The Comment Awards Are Sitting in a Lesbian Sports Bar

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Hello, loves! I’ve spent the last week with a gaggle of young cousins I hadn’t seen since before the pandemic, and oh BOY, can kids ask questions! My favorite question was when the 11 year-old asked me what my dream boyfriend was like, and I told her I didn’t have one, but I might have a dream girlfriend. Without skipping a beat, she asked me what my dream girlfriend was like. The kids! They’re all right!

This week, Vallie wrote about the refuge of The Owl House.

Important: Let’s Hear It for the Disaster Bisexuals.

Julie knows which video game you need to play.

Some of us made moodboards for our They/Them Summer (this was SO fun)!

Ashni reviewed Queerly Beloved, a love letter to Tulsa and to chosen family.

Cam knows how to have great sex after a genital herpes diagnosis.

Carmen showed up on Wait, Is This a Date? to talk about boundaries!

Announcements, announcements, announce-ments: There is now an A+ Book Club!

And Brittney Griner pleaded guilty in Russia. Bring her HOME.

Then there were your comments!

On The Gayest Stories of the 2022 WNBA Season (So Far):

The Sports Bar Award to LGBT-Rex:

God this whole conversation was PERFECT. I love the W, love you two, and love talking queer women’s sports. this made me feel like we were sitting together in a lesbian sports bar having it all out

And the Baller, Granddaughter Award to A. Jay:

I’m taking my baller granddaughter to see the Mystics’ last game in August and since I am only a sporadic follower of sports this helps me know who to watch! I was at the first Sacramento Monarchs game, and several after, so technically I remember the WNBA before Sue Bird. (I still have my souvenir ticket!) Mostly I remember the don’t ask, don’t tell vibe. So glad the WNBA has embraced Pride and the players can be out.

On Self-Publishing Taught Me To Rethink Success:

The Take My Money Dot Gif Award to Lyra:

Queer magical Regency is everything I ever wanted! Shut-up-and-take-my-money.gif!!!

On “The Owl House” Is a Place For All Us Queer Weirdos to Stick Together:

The Season Finale Award to Am I Ginger:

Congratulations on your first article, Vallie! Owl House is doing the Titan’s work by introducing children to the tropes of queer fandom, such as the emotional napalm known as a “season finale”.

On Let’s Hear It for the Disaster Bisexuals:

The That Explains A Few Things Award to The D is for Disaster:

Well this is a new way to refer to my (diagnosed) ADHD…

On Here Are Our They/Them Summer Mood Boards:

The Perfect Pitch Award to Lena and Leah:

Can we get mood boards every season, this is lovely

And on That Time I Binged “Freaks and Geeks” While My Stalker Ex Held Me Captive:

The Not Alone Award to Reb:

Nicole this is harrowing, I couldn’t stop it once I had started. Thank you for sharing this – I couldn’t help but think while I read it how badly I wished that the “you” in this could have read something like this to know that she wasn’t alone or the only person this had ever happened to. I hope someone finds this if they need it and it helps to change their own story.

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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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