The Comment Awards Are Reading The Room

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Hey there hi there ho there, campers! I am very tired and as I write this, nothing about the US election has been decided. I hope that by the time you see it, we are celebrating! No matter what happens, we’ve been through the wringer, and I want to acknowledge that it has been a R O U G H week on top of a rough month on top of a rough four years. On top of a rough 300 years, really. But we’re here! We’re queer! And we’re together!

Remember Halloween, which happened actual eons ago? Anyway, this was very funny.

Because the queer gods love us and wants to see us happy, Tegan & Sara wrote a song for the Kristen Stewart/Mackenzie Davis holiday romcom, and you can listen to it here!

Love! Is! Not! A! Lie!

Read this: Where My Black Witches At? Using Black Ancestral Magic Against White Supremacy.

Stef did a Vapid Fluff deep dive into Cara Delevingne’s bisexuality, a true gift to us in this cursed week.

Tracy Chapman continues to be everything.

Get your good election news right here! The links are mostly amendments, so I would like to add a very hearty congratulations to Sarah McBride, making history as the country’s first ever transgender Senator!

And then there were your comments!


On Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe Are Engaged, Love Will Never Be a Lie Again!

The Herald For Our Times Award to Ayo:

Am I the only one picturing Heather, adorned with a feathered cap and sword, reading this news from a scroll of parchment while perched atop a moonlit building? I thought so. Great news nonetheless.

On Here’s What’s New and Gay in November 2020 on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and HBO Max:

The Seaweed Is Always Greener Award to thatottergirl:

I read the description for Uncle Frank as “Listen, sometimes we enjoy gay male *mermaids*” instead of “materials” and got really excited for a moment. Technically both are true! I love a good gay uncle, whether they are in black sheep or merman form.

On Come Vibe With Me: You Can Meditate and Still Be Mad:

The Hero You Deserve Award to Kate:

This introduction felt so relevant to me this week. I feel that I have made big steps in getting better but taking little steps backwards will happen sometimes and I have to sit with that and keep going. I am not perfect but I am a good person and I deserve goodness in my my life.

On Staying Sane While Staying Connected with Pauline Oliveros’s Queer Lineage of Deep Listening:

The Active Listening Award to Luther von Wolfen:

Thank you for reminding me to listen – distant motors, a neighbor hammering, wind, airplane, my house settling, the cat snoring in a sunbeam, my stomach… I’ve been binging Netflix, podcasts, the Petrol Girls and other sounds. Listening to “silence” is refreshing. Also, I should eat.

On Cara Delevingne’s Bisexuality: The Definitive Vapid Fluff Timeline:

The Libraries Have Benches Too Award to Sally and Kristana:

I took out a library book “written” by Cara Delavagina. Does this mean I am dating her.

And the Here to Eternity Award to Snaelle:

From Cara mia to Cara Seeya: a guide to dating Delevingne

On Tracy Chapman Said “It’s Time for a Revolution” in First Television Performance in Five Years:

The Worthy Award to lex:

I don’t crush on celebs and performers, but I will always have a crush on Tracy Chapman

And on Pop Culture Fix: Batwoman’s Stressing the Election Results Too:

The Know Thyself Award to Msanon:

i have never in my life been Gillianly at or about anything. it’s ok – just good to know these kinds of things about yourself.


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