The Comment Awards Believe In Love and Claws

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This week, well, please read this perfection immediately.

Vote today in Autostraddle’s Third Annual Gay Emmys!

Niecy Nash got married! Everyone is gayyyyyy!

For You Need Help, Kayla answered the age-old question: what do you do when you and your partner have very different sex drives?

Valerie Anne reviewed season 2 of Trinkets, a teen show featuring so many things we love to see, including a song by Mal Blum AND a lil baby Amber Benson-looking love interest for Elodie!

Carmen wrote about the power of watching Set It Off in this, the summer of 2020.

And finally, the team showed us their first date outfits! I only vaguely remember the concepts of both ‘dating’ and ‘outfits,’ but everyone looks so good!!

Then there were your comments.

On “To L and Back” L Word Podcast Episode 504: Let’s Get This Party Started With Shelli Nicole!

The Lover Cindi Award to…Dawn Denbow’s Lover Cindi:

Great episode! I love it almost as much as I love Dawn Denbow

On Vote Now In Autostraddle’s 3rd Annual Gay Emmys:

The Queernormative Award to BettyOnIt:

These are the only Emmys that matter! Also I’ve been watching all the queer shows recently thanks to all the recommendations that when I saw a man and a woman kissing in one it just seemed unnatural.


The Make It So Award to Natalie and msanon:

Natalie: Three seasons of watching Niecy Nash in those jumpsuits on Claws, I feel like I willed this into existence. Granted I would’ve preferred that she was marrying me but I suppose I’ve got to be more specific with my prayers next time. / ms.anon: you’ve moved it into the realm of possibility – celebrate your power. i can’t decide if i want to be Jessica Betts or date her. i mean, not date-date her, she’s married… but my goodness, i did not even know i had a thing for dapper ladies until now. I wonder if the marriage plot twist is the stealth part or the gay part …?

On “Wynonna Earp” Episode 406: Frog Day Afternoon:

The Ditto Award to Caitlin:

when they began to ditto propose i shrieked so hard the cat ran from the bed (much like poor calamity jane has apparently run from the show)

On What’s Gay and New and Streaming On Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and HBO Max in September 2020:

The Fruitopia Award to ha:

I watched the Utopia trailer because “sci-fi teen ensemble shows

On No Filter: Sixteen Simply Snatched Photos of Niecy Nash, You Are Welcome!

The Footprints Award to kay:

When my friend messaged me about the wedding I sCreAmed and added her to the “list of queer women who should step on me”.

And the Iconic Award to Tea and Vinyl:

This made my year. I’ve loved Niecy for years, and it made my little bi heart swell to see that a black icon is queer.

On Pop Culture Fix: Merry Christmas, Here’s Your First Look at Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis in Clea DuVall’s Holiday Rom-Com:

The Scarf It Down Award to vavavoom:

Why are they not wearing scarves ? It’s winter ! Why are people in American movies never wearing scarves in cold weather ? Is it a movie thing ? IS it an American thing ? Is it actually a world thing where no one wears scarves and I’m just obsessed with them because I’m a walking French stereotype ?

And on 7 Hot Queers and Their Go-To First Date Outfits:

The Nominated By Heather Hogan Herself Award to Kerri:

From now until forever, any time Shelli contributes to anything I will mentally add, “It’s so dope that I get to kiss all up on people’s daughters.

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  1. This is completely random and might not be the right place to say but I have Away on Netflix about astronauts going to Mars and doing a bunch of science shit in the sky and there seems to be a lesbian Chinese astronaut in the cast. I’ll report back to see if it’s true or if I’m just willing it into existence.

    Just wanted to share since no one else is talking about this show

  2. Thanks for the weekly recap QG. I seem to have missed some content – all I remember are the Niecy Nash photos!

    And I’m so, so happy to get the assist in the Make it So award. That was such a fun thread.

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