The Comment Awards Battens Down the Hatches

Hello Stormchasers!

Hurricane Hermine is headed our way and no one — not the governor, the local news channels, the radio folks — no one seems to agree on just how to pronounce “Hermine.” A surprising number of people seem to think this storm is a character from Harry Potter.

But everyone, the governor included, agrees that Autostraddle dot com blew us all away this week.

You say potato, Carrie says pota-no. I’m totes on Team Tater.

Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher are funny lesbians on a funny show about funny lesbians.

Life’s not all fun and card games — except when it is.

Abby, world famous Dad and Riese’s fiancée, is an aspiring scholar and model with some pretty sweet looks for back-to-school time. Didn’t think leggings could be butch? Think again.

Also Queer Horoscopes! And Comments!

On Foolish Child #4: The Straight Parents’ Guide To Explaining Gay Things To Children:

The ME-OW Award to Joanna and queer girl:


On No Filter: Hey Samira Wiley, Where’d You Get That Shirt?:

The Doubling Your Chances Samira Wiley Sees This Award to M:


On A Lesbian Etiquette Guide to Stealing Rural Farms:

The Babeland Ranch Award to Brit:


The Just Desserts Award to Harper Hopkins:


The 3.14159 Award to Al:


On I Promise You’re On the Right Side of History: 23 Things to Eat if You Do Like Potatoes:

The Spuds Mackenzie Award to Kay:


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  1. I mean, nineties tv had me believing that lesbian sex was either brushing one another’s hair, or casting spells together – so it’s not that far fetched to believe it’s holding cats together and saying ‘I am pleased’ ;-)

  2. Samira Wiley never got back to me about Thursday, but I did set a screenshot of this comment award as my Tinder photo so LET’S WAIT FOR THE DATES TO ROLL IN

  3. After having “lesbian sex” with my wife, she held the cats protectively, looked at me with concern and said, “You’re weird. I love you.”

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