The Comment Awards Are Watching Scary Movies With Our Butch Friend Erica

Hello, muffins and scones! I’m so happy that we’re here together! Hey, it’s been a long, hard week – do you need a photo of my senior doggo, Cyrus, getting all cozy in our weighted blanket? I think you do!

This week, Kayla annotated the letter she wrote to her parents asking for a puppy, and I have never read anything so perfect in my life.

Meg wrote about purity culture, bisexuality, and finding a God that made sense to her.

Sally curated some lesbian sci-fi book covers from the 80s and 90s, JUST FOR US.

It’s spooky season, and danijanae’s got some low-key horror movies to watch with your sensitive butch date.

Heather wrote about D&D, because of course she did.

A.E.’s got some feelings about Janet, our favorite not-a-girl from The Good Place. 

Vanessa wants you to fuck your friends, but only if you want to! (I do not want to, and I STILL loved the clear communication and healthy boundaries she writes about here.)

And then there were your comments!

On “Batwoman” Boldly Goes Where Few TV Shows Have Gone Before — Into a Gay Lady Love Triangle!:

The Heart’s A-Blazer Award to Meg:

kate’s blazer / lace top / earring combo fully murdered me, and then the donning of the suit brought me back to life. i love this show and am SO GLAD to have your brilliant recaps to read after each episode.

On Attempting to Excavate British Queer History:

The Badger of Honor Award to Northern-Barbarian:

This is great! In 1967 the same Lord (can’t remember his name, sorry) who sponsored the bill to de-criminalize gay male sex also sponsored a bill to protect badgers. This inspired the wonderful slogan “Don’t bugger the badgers and don’t badger the buggers!” Perhaps you can revive this.

On 10 Low-Key Horror Movies to Watch With Your Sensitive Butch Date:

The Stranger Than Fiction Award to Silence L’Roman:

Literally the only time I watch scary movies is when my butch friend Erika watches them with me and promises to keep me safe, so I am feeling very seen by this good good article.

The Untitled D&D Game Award to Christina and Snow:

Christina: You rang the cursed bell? Sounds like the half-elf is taking inspiration from the Untitled Goose, and I love it. / Snow: Be gay, bang a gong, get it on

On What We Love and Hate About Dating Geminis:

The Double-Entry Award to Morgan Le Gay:

Proud Gemini here. We invented parties and the double-ended dildo so keep sipping that Hatorade

On Our Luggage: A Non-Binary Ode to The Good Place’s Janet:

The As-Is Award to Bunny Brown and A.E.:

What has one thumb and loves this article? This not-lady! Fun fact: Janet is me, and my entire life story can be summed up in the episode where she malfunctions because she can’t reconcile her people-pleasing nature with her heartbreak and jealousy over Jason and Tahani’s relationship, leading to the cheerful announcement “Hi guys. I’m broken!”

On 6 Easy Steps for Fucking Your Friends Without Fucking Up the Friendship:

The Back to Back Award to Anon and Chandra:

“I take great comfort in knowing that a friend has my back and will throw me on it.” Please give an Embedded Comment Award to whoever said this

And on Also.Also.Also: Make Cute Halloween Costumes in Plus Sizes, You Cowards:

The Gnarly Award to Michelle:

oh man I’ve got so many feelings about the lesbian sea turtle utopia

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