The Comment Awards Are Seducing You with Tab


Hi muffins! Today in my corner of California there are rain clouds in the sky and the temperature has dipped below 90 for the first time this entire smoke-choked summer, and I’m into it. (I may have sung Christmas carols in my car this morning). Is it Fall yet, please?

This week, Molly wrote this really beautiful thing about drinking (or, not drinking).

The Bold Type had its season finale, which Kayla recapped! Don’t tell me what happens, I’m watching it later tonight.

Erin watched Bloomington, and saved us all the trouble.

The Queer in the Stacks Gallery is here! You’re all perfect and amazing, and so are your books!

Heather, my hero, wrote a profile of Jenny Owen Youngs and Kristin Russo, my other heroes. THERE ARE STILL SO MANY GOOD PEOPLE IN THE WORLD, FRIENDS.

And then there were your comments!

On Also.Also.Also: Queers in Power Suits and Other Stories for Your Week:

The Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Award to Kristana:

Queers in power suits, and I immediately thought of this: (Mecha)

On The Earth Is Not Doomed: A Weekend With Kristin Russo and Jenny Owen Youngs:

The Everything, Everything Award to Alice and Ariel:


And the PATROL CAT READS AUTOSTRADDLE Award to, well, Patrol Cat:

they have my vote.

On AM/PM: Tender Tomboy on a Bike:

The Happy Working Song Award to Chandra:

Every little lamb wants pets, food, fresh water, and to be told how beautiful/handsome/perfect they are, preferably in the form of a song. While bluebirds land on your shoulders and butterflies gently swirl in the breeze. I commented once before that Heather Hogan could write a grocery list and make it poignant and inspiring, and this post is proof that that is literally true.

And the Dumbledore’s Army Award to Claudia Donovan:

It has not been an easy year and waking up to

On I Watched Lesbian Classic “Bloomington” and Hoooo Boy This Is a Lot:

The Count Tabula Award to Caitlin:

My freshman year of college I had a visiting professor that everyone theorized was a lesbian vampire. But instead of blood she drank TAB cola, which she made us all try after we questioned this bizarre life choice.

The Cold, Hard Facts Award to Rous Rose:

I watched most of the films you’re reviewing – including this one – as a queer-content-hungry fourteen-year-old, believing every one of them to be a true masterpiece and feeling utterly grateful for my being alive at the same time as this Art existed in the world. Having recently turned the ripe age of 20, I feel like it is time for me to shed my comfortable but deceptive blanket of teenage naiveté and face the cold, hard truth – one Erin review at a time.

The Corn With a Y Award to Katy with a “y”:

I had a friend once describe this movie as “a sexual harassment lawsuit with the cinematography of a Hallmark commercial

And on Also.Also.Also: This Headline Is Trying to Avoid Apocalyptic Hyperbole But Damn, and Other Stories:

The Calm In The Storm Award to Allison:

Here to say that the world is going to shit and everything is fucking scary, but I met my girl for lunch today, had a delicious burger, and then she came back to my place for a bit before she had to go back to the office  Best. Lunch. Ever.

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  1. Count Tabula and The Corn With a Y Award to Katy with a “y” awards made me snort out loud.
    Good job QG!

      • You just know that when they were growing up all Tabula and Chocula heard was “why can’t you be more like your cousin Dracula? He’s world famous”

  2. Well, the best lunch ever just got even BETTER with the added bonus of a comment award! Thanks Queer Girl!

  3. I’m now trying to figure out a tomboy version of Snow White I could put together.

    A navy blue short sleeved shirt with a white collar layered over a long sleeved baby blue t-shirt with red stripes, khaki pants and a red baseball cap?
    Tomboy Disney Princess Causal Dressy?

    We the readers are the 7 dwarves I think.

    Maybe I need a nap…

  4. Does anyone remember the disagreement between Steve and Brian on The Sarah Silverman program about whether to drink Tab?

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