The Comment Awards Are Smooching Stephanie Beatriz on Primetime

Hello, my friends, my pals, lights of my life! Did you see this yet? (Spoilers for Brooklyn 99). I haven’t actually seen the episode yet, I’m saving it for tonight, but it isn’t every night a show on NBC starts to look like the writers have been reading No Filter, and I AM VERY, VERY HERE FOR IT. Cameron Esposito was the first entertainer I ever saw go into a straight space and queer it, to the point where the white straight cis dude patrons looked more and more uncomfortable and I could just feel the space I had to breathe expanding. It was a profound experience, especially for someone who was newly out at the time, and I’m just so thrilled to see Cameron guest starring on a primetime network show!

This week, Reneice made baked brie. Omg.

Mackenzie wrote about the power and heart of Queer Eye‘s Black Girl Magic episode.

Rachel wants you to ask a real person whom you’ve met before on a date IN REAL LIFE and I am not okay.

I did not know this was happening and now I’m super excited! Ellen Page and Lauren Morelli’s “Tales of the City” Is Maybe the Gay Reboot We Actually Need in 2019.

In No Filter, Lena Waithe is still dreamy AF, and Kehlani is still pregnant.

Gentleman Jack is on its way, and you’re not ready.

Meg’s got our queer tarotscopes, and I am not prepared to talk about how much she just needs to @ me next time!

And then there were your comments!

On FRIDAY OPEN THREAD: I Need Help, Tell Me All About Your Skin Care Routine!

The Maybe She’s Born With It Award to Denise:

Denise: My detailed skincare routine: 1. [is blank] 2. [is blank] 3. [is blank] / Vanessa: HAHAHAAH MY PEOPLE HAVE FOUND THIS THREAD / Angiles: Comment Award!

On Queer Eye’s “Black Girl Magic” Is the Blackest, Gayest, Most Moving TV Episode of 2019:

The Cam…Per…JESS Doo Doo Do Do Do Doo Award to CJ:

THIS EPISODE IS SO MUCH. Also- y’all. She keeps saying she hasn’t found her people yet. Campership or nah?

On “Supergirl” Episode 415 Recap: A Family Affair:

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Suit Award to deleted_account:

Lesbian culture is knowing that we own Lena in a suit to Cate Blanchett’s Lou Miller from “Ocean’s 8” and thinking Carol Aird was right when she wrote: there are no accidents and Katie would find it sooner or later, everything comes full circle, be grateful it was sooner rather than later. Yeah, I’m forever grateful, Cate Blanchett, Queen of the Gays.

On No Tinder, No Problem: The Ancient Art of Asking Someone on a Gay Date IRL:

The Helping Hands Award to Ashley and Ish:

Ashley: I read “a lesbian poetry workshop” as “a lesbian pottery workshop” and was like sign me up! / Ish: Someone should make this happen. Clay! Hands! So many hands!

On For Your Consideration: Chaos Journaling:

The Journo-Anarchist Award to Yvonne S. Marquez:

I feel seen. I’m also a journal anarchist. I can’t stand lines in notebooks anymore. I want to write a whole ass slanted paragraph in the middle of the blank page and then write my grocery list in the corner and then also jot down a reminder for my therapy appointment in the other corner.

On No Filter: Imagine Yourself on This Date with Lena Waithe:

The Real World: No Filter Award to Ava:

As I was reading through these I was mentally cataloging all the thirsty gay comments I was going to make, then I got to Stephanie’s post about Rita and now I can’t breathe. Oh, my heart.

And on The Lazy Jewish Queer’s Guide to Rainbow Hamantaschen for Purim:

The Cat in the Hat Award to Iarran mé:

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  1. That skincare routine tho!! 😅 I feel way seen. For a good part of my high school/early college years, I would just dip a cotton ball in rubbing alcohol and swipe it across my face to “clean” my skin. I thought the stinging sensation was a good sign Lol like “ah yes my pores are burning from being detoxified!”

  2. What fantastic comments! Awards all round well done.

    Also, I’m gonna go classic and ask a food question. Why does ice cream taste so much better you’ve swirled it around your bowl with a spoon? It’s literally the same ice cream. Thoughts?

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