I baked cookies!
Queer as in F*ck You
“Straight” People Might Be More Queer Than They Realize, According to a New Study. Gen-Z and Millenials are both super gay, a fact that we circle back to every few months, and yet every time it’s a breath of fresh air.
Teacher Faces Backlash for Suggesting Student Pledge Allegiance to Pride Flag, and on the other end of the spectrum, Court Backs A Teacher Who Refused To Use Transgender Students’ Pronouns
Saw This, Thought of You
Zoom Dysmorphia Is Following People Into the Real World. “Eighteen months of using front-facing cameras has distorted our self-image—and a new study reveals that the effects aren’t going away easily.” I feel this so hard.
It’s September, and that means FashionTM, The Cut is celebrating with a feature profile on Queen Mother Naomi Campbell, as done by none other than the impeccable and always effortless glamorous Michaela Angela Davis. It’s your must read of the night.
And since you’re reading anyway, pair the above with this like you would a cold glass of rosé on a late August evening during a sunset. You do you: They Invented the Supermodel. “These ten Black women should all be household names.” WHEN I SAY YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS I MEAN IT 💅🏾
There were two absolutely gargantuan news stories that happened over the last 48 hours, the end of the United States’ 20 year war in Afghanistan and the effects of Hurricane Ida on the Gulf Coast. I haven’t found pieces on either that I’ve loved enough to share, but I would have felt wrong doing a link roundup without their mention, so please if nothing else, stay up to date:
- U.S. Completes Withdrawal From Afghanistan: UpdatesMany in Louisiana Face Weeks Without Power After Ida: Updates
- Many in Louisiana Face Weeks Without Power After Ida: Updates
The Supreme Court Says Evictions Can Resume. Here’s What That Means, and How to Get Help. (See also: How To Fight An Eviction, from your friendly neighborhood Autostraddle)
To be read together: Without Supreme Court Action, Texas Abortion Clinics Will Close Their Doors and An Alarming New Supreme Court Case Could Unravel Roe v. Wade as Soon as Tuesday Night (that’s TONIGHT) “and the loss of abortion rights in Texas may not even be the most troubling aspect of this case.”