The Comment Awards Are Tender And Exploratory

Hi there, buttercups! Working from home more has allowed me some really amazing moments with my dog Cyrus, but yesterday was one of the best: late in the evening, he collapsed dramatically onto his toy, opened his mouth to pick it up, ended that in a yawn, IMMEDIATELY closed his eyes, then woke up and tossed it in the air and caught it. Ta-dah! Let’s all be fancy like Cyrus this weekend.

This week, Taylor Schilling came out, helping to prove my totally scientific and absolutely verifiable theory that every woman to share space with Samira Wiley will eventually realize that they are queer. I mean!

The last installment of Principles of Pride was so! Good! Meet trans elder Ceyenne Doroshow.

M wrote about her very first Pride, and about building the future while mourning a lost past.

Wynonna Earp is coming back!

Janelle Monáe in No Filter. That is all.

Were you at Rise Up to Get Down on Sunday? The benefit show raised $2k for queer futures, and A+ members can watch it again here!

And then there were your comments!


On Sunday Funday Is Lizzo’s Soulmate and So Can You:

The C Me Award to Morgan le Gay:

Just wanted to say thank you for the extra fine links! As an enby and comedy lover I really appreciated the NYT article about nonbinary standups. I feel seen in a really specific way that I didn’t know I needed <3

On Pop Culture Fix: Clea DuVall and Kristen Stewart’s Christmas Rom-Com “Happiest Season” Drops Its First Promo Pic:

The What Do You Bench Award to Kristana and msanon:

If that Christmas movie doesn’t have a scene where Mackezie Davis is bench pressing Kristen Stewart, then apparently “Terminator: Dark Fate” was all for nothing.

On BREAKING: Actress Taylor Schilling Has An Actual Confirmed Girlfriend, Happy Pride To Us All:

The Tender and Exploratory Award to hihello and Stef:

good for them, and also good for me because i just got to read a story featuring two phrases that delighted me: 1. “a mystery artist who lives in Gowanus” 2. “‘tender [and] exploratory,’ which is gay” i live the second point and now kind of aspire a little bit to the first just based on the thought that sometime, somewhere, in a reality that probably isn’t this one, i might enjoy being described in this manner

On No Filter: Janelle Monáe Does High Art and Cara Delevingne Does Some Other Kind of Art I Think:

The Inquiring Minds Award to Hana:

how many people are in bed with Janelle Monae!!

On You Raised $2K for Women for Political Change at Rise Up Get Down — A+ Members Can Watch the Replay!

The Cherry On Top Award to Sophia:

There was some inspiring flirting and surprise backup dancing as well! It was all around lots of fun!

On What’s Gay and New and Streaming On Netflix, Amazon and Hulu in July 2020?

The Tough Job Award to Caitlin:

i will nobly binge all of BSC on my day off and report back on whomst precisely is queer

And on My Top 10 Favorite Lesbian Movies: Heather Hogan, the Tender Butch Who Wants a Happy Ending:

The Second Base (Is Sobbing) Award to Kira:

one time this person i had just started seeing brought me to see hearts beat loud. i had no clue what it would be about, specifically that it would be both a) an incredibly sweet gay love story about someone in a very similar time of life that i was in at the time and b) about a somewhat gruff-by-default Nick Offerman showing tenderness and love for his daughter. I absolutely sobbed. I think that was a little disorienting for a second date.


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8 Comments

  1. good news folks i have completed the pilot and if kristin amanda thomas (which is apparently her name in this canon) isn’t queer i will eat my hat

    homegirl didn’t make it a minute in before she was going off about how sexist thomas jefferson is for saying ‘men’ were created equal instead of ‘people.’

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