The Comment Awards Are Frying Pickles and Crushing on Anne Shirley

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Happy Friday, fireflies! I have spent this whole week adulting and I do not like it! Where is my all-expense-paid vacation simply for running errands?

This week, the Trans Fiction, Trans Imagination series kicked off with Notes on (AcroYoga) Camp from Nat.

Shelli reviewed the final season of Shrill, in which they finally gave Fran the queer love she deserves.

Well, this is perfect and important: What Chain Restaurant Appetizer Are You?

Diamond interviewed Tam, a Vietnamese asexual and aromantic woman, about finding empowerment in the closet.

This week’s Batwoman episode was both powerful and disappointing. Nic had some thoughts.

The L Word: Generation Q has wrapped on filming season 2! 

Lindsay interviewed A.E. Osworth about the expansive queer possibility in their novel We Are Watching Eliza Bright.

Did you watch The Mitchells Vs. The Machines yet? It’s adorable, funny, and very gay!

Demi Lovato has come out as nonbinary! I am so damn happy for them!

And then there were your comments!

On 16 Fictional Queer Redheads You Can’t Handle:

The Bosom Friend Award to Blanche and Heather Hogan:

WHERE is Anne Shirley on this list. WHERE

On What Chain Restaurant Appetizer Are You?

The *Extremely Shakira in Zootopia Voice* Fry Everything Award to Flor and Chloe:

So did I, and not being in the US, I did not even realize one could fry pickles?

And the Many Reasons (Well, Really Just Two) Award to Alyssa:

I really am Hooter’s Fried Pickles for so many reasons. Boobs, I love fried pickles, boobs, I mean, so many reasons.

On “Legends of Tomorrow” Episode 603 Recap: Zari’s Got Talent:

The Forest Through The Trees Award to Am I Ginger, Kristana, and msanon:

He’s barking up the wrong lesbian…

queergirl can i nominate (syca)more than one comment fir a comment award?

On The Mitchells vs. The Machines: Abbi Jacobson Is The Queer All-Ages Hero We’ve Been Waiting For:

The Portrait Of An Animated Teenager On Fire Award to Vita:

As soon as Celine Sciamma popped up on her mental Mt. Rushmore I was like “oooh, this girl is gay!!! And there are some actual queer women working on this movie!!

On FYP: You Said You Was Chillin’ With Who?

The Celebration Time Award to shamblebot:

AHHHHH the girlfriends celebrating Eid one really got me!! I’m not on TikTok so I appreciate getting a taste of it through this column.

And on What You Think A Woman Looks Like:

The Spot On Award to mat / mary ann:

as another indian nb person, this is the closest i’ve ever read how gender relates to diasporic identity in the exact ways i’ve tried to describe to others!!! thank you!!!

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  1. “I have spent this whole week adulting and I do not like it! Where is my all-expense-paid vacation simply for running errands?”

    Queer Girl – you have just won my Truest Thing I’ve Read All Day award.

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