culture Fix: Halle Berry’s Jackie Justice Is Queer in Her New MMA Movie, Way to Bury the Lead Internet:

The She Who Must Not Be Named Award to Caitlin and iamamisfit1:

truly love that i learned the beanie feldstein funny girl news by seeing several tweets about how le@ miche1e is crying somewhere

On Foolish Child #101: Is This Flirting?

The True Crush Award to Bianca:

I would be both the barista flirting with the brilliantly hot customer AND the customer unwilling to force a person over whom I have economic power to pretend that they really like me. But all my love is actually for Dickens anyway.

And on It’s Time to Give Harley Quinn a Girlfriend on the Big Screen Already:

The Crime but Make It Fashion Award to tdj:

It’s all I want, please give us a Gotham City Sirens to get both Crime Girlfriends and Crime but Make It Fashion all in one.


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24 Comments

  1. Thank you QG and congrats to Cecily!

    I’ve been thinking all week about how I came out at like age 20 and 21, in the early 90s, to a more or less constant soundtrack of Indigo Girls and Tracy Chapman.

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