Feature image via Tommy Dorfman on Instagram
We are going to keep it lean and mean tonight because I am exhausted. Love you!
Queer as in F*ck You
13 Reasons Why’s Tommy Dorfman Came Out as Trans. And as always, we love to see it!!
OH WHAT’S THAT YOU SAY?? THE FIRST NEW BRANDI CARLILE IN THREE FUCKING YEARS???
A Queer Fairy Godmother Revamps “Cinderella” for Our Time. “There is no tale of Cinderella without her Fairy Godmother.”
Value Judgments: on Trying to Develop a Different Relationship to Food by Roxane Gay for her newsletter, The Audacity (seriously, I’ve been thinking about this one for two days. It’s straight forward simplicity really masks how nuanced it is and how its gonna cut into the marrow of your bones)
Saw This, Thought of You
It’s a Dog’s Market. “Adopting used to be a good thing that good people could do. These days, you’re probably not good enough.” (OK I find “you’re probably not good enough” to be harsh, but this read fascinated me as an extreme allergy-haver who has recently been thinking about getting the shots to have a poodle. Finding an hypoallergenic dog who is also a rescue, because I do believe in the importance of rescuing — you would not believe how difficult it is!)
Should Vaccinated People Start Wearing Masks Again? I found this practical and useful without being alarmist, a difficult balance to pull off!
Not Vax Kids’ Summer by Aubrey Hirsch for Roxane Gay’s The Audacity (yes, this is our second Audacity link in today’s round up. Yes the newsletter is that good and you should sign up! Thank me later.)
Republicans Hate Voting Rights Because They Threaten White Power. You know this and I know this, but I won’t stop including links about it until the Democrats stop fucking around like cowards and voting rights in this country get protected.
And finally, some good news!
Louisiana House Sustains Veto of Anti-Trans Sports Ban Bill and Two Anti-Trans Laws Blocked by Federal Judges in Arkansas and West Virginia. In Arkansas, Miss Major was in the house! 💜
Miss Major!!! 💜 https://t.co/p6JPy5Hlgn
— Chase Strangio (@chasestrangio) July 21, 2021