The Comment Awards Enjoys Popping Bubble Wrap

Hey-o! I’m moving across the country in one week! Our cats are freaking out! I’m 100% NOT freaking out. Not.One.Bit. Really the only thing I have in life to distract me from this sea of cardboard boxes, packing tape and bubble wrap is Autostraddle dot com. And this week it did NOT disappoint.

Kristen Stewart has a girlfriend. Not a gal pal. Not a companion. A GIRLFRIEND!

Speaking of girlfriends, check out Kayla’s analysis of love letters between Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Freaking Roosevelt.

Speaking of badass First Ladies, Michelle Obama spoke at the DNC this week.

Cecelia breaks down what your astrological sign plus your fashion.

Carmen had a birthday in which she has her cake and eats it too.

Ali knows what you should wear on Pokémon hunts.

Also MORE Haikus! And Comments!

On BREAKING: At Last, Kristen Stewart Calls Alicia Cargile Her “Girlfriend” In a Major Magazine, Which Is Like “Gal Pal” But Different:

The Breaking Dawn Award to thatottergirl:


On 2016 Democratic National Convention, Night One: Michelle Obama Transcends Humanity:

The Those Arms! Award to Weez:


On Drawn to Comics: Getting Hyped For “Captain Marvel” and “Wonder Woman”:

The People’s Choice Award to Cazz:

On The 10 Gayest/Feminist-est Things That Happened at San Diego Comic-Con This Year:

The Gay Agenda Award to queer girl:


On Look, All The Women In “Ghostbusters” Are Gay — Deal With It:

The Hashtag Award to Hattie:


The What Carmen SanDiego Said Award to holty’s wife:


On Kate McKinnon’s 10 Gayest ‘Ghostbusters’ Gay Moments of Gay:

The Best Life Choice Award to Paloma:


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  1. Thank you! This was probably the most productive thing I did this week, so I’m grateful it was appreciated.

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