The Comment Awards Are Shimmering in the Sun

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Hi there peaches! Has anyone else had the Tiktok fish song stuck in their head for a full week now? Just me? CAN’T BELIEVE I CAUGHT ONE.

This week, if you plan a murder mystery party, KKU knows what kind of Wife Guy you are!

I really, really love when Dani Janae writes about music and life.

Abeni reviewed Any Other City, the sexy new novel from Hazel Jane Plante. My TBR list is growing!!!!!

Drew helped out a reader whose partner can’t (or won’t) say “I love you.” 

A.Tony will watch anything where survivors make their own justice, and SO WILL I.

Ashni is here to teach us about wine!

Because it’s never too late to celebrate 420, choose your home decor and Anya will tell you what movie you should watch while stoned!

Roku’s new show Slip is here, and Shelli Nicole is happy to report that it gets very, very gay!

And then there were your comments.

On Thank You, Ex: For the Baseball Jersey I Wore Constantly as a Baby Gay:

The Like, So Gay Dude Rites of Passage Award to BB gay:

Omg the k-stew photo at the hair salon

On Ranking The National Songs by How Much I’ve Cried to Them:

The Inspiration Award to onetobeamup:

this was such a beautiful piece. I haven’t listened to The National very much, although I love their sound, but this piece inspired me to journal about how my own favorite musician (Florence and the Machine) has made music that’s been there for me in the hardest times, and I’m finding it very therapeutic to write. Thank you again for sharing this

On Guessing Game: Poem Form Preferred By Serial Killers:

The AI Could Never Award to Cameron:

English lit degree finally comes in

On You Need Help: My Partner Won’t Say “I Love You”:

The Olive Juice Award to ruralqueerfolkie:

This is lovely advice. I’ll add my own experience: After a few months of dating my partner, I started feeling like I wanted to say “I love you,

On 25 Lines of Poetry I Think About Once a Day:

The Bonus Verse Award to Dani:

OMG this might be my favourite Autostraddle post ever! I read the first two poems and then realised that THIS NEEDS more time so I’ll probably return and engage with the lines in context. The second line you quoted for #6 really struck as a line heavy with meaning. It hit like a KO and reminded me of this line in Sam Sax’s poem ‘On Alcohol’ where he says… “my grandfather died with a bottle in one hand/& flowers in the other./ he called his drink his medicine/ he called his woman/ she locked the door”. Here are some of my other fav lines from queer poems/poets… – “my swishiness is hebraic / is inherited / it’s semantic / no matter what was sacrificed

On Pop Culture Fix: Halle Berry and Angelina Jolie to Face Off in “Maude v Maude”:

The Spy vs. Spy Award to Serena:

If I wrote an “I’ll watch anything that…

On Quiz: Choose Your Home Decor and I’ll Tell You What Movie You Should Watch While Stoned Tonight!

The Ogres Are Like Onions (Are Like Queers) Award to Pallas:

I love the complete and utter chaos expressed by “a bowl of onions

And finally, revisiting 25 Lines of Poetry I Think About Once a Day:

The Participation Trophy Award to John the Strait, because he made me laugh (this is an extra award and has not taken up space from you beautiful queers):

This site is refreshing. And I’m strait!

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  1. I think the song is so popular because it’s just so fun and silly. The lyrics are simple, but they’re effective, and the melody is really catchy. It’s also a song that people of all ages can enjoy, so it’s no wonder it’s gone viral.


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