The Comment Awards Are Humming Along

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Hey hi hello! I hope you’re warm and cozy and that you’ve checked the batteries in your CO2 detector! Just a lil winter tip from me to you! 😘

This week, Christina took us to a holiday party.

I loved this: Eight Ways To Spell ‘Hanukkah,’ as Regulars at Your Local Bar.

Sai took a look back on all of the queer episodes of Say Yes to the Dress.

Carmen wrote about the reimagining of Blair Waldorf as a Black lesbian debutante on the Gossip Girl reboot.

Yashwina helped out a reader who’s having trouble moving on after a friend break-up.

Julie’s wondering if you might’ve missed any of these queer video games that came out in 2022.

Here are 36 seconds of Aubrey Plaza saying “nurture me, mommi” to Drew Barrymore. This was not on my Bingo card, but ok!

Araguaney brought us this thoughtful guide to caring for your friends after gender-affirming surgery.

We have jigsaw puzzles now!

Read this, from Niko.

And then there were your comments!

On JoJo Siwa and Avery Cyrus’s Breakup Incites Unprecedented Levels of Fallout, Gossip, Speculation and Sapphic Chaos:

The Found in Translation Award to thatottergirl:

Wow, sometimes JoJo Siwa’s love life feels like a pop song in a language I don’t know–I’m not quite sure what’s happening, but I’m somehow still invested and following along! Thank you as always for the intrepid reporting! I do feel less confused and better equipped in the event that any queer teens want to discuss this (very endearing) rainbow hurricane.

On NURTURE ME! 36 Seconds of Aubrey Plaza Basically Saying “Mommi? Sorry.”

The April Ludgate Would Approve Award to M.:

I’m just…I can’t stop watching this and blushing. I put it in my instagram story and have now probably alienated everyone except a specific subgenre of queer women who follow me lol

On Also.Also.Also: Love to Megan Thee Stallion, Now and Forever:

The Fantastic Plastic Award to Caitlin:

happy hot labor winter! also i am Very excited for the barbie movie it feels like if cats (2019) was the weird high budget evil, this is the weird high budget good

On Mini Crossword Has Cut to the Feeling:

The Listen Up, Fruits Award to Ann:

My vote for the excerpts is: Fruit Facts! (Get it?) Did you know that pineapples are not a single fruit, but a group of berries fused to a central stalk??

On Pop Culture Fix: Cate Blanchett’s TÁR Cinematic Universe Is Expanding for Some Reason:

The News We Can Use Award to FootballDyke:

Last night, out LGBT footballer Beth Mead was the first women’s footballer to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year (quite a big deal in UK sports). She’s also recently injured her ACL which means she’s out for a year, but her club Arsenal have renewed her contract despite that.

On Jigsaw Puzzle! Cozy Winter Wish List:

The Multitasking Award to Sally:

I found this incredibly soothing. I’m not sure if that’s because of the puzzling process, or the fact I was doing it while trying to block out annoying people on a work call.

And on 92 of the Best Queer Books of 2022:

The Million Good Books Award to Gina:

so, so many great picks, casey! to restrict myself to just one, i’m particularly grateful that you shouted out a million quiet revolutions – that book was STUNNING and didn’t get nearly the attention it deserved imo.

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  1. Hey fruits! Greetings from very chilly Chicago, where I really earned my “winter preparedness” merit badge yesterday – I winterized / put up plastic over a lot of my windows and a couple of of of my neighbor’s as well. So far, it’s dangerously cold outside but not too terrible inside.

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