The Comment Awards Are Open-Hearted


Hi kittens! While I hope the upvote button comes back soon, it’s been oddly freeing not knowing what people thought of my comments. Live your lives! Let your hair blow in the wind! Know that you always get a Like from me, even when it’s only in my heart.

From Mey: Drawn to Comics: Carly Usdin’s “Hi-Fi Fight Club” Is “Baby-Sitters Club” Meets “Empire Records,” But So Much Gayer. I had to include the whole headline because that is the pop culture of my childhood from start to finish and I don’t quite know what to do with myself right now.

Cameron Esposito has a new podcast!

Riese made this for us and I hope every single person in Hollywood reads it: 55 Trans Women Actresses You Should Know and Also Love.

THERE IS ONLY ONE EPISODE OF ORPHAN BLACK LEFT AND I HAVE FEELINGS. In related news, here’s Valerie Anne’s recap of the second to last episode, which was all about Helena!

Here’s a roundtable of TV characters who helped our QTPOC team members feel seen, and it’s perfect.

Speaking of perfect, did you know Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City is a queer romcom?

And then there were your comments!

On Baopu #36: Baggage Claim:

The Wide Open Spaces Award to Alexis:

I wasn’t prepared for my heart to explode after this and I am surprised and open and so so thankful.

On AM/PM: Early to Rise:

The Grandpa Carrie Award to Marnicus:

you have the routine of an old man and I love it

On Drawn to Comics: Carly Usdin’s “Hi-Fi Fight Club” Is “Baby-Sitters Club” Meets “Empire Records,” But So Much Gayer:

The Kristy’s Krushers Award to Saga:

A gay babysitter’s club? TAKE MY MONEY!

On “The L Word” Reboot May Ignore Season Six Altogether, Just Like I Already Do:

The R.I.P. Sounder Award to Al and Kris H:

AL: So, does that mean I still have a chance with Jenny? She seems like a nice Jewish girl to take home to mom. :=p Kris H: Keep an eye on your pets, BB.

On Notes From A Queer Engineer: Messed Up Middle-earth Mountains, Building Demolition And More:

The You Know Nothing, Bilbo Baggins Award to Faustine:

I honestly thought “Messed Up Middle-Earth” was the new code word for Game of Thrones.

And the One Chaiken to Rule Them All Award to Carmen SanDiego:

I looked at the map of middle earth, noticed that the mountains form an IC and thought “so Ilene Chaiken runs Mordor? Hmmm” Congrats on your promotion! You should ask for a raise in a couple of months…

On No Filter: Cara Delevingne Would Love To Sketch You Sometime:

The Not Dunn Yet Award to Catherine_The_Ok:This article severely underestimates how much I want to know about Gaby Dunn’s new haircut.

On Pop Culture Fix: Look Out World, There’s Lesbian Stories on “Doc McStuffins” and “The Young and The Restless” Now:

The Mom’s Rotten Tomatoes Award to snowvsasphalt and SecretName:

“Also, One Million Moms hates it.” – Andddd I’m automatically on board.

On I’m a Submissive Brat and No, That’s Not a Contradiction:

The Yes Brats Award to Alaina, Chloe and Maddie:

Alaina: this is so good and fun yes to brats! Chloe: I sense a button crafting opportunity (“yes to brats” mhhh), Maddie: YES BRATS

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  1. I’m rewatching The L Word right now (Does it count as a rewatch if I had never watched seasons 4-6 in the first place?) Anyway, I just got to the Sounder part and that cemented my dislike of Jenny. I wanted to be more sympathetic this time around (because I’m older and wiser, haha), but nope.

  2. HI FRIENDS. I just got back from camping and I have so much catching up to do. But good news: I was able to reserve a copy of Fried Green Tomatoes on DVD from my local library (how quaint). So I totally think we should do this viewing party thing! What do you think? Pick a day and time, and then use some kind of platform (maybe make an AS group?) where we can watch and chat about it in real time? Who’s in??

  3. Any tech-savvy Straddlers know how to fix “resolving host” issue in google chrome? I’ve cleaned out my temp files, cookies, cache and used CCleaner (as recommended by the IT guy at my work) to wipe everything else, but it’s still not working. I’m getting frustrated now :(

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