The Comment Awards Are Making the Yuletide Gay

Hi, friends! Okay, it’s confession time: I have someone new in my life. Actually, it’s several someones, and they are perfect, and their names are Adora and Glimmer and Catra and Bow. I HAVE BEEN WATCHING SHE-RA. It is so good! It is so gay! Every character is so dreamy! Listen, I don’t know how animated characters are this dreamy, but they are. It’s a fact. And the whole show is such a gift of all-gender plus-ones and suits with untied bowties and so many complex and rewarding friendships! I’m in love!


This week, Audrey published this essay that I first heard at A-Camp, and never really got over: How I Learned to Tie a Tie Without My Dad.

Heather made us this handy flow-chart to help us figure out which Christmas movie to watch.

Want to make a sexy video, but not sure where to start? Courtney’s got you.

Rachel wrote about that old gay staple, the white tee.

Riese investigated the allure and mystery of the Bisexual Bob.

You know how every single one of us are constantly yearning for a Hallmark-style Christmas romance movie of our very own? IT’S HAPPENING! A LESBIAN CHRISTMAS ROMANCE IS HAPPENING! And it will star our very own master of emotion, Kristen Stewart. This is a big deal.

In their 69th post for Autosraddle (nice), Archie brought us this perfect gift guide: Let’s Scissor Under the Mistletoe.

The TV Team wrote about their very favorite (and their least-favorite) queer and trans characters of the year.

And then then there were your comments!

On Ode to My White Tees: A Gay Staple:

The Slouch a Cutie Award to Laura:

I actually have a draft letter for a Find Your Fit submission tucked away somewhere that reads, “You know how every queer of every gender has that one photo on instagram where they’re slouchily lying on a bed in a white tank top tucked into blue denim? That’s all I want to be, forever.

On The Bisexual Bob: A Bold Haircut for a Beautiful Future:

The Good Hair Award to Chandra:

Queer Girl: I think I just realized that Eleanor Shellstrop is the only person on whom I’ve ever not minded a middle part? / Chandra: So would you say her hair is in...a good place

And the Lucky Number 13 Award to Lo:

Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor sports a bisexual bob and suspenders. She makes me want to yodel.

On Rejoice, Rejoice! Kristen Stewart Will Star in the Lesbian Christmas Rom-Com of Your Wildest Holigay Dreams!

The Vangayrd Award to Jill:

Cate Blanchett: “I dare anyone to make the Yuletide more gay than I did

And the Reason for the Season Award to Snaelle:

Putting the Kristen back into Kristenmas.

On No Filter: Tegan, Shane, Alice and Dana Ring in the Holigays!

The A.L.F. Award to thatottergirl:

At the risk of sounding like I spend way way too much time on Autostraddle Instagram, Stef, is this piece complete without your celebrity Mandarin Duck sighting? Because that duck for sure has an alternative lifestyle feathercut.

On Pop Culture Fix: Three “Delicious” Women Get It On in “The Favourite” and Other Stories:

The Hot in Herre Award to Linnea:

Magic Mike? More like Magic Dyke amirite!? ? I’ll see myself out

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  1. Good work everyone! A+ commenting and awarding!

    I think my favorite award this week is The Vangayrd Award.

    Oh my friends, I survived my first week of my new freelance web design/dev gig. I’m temping at a super fancy (to me) place and I’m so disoriented after the past few years of hand to mouth gigs. But in good way. I think. I did find my first queer friend there Thurs.

  2. Oh wow! What a treat to find this award— here at 11:15 at night, sitting on the couch in my boxers, eating a popsicle. ?Thanks QG!

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