The Comment Awards Are Caroling for Labor Day

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Hi there, sluggers! Wanna have a catch? (No, I’m still not over A League of Their Own.)

This week, Dani Janae wrote about the shape, textures, colors, and press-on nails of feeling like a powerful femme dyke.

Nico went down the nonbinary Popeye Twitter rabbit hole — what a gift. I yam what I yam!

Em had a sci-fi girl summer.

Here ye here ye! (Hear ye hear ye? It’s been a long week and I don’t even know anymore.) Anyway, it’s time to take the 2022 Autostraddle Reader Survey!

This was lovely: Thick as Grenadine.

KaeLyn helped a reader who can’t get their exes out of their head.

Yellowjackets is offically in season 2 production!! I can’t with cannibals but I will support Melanie Lynskey to the ends of the Earth.

Stef reviewed Juniper Fitzgerald’s new memoir, which fragments the traditional narrative into something less easily contained.

And then there were your comments!

On Which Gay League Of Their Own Character Should Be Your Girlfriend?

The Aunties and Berties Award to aj:

I saw the gay aunties question and knew immediately that Max and I were destined for each other.

On Pop Culture Fix: Cate Blanchett Is a Lesbian Mommi With Control Issues in “Tár” Trailer:

The Caroling Award to Lu:

Cate Blanchett literally only wants one thing and it’s to play gay in movies directed by a guy named Todd

And the Time Lord Award to Elysianna:

Cate Blanchett can control anything she wishes. Time. Me. It’s all good.

On Thick as Grenadine:

The Compliments to the Chef Award to Cassie:

Love reading Niko’s articles, her writing has such a vivid specificity. Reading them feels like releasing a breath held for too long.

On No Filter: A Rare Kristen Stewart Sighting on Instagram! What Does This Portend?

The Practical Magic Award to

If I didn’t already have a left shoulder tat I would STRONGLY consider a Practical Magic tribute!!

On “Yellowjackets” Season 2 Is Officially in Production:

The Out Back In The Shed With The Maps and Red String Award to brx:

I’m willing to bet the breakup has to do with a difference of belief when it comes to cannibal/bear cults. The end of the last episode set Van up to be an instigating force behind bear heart worship and helping Lottie start a cult (which I personally love for both of them maybe they are a cannibal cult power couple as adults). And Tai’s expression when Van said they should pray looked like the start of a long drawn out breakup argument. But there was also adult Tai’s fugue state hidden alter so maybe I revoke my bet from the first sentence.

And on Pop Culture Fix: Tessa Thompson Is Heading Back to Space in Sci-Fi Thriller “Ash”:

The Okay, Fruits! Award to Natalie:

Always thrilled to have a catch with you, H.

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  1. I LOVE LOVE LOVE that “wanna have a catch” is no longer the sole province of field of dreams and its baseball-is-only-about-fathers-and-sons mythology that gets trotted out all the damn time. NO, it now now belongs to QUEER WOMEN to say TO EACH OTHER and I could not love this more for us.

    Signed, a queer woman whose love for baseball was taught to her by her dad.

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