The Comment Awards Are Giving It the Old College Try

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Hi there, brave little toasters! I took apart and unclogged my vacuum this morning before I’d even had a cup of coffee, so basically I’m butch now. Trophies, flowers and compliments all accepted!

This week, Christina’s got a holigay gift guide for the high femmes in your life.

Riese knows which Gen Q character is your soulmate! I got Gigi, which was both confusing and intriguing.

Abeni helped out a reader who thinks it’s time to really work on themselves.

Em shared some of her Dancing with the Stars fantasies. This was a gift!

Aubrey Plaza is on this season of White Lotus, and Drew’s got some THOUGHTS.

Vanessa said good-bye to her gallbladder!

Nic wrote about the lesbian couple in Andor, and Star Wars’ messy queer legacy.

And then there were your comments!


On AM/PM: A Hopeless Romantic and Their Bubble Bath Routine:

The Bathe If I Want To Award to Pallas:

As a butch dyke who has never worn makeup a day in my life, I am so happy to read this AM/PM that is c o m p l e t e l y relevant to me!!! I never used to like baths but tried a lush bath bomb a while ago that absolutely blew my mind and now I want to make it a habit! (The bath bomb that blew my mind was a bat-shaped halloween-themed one from Lush and I read vampire erotica in the bath and listened to spooky music while it fizzed and spread glitter all around and made my bathwater purplish black, I HIGHLY recommend doing a ~themed bath~ like this.) Thanks for all the amazing bath inspiration :) It’s truly unfortunate that Europe is in an energy crisis rn and we can’t even really afford to turn the heat up let alone fill an entire tub with hot water BUT I AM GOING TO DO IT ANYWAY

On Impress Guests With a Milk Punch During the Holidays:

The Asked and Answered Award to herekitty:

I did some googling to answer my own question and the results seem to be: The curds will taste boozy after washing the booze (duh, self), so maybe not good for paneer, but could be interesting in a dessert like a cheesecake or panna cotta. Exciting!

On Quiz: Which Gen Q Character Is “The One” For You?

The If the Lobster Polo Fits Award to Arvan12:

Wanted Dani, got Finley. Am I actually just Sophie in disguise??

And the Same Love Award to @caitrw:

It’s probably some kind of red flag that I got Sophie on the ‘which character are you’ quiz and ALSO on the ‘who is for you’ quiz, right?!

On These Throw Blankets Will Help You Be Your Best Couch Gremlin Self:

The Serenduvety Award to Jacqui:

Here I am, lugging my duvet from my bed to my couch every day, wondering where I can get a good throw blanket, and this listicle falls like manna from the heavens. Thank you Sa’idya!

On Five Outfits for Being a Kitchen Top This Holiday Season:

The Bossy Kitchen Top Award to Siobhan and Professor Queermo:

I miss being a kitchen top before my body gave up. Now I sit on a chair at the kitchen table and boss my wife around. 100% would wear the jumpsuit to do that.

On Pop Culture Fix: Aubrey Plaza Takes Off Her Tie For You in GQ:

The Vital Information Award to Elysianna:

Natalie Morales has a dog. Named Taco. This is officially the most adorable piece of information, ever.

On Guessing Game: Before the U-Haul:

The Fools Rush In Award to Sally and Sam:

Really hoping there are legions of people consternated that “first date” doesn’t fit

On To Hobbies I Have Loved (and Lost) Before:

The What Brings Us Together Today Award to shira:

Fellow ADHDer with the following hobbies I have tried and left by the wayside: crochet, sewing (I have a largely unused machine), knitting, Duolingo (Spanish, Yiddish), yoga, marriage. Some of them I sometimes think of trying again.


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Darcy, a.k.a. Queer Girl, is your number one fan. She's a fat feminist from California who doodles hearts in the corners of her Gay Agenda. They're living through a pandemic, they're on Twitter, and they think you should drink more water! She also wants to make you laugh.

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