The Comment Awards Are Trying to Tell Us Something

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Hi there, fireflies! Is it sweater season yet where you live? How I long for sweater season!

This week, Kayla’s got the camp shirts and trousers to help us dress like my two dads, A League of Their Own’s Jess and Lupe.

Need to float a bit past reality? Lily has a playlist for that!

Nico would like to welcome you to the A+ Discount Marketplace. What! A! Perk!

You poor, unfortunate souls! Em knows which queer-coded Disney villain you are.

Niko brought us an ode to the high-waisted skinny jean.

Carmen Maria Machado stopped by with an exclusive excerpt from upcoming horror anthology It Came From the Closet!

For You Need Help, I wrote about an unfortunate truth: if you want to date, you’re probably going to have to ask some people out.

Sai wrote about the indelible cultural legacy of Christina Aguilera’s Dirrty video.

Meg would like to cordially invite you…to rest.

And then there were your comments!

On 15 of the Most Chaotically Bisexual Things I Did as a Bisexual 15-Year-Old:

The Game of Passwords Award to Hannah:

When I was 11 I made my computer password bisexual… cue to my mom needing it for something, me telling her red faced that my password was bisexual, followed by a long pause… after which she asked me if I was bi, which I vehemtly denied, and she said “Good I don’t think you are either.

On Introducing the A+ Discount Marketplace!

The Perky! Award to Courtney and Sage:

I really like this idea! Out of all the memberships I’ve ever had for websites/podcasts/etc., A+ is by far the best at continually evolving with fun new perks. The cost of a membership was worth it to me back when I first subscribed, but even more so now. Thank you Nico!

On Things Change, but High Waisted Skinny Jeans Are Forever:

The Long Bitch Award to Mary:

I am wearing Levi’s high-waisted black skinny jeans AS WE SPEAK. They are the ultimate long bitch fashion statement. Loved this whole article and the pictures!

On 7 Pressing Questions I Have for Myself After Moving:

The Glove Lunch Award to Theodora:

I knew you owned a lot of gloves from instagram but I totally assumed it was a Hill House thing?? Were you the original Glove Gay?

And the Phantom of the Bruising Award to bloodmadeofcoffee:

Also just moved and can confirm that the leg bruises just…appear? Out of nowhere?

On Hulu’s “Reboot” Is the Most Hilarious Lesbian Chaos I’ve Ever Seen:

The Greer Hive Award to Dkc2017:

Yessssss. Judy Greer. A dumpster fire in the best possible way and with Judy Greer (Trixie, for those in the know). Did I mention Judy Greer?

On This Bluetooth Receiver Changed My Life, Now I Can Silence the Sports Men in My Home:

The Layers Award to Mary:

This is a great review! Not a product I need since I live by myself, but the magic of Autostraddle is how much I truly enjoy reading reviews of products I don’t need or recaps of TV shows I’m probably never gonna watch, because it’s never JUST a review or a recap.

And on How to Rest:

The Breathe Into It Award to A:

My shoulders dropped just reading this. Thanks for acknowledging the myriad ways it can be hard for us to find/make this time!

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Darcy, a.k.a. Queer Girl, is your number one fan. They're a fat feminist from California who doodles hearts in the corners of their Gay Agenda. They're living through a pandemic, they're on Twitter, and they think you should drink more water! They also wanna make you laugh.

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