The Comment Awards Just Wants Clean Towels

Our cat, Ceasar, has discovered how fun it is to grab toilet paper in his mouth and then run through the house with his thirty-foot long TP cape. He has also discovered how to pull towels down from hooks with one swat of a paw. I tried to thwart him by using a binder clip to secure the towel to the hook. He only saw this as an intriguing challenge — one that he overcame, nearly destroying the towel in the process.

Other things that were intriguing this week:

Brittani Nichols wrote a movie and she stars in it, and so does Jaskia Nicole, AND Robin Romer shot it AND Carly Usdin directs the whole thing. It also involves kale. Basically this is the gayest movie ever made.

Trans Visibility Day was this week. Gabrielle jumped out of a freaking plane TWICE, Luna loves herself, Jen Richards talks North Carolina and Devan is surer and surer. Also Mey performed The Vagina Monologues. (Microsoft Word, your patriarchy is showing. When I misspelled “vagina” the corrections it offered me were “Virginia” and “virginal”).

Tegan and Sara’s cats are notably more docile than Ceasar.

Isabel Googled some things for you. It was eye-opening.

Riese found out why we aren’t having sex. Not you and me “we,” but you know what I mean.

Erin reimagined the boy/girl bands of our youth.

Also Kristen Stewart! And Comments!

On Kristen Stewart And Soko: A Romance For The Ages:

The Just Gals Paling Award to The619:


The Flannel Shirt Award to AnnaGram:


On Let Me Google That For You, Pt. 1:

The Children’s Lit Award to Jenny:


The Home Sweet Homo Award to Jeanzi:


On If Lesbian/Bi Celebrities Were 90s Boy/Girl Bands:

The Hangin’ Tough Award to Krisdoesstuff:


The Boi Bands Award to slowlybecoming:


On Also.Also.Also: Cameron Esposito Talks to Samantha Bee and Other Stories for Your Monday:

The Once More With Feeling Award to Blackmar:


On The Cast of “Orange Is the New Black” Performs “Pinot Noir” This Sunday Funday:

The Ceasar’s Choice Award to Kaly:


On Autostraddle’s Ultimate Infographic Guide to Dead Lesbian Characters on TV:

The On Brand Award to Sally:



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    • She deserves as special crown like one of them paper crowns from BK or a sparkly tiara with faux jewels in her favourite colours.

  1. I can’t believe I just won an award because of Amelia Bedelia, my favorite kid’s books ever. Oh man, if I could go back and talk to my younger self… well it probably wouldn’t be about that. But still, this makes me happy.

  2. omg its my first time in the comment awards and I gotta say, it kinda feels like rainbows and unicorns! <3

  3. Thank you everyone. It has made me happy to see that people enjoyed the ridiculous infographic although I guess ultimately we should be thanking the legion of L&D obsessives with poor reading skills that are its raison d’être

  4. I love you all so much for giving me a comment award this week. Autostraddle is the damn best.

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