The Comment Awards Are Releasing the Bees

Comment Awards Halloween

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This week, Stef wrote about how a pair of New Balance 237s changed their life forever.

Casey knows which sapphic asexual book you should read next!

Lily’s got 40 horror story protagonists, ranked by lesbianism! I always love a good Ranked By Lesbianism.

Dani Janae reviewed Gabrielle Bates’ new poetry collection Judas Goat, which was as powerful as it was precise.

Meg helped out a reader who wants to experiment with butch makeup looks!

Trust me and read this: The Seduction of Aliens.

Guess what, yellowjackets? Tawny Cypress is queer!

Read this too: Black Girls Are Always at the Center of Horror.

Missing Buffy? I made this for you! 

And then there were your comments!


On Also.Also.Also: Middle Age Lesbians Are Taking Over Club Soccer:

The Secret Life of Ungovernable Bees Award to Amy Fix:

I love this woman and this is the most genius way to defeat evil. No one – NO ONE – has a defense for bees, except the beekeeper. And it seems like almost everyone I’ve ever met is afraid of bees. And they all panic. I say to all oppressed people! If you are a rare human who is not afraid of bees, start keeping bees and train your local rebels to wear bug suits and we will be unstoppable. UNSTOPPABLE!!!!!!!!

On Boobs on Your Tube: Good Gay “Grey’s Anatomy” Is Back, Baby!

The Ships in the Night Award to Cecily and Natalie:

As the only Grey’s fan who actually likes Amelia, I can’t believe I’m going to say this, but… I want Kai with Yasuda. Like IMMEDIATELY.

On Can You Survive This Horror Movie?

The Intersections Award to revedeshautbois:

The quiz is a cool format. 😊 I was also really interested in your description at the beginning about the intersectional experience of being black & autistic & would love to read more of your thoughts on that experience if you ever write them (or have before/elsewhere).

On 40 Female Horror Protagonists, Ranked by Lesbianism:

The ET Phone Homo Award to Stef and Serena:

Lily, when you finally do watch Alien (1979), let’s talk about how Ripley and Dallas (the guy played by Tom Skerritt) are both big homos in the movie.

On Tawny Cypress Shared Her Coming Out Story, and It Involves Melanie Lynskey:

The Heavenly Roots Award to jetlag:

Holy sh*t! I could not figure out why i am so inherently attracted to melanie lynskey in yellow jackets and other shows.. But the root is obsessing over Heavenly Creatures as a youth! Thank you for the reminder tawny cyprus.

On Black Girls Are Always at the Center of Horror:

The Speechless Award to

This is the kind of piece that you have to comment on but you don’t know what to say because you’re speechless. Thank you.

On 25 of the Silliest, Spookiest Plotlines From “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Ranked by Absurdity:

The It’s a Meat Process Award to Clara:

Doublemeat Palace is one of the funniest things to me. They predicted Impossible Burger, but assumed such a thing would be scandalous? 20 years ago sure was a different time.

And on Bud Light Is the Dykiest Domestic Lager — Change My Mind:

The Your Aunt Sounds Cool Award to Kerri:

For me with Bud Light it’s more like, “When I’m painting my [also queer] aunt’s garage with her and it’s hot and the only beer she has is Bud Light, will I drink it vs not having a beer at all?” And if the option was Coors, then absolutely not. (I cackled aloud at your description of it, Kayla. “beer that has been spilled onto a carpet and then put back into the bottle” = spot on.) If I’m going to suffer a domestic lager, Bud Light is the one I will suffer (I mean, one of my favorite jokes is “How is Bud Light [or Miller Lite, insert domestic lager of your choosing] like having sex in a canoe? It’s fucking near water.”) Which is not to judge anyone else’s preferences – we all like what we like – but for me, I’d rather have a plain seltzer water to get my bubbles than drink most any of the beers in the mass-produced domestic lager category.


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Darcy, a.k.a. Queer Girl, is your number one fan. She's a fat feminist from California who doodles hearts in the corners of her Gay Agenda. They're living through a pandemic, they're on Twitter, and they think you should drink more water! She also wants to make you laugh.

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7 Comments

  1. My aunt IS so cool. You absolutely nailed it.

    And so are her friends. They had an arcade basketball game on their front porch when I was a kid, and they all took me to a Connecticut Blizzard game when I was but a baby gay.

    THE CONNECTICUT BLIZZARD.

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