The Comment Awards Wanna Be Where the People Are

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Hi there, friend! You know when days are good for no particular reason? It’s summery here (sorry, East Coasters), A-Camp is less than a month away, and I’ve made the decision to never, ever taste Cola flavored La Croix! Things are lookin’ up.

Speaking of camp, this Campership comes with airfare, it’s from one of my very favorite organizations, and the deadline is tonight at 11:59 PM PST! You know that little voice inside you that’s telling you to go for it? GO FOR IT!

This week, Reneice baked a double chocolate banana bread so decadent and perfect looking that I have craved it every night since I first laid eyes on it.

Rachel answered a complex question with so much insight and grace, it knocked my socks off: what do you do when you find yourself falling for a man?

Queer crosswords: You know you want ’em. (I’ve got my set already and omg, they are BRILLIANT.)

Valerie Anne wrote about Legends of Tomorrow, and how it’s become one of the best queer shows on TV! I’d better start watching.

THIS IS AN L-WORD STYLE CHART OF SUFFRAGETTES WHO SLEPT TOGETHER. It is also so much more. Well done, Sister Sally.

And then there were your comments!


On FRIDAY OPEN THREAD: What Cartoon Turned You Gay?

The Dinglehoppered Award to Mikayla, Mey and Diana:

Oh my god, so many. Sailor Jupiter, obvs, and Anastasia, and Tzipporah from Prince of Egypt, and Esmeralda, and Kida from Atlantis, and Katara, and also this specific bit of The Little Mermaid: [gif of the Little Mermaid looking sexi AF on land]. DISNEY HAS A LOT TO ANSWER FOR.

Mey: That part turned me trans. / Diana: Seriously Mey, is there any trans girls who aren’t like totally obsessed with the little mermaid, She gave up her singing voice to be the real her! As someone who loved Karaoke before transition that one really touches me!

On Boob(s On Your) Tube: Jane the Virgin’s Petra and JR Are Just So Damn In Love:

The Melts In Your Mouth Award to Rous Rose:

Just in case anyone missed one of the MOST IMPORTANT moments in TV history: Thank you for the JtV recap, Heather! I agree with everything you’ve written. It’s completely irresponsible and downright dangerous to get invested in Petramos, but let’s be honest here: I’ve been a hopeless case from the moment Rosario Dawson walked on screen.

On Baopu #45: Body Issue:

The True Beauty Award to Carmen SanDiego:

It’s a beautiful thing to be proud of something that has been used in attempts to shame you

On You Need Help: You’re Gay but Oh No You’re Falling for a Man, What the F*ck:

The You Are Queer Award to Dani Z:

Hi poster, I love you. Every 6 months or so I go through my “bisexual angst” where I wonder if I can survive having my big love be with a straight cisdude because I love women and my queerness so much. All of that is still pending, but I’m coming to terms with the fact that: If you are queer, YOUR RELATIONSHIPS ARE QUEER, no matter what they look like or how they are configured. Everything I learned and valued in queer relationships, all the stuff that made them hot and valuable and challenging (all the stuff Rachel said) I bring with me, and my relationship is substantively different because of it. The sex we have, and how we decide to have it, and how we make decisions and how we process our feelings and how we decide roles – we build that from the ground up and it’s queer as fuck. You aren’t queer in spite of your partner. Rachel, beautiful advice. Thank you <3

On No Filter: And Now, Watch Hayley Kiyoko Turn a Straight Girl With Lesbian Eye Contact:

The Next Camp, Please Award to Tricia:

I’m going to need a “Kiyoko Swag 101” seminar immediately – I think there is much I could learn from her.

And the PYA (Public Yucca Announcement) Award to Aliya:

1.) Wow I’m gay 2.) Pls don’t climb Joshua Trees they have a very shallow and fibrous root system and can fall over if they’re in drought conditions! This is because they’re not a tree but a tree-like growth form of a yucca-like plant, which is more like a grass. #themoreyouknow 3.) She cute tho

On Also.Also.Also: Bend It Like Beckham (Still), Queer Kids in 4-H and Other Stories for Your Week:

The Best Place Award to Kristana:

I’m just going through Jameela Jamil’s instagram and twitter feeds, and I’m finding so much stuff. [Meme of man sitting at table with sign asking you to convince him of things. Text reads "Tahani Al-Jamil is a lesbian; change my mind.] Jameela Jamil had posted the image to her instagram.

And on British Suffragette History: Come for the Democracy, Stay for the Lesbian Drama:

The Heather's cat, looking excited about chicken Award to Heather Hogan:

Sally, this is the most perfect thing on the internet.


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16 Comments

  1. QG your awards and titles are perfect as ever! I definitely detect a more emotional selection here than usual, is this 420-induced or just joy at the start of spring?

    Also, changing my name to Sister Sally forever.

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