The Comment Awards Are Making Magic in Cloverleaf Corners

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Hi there, Calico Critters! Did you celebrate Butch Appreciation Day? Don’t forget Stud Appreciation Day! And Jaqueline Toboni is Engaged Day! What a glorious week it’s been!

This week, Lily Cole and Mae Whitman both came out! The future is queer!

The team helped out a bisexual person whose gay pal wasn’t sure why they would need to come out. This was EXCELLENT.

Julie reviewed Who’s Your Daddy, the new book from Arisa White.

Kris was here to explain Stud Lesbians to the uninitiated.

Well, THIS was everything I ever wanted: Style Thief: Calico Critters Are Lesbian Fashion Icons.

And Sarah wrote about finding ourselves, and our dignity, in our bodies after an abusive relationship ends.

And then there were your comments!

On Mae Whitman Is Pansexual, Falls In Love With People of All Genders Thank You Very Much!

The Queer Canon to Lyra and Anna:

I teared up with pure joy at this news!!! Congratulations to Mae Whitman on being her wonderful queer self!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (This means Katara is queer now and no one can tell me otherwise!)

On You Need Help: Why Be Out As Bisexual?

The Hugs If You Want ‘Em! Award to Ann:

This roundtable was the written equivalent of a giant group hug from the coolest crew of bisexuals around and I loved it so much!!

On No Filter: The Butch Hall of Fame:

The Little Death Award to msanon:

megan rapinoe seems like a very nice person. so it seems weird that she would try to murder me like that. reasons, i guess…

On FYP: It’s Stud Appreciation Day — How Are You Celebrating?!

The TYSM Award to Cecily:

I’m celebrating the same way I’ve celebrated for the last 30 years: by THANKING THE HEAVENS for them!

On Style Thief: Calico Critters Are Lesbian Fashion Icons:

The Rainbow Families Award to csomethingbsomething:

Our daughter wanted Calico Critters families for her 5th birthday. We bought two, swapped the hedgehog mom’s and cat dad’s clothes, carefully placed them back in the packaging, and voila, two gay-ass Calico Critters families.

And on Jacqueline Toboni Is Engaged! She Proposed, Promptly Broke Into Hives, and Still Got the Girl!

The 🔝🪄 Award to Chandra:

I’m sure Jamie Clayton wasn’t actually suggesting that they celebrate by topping each other with a Magic Wand, but

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  1. That is an excellent life hack csomething bsomething and I will be making use of it as soon as ever wee nibling is grown enough for Sylvanians/Calico Critters. Thank you, and thank you to Queer Girl for highlighting!

  2. i feel like this is the right place to mention that conflict-of-interest guy is out as a jeopardy host. so, if anyone is inclined, Levar Burton vibes out in to the cosmos wouldn’t go awry!

    Happy Friday, y’all!— LeVar Burton (@levarburton) August 20, 2021

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