The Comment Awards Are Resting Uneasily on the Bisexual Pride Sofa

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And then there were your comments!

On Queen Latifah Honors Eboni, Her Love, and for a Moment Heals the Black Queer Kids BET Never Loved:

The Miles in Her Shoes Award to Cecily:

Carmen, this was well worth the wait. I am that 50-year-old Black woman (okay, 52) who has walked in Latifah’s shoes. I have been in love with and in awe of her for 30 years. I’ve played the “Dana, you ain’t fooling NOBODY so you might as well come on out!

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The Procrastination Nation Award to :) and Deli Twotone:

My Wednesdays have gotten significantly less productive since FYP teamed up with No Filter. But not less enjoyable.

On We Are All Just Out Here Trying to Cope With These LGBTQ Ikea Couches:

The Restraints Award to Bisexual Depressive Author, Virginia Woolf:

BRB, just off to sew up some under cushion restraints for the terrifying bisexual arms before they strangle me in my nightmares

The Side Effects Include Award to wambenger:

The bisexual couch just reminds me of that scene from Labyrinth when the “helping hands

And the Sit Here Award to Caroline:

As a bi poly person with a glove fetish, I just think the bi couch should be delivered directly to my home

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The Jo’s Bois Award to -Jo and speakpirate:

I feel like my fellow Jo/Joannas are really reppin’ here.

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The Ummmm Award to Caitlin:

kids say such random out of left field shit! once when I was getting my preschool class down for nap I had a kid whisper into my ear “can hold me like baby spider?

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The Meat Tagged Award to Riese, Vanessa and Chloe:

Lol Bette saying she is gonna die alone like she didn’t get meat tagged at the planet and isn’t everybody’s dream lover forever Also omg BETTE AND GIGI

And the Whole Mood Award to Rooty Poot and Carmen Phillips:

I have not logged on in a while but today during my 50th Zoom call that could’ve been an email, I felt compelled and was gifted with Gigi on my screen. Girls, when Gigi told Bette to “come here

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The Crying in Baseball Award to naanie:

I love all the people coming out even as I increasingly know who fewer and fewer of them are, sitting here like Tom Hanks as Jimmy Duggan – “Way to go whatever your name is!!!

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