The Comment Awards Are Making The Most of a Winter Day

Hey straddling straddlers. How’s it going this fine February day? I am wearing a sleeveless shirt and baking a cake and exuding a general air of joie de vivre because the sun is shining! Do you know how rare that is in Ohio in February? Besides being a joyous week weather-wise, it was also a pretty smashing week on the Internet. We made a winter kale salad, cooked (ahem, drank) along to Josie and the Pussy Cats, and read more things that Riese loves. We kicked off ART ATTACK month by putting out a call for submissions and starting with a gallery of art by 100 queer women. In music, we had a playlist for writing heart-bending words, new music from M.I.A. and friends, and 13 degrees of Sleater Kinney. Riese counted down 10 badass best friends from TV and announced that she’s talking at Yale’s Sex Week. We’ve got a video from the 2012 calender release party and 2013’s gorgeous Miss February. Finally, don’t forget to vote for us for the
2012 Bloggies!

On Adam Lambert Trespasses, Glee Casts, Sara and Cat React and Erin Daniels Stars:

The My Cats Watch My Stuff Leave The House Award to Kimbit: “Not gonna lie, when I saw “Sara and Cat react” in the headline, I expected to see Sara Quin and a cat reacting to something in this article. #dissappointed”

On NSFW Lesbosexy Sunday Will Never Use Bacon Lube:

The Terrifying Sex Toys Award to Alo:

On Also.Also.Also: Who Wants Us To Get Gay Married Today?:

The Death Eater Award to Digger: “Newt Gingrich” sounds like the name of a villain that JK Rowling made up.”

On 10 Badass Yet Toxic Best Friends: TV & Film’s Hottest Troublemakers:

The …Would Make a Beautiful Tomboy Lesbian Award to Breezy: “Okay so I know this doesn’t really fit with the theme of the post because this is about lady best friends, but:

On This Is a Video of Kristen Bell With a Sloth:

The Storytime Award to Tasha Scribbler: “This reminds me of when I was attacked by a sloth at the LaBrea tar pits.”

On Art Attack Gallery: 100 Queer Women Artists In Your Face:

The Pies Descalzos Award to Sally: “!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Way Better Than CORE Award to Bette Porter:

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  1. Wow…I never thought I’d have Newt Gingrich to thank for anything…And just wring that makes me feel like I need to shower…But there just isn’t enough hot water in the world to wash away this feeling

  2. Frida Kahlo’s on my socks !

    And my socks are on my feet

    And these feet are going DANCING tonight!

  3. I know exactly what you mean about these rare winter days in Ohio! Sunshine and comment awards make it a good day :)

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