We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby, It’s Time For Some Comment Awards

Good morning homos! By the time you read this, I (Emily Choo) will be on a plane to Beijing, China. Actually it’ll be a plane to Toronto first, then China. So this is my last comment awards post for a while and damnit if I’m not going to talk about myself for the entire intro.

Just kidding I’m so tired I can’t even feel my feelings. But here’s what happened this week:

A thing called “Eurovision” happened andwe made a playlist for it/you! Riese used to like movies but doesn’t anymore and explains it with brillance per ushe. Hopefully you’ve finished reading Bastard Out of Carolina because Rachel is ready to talk about it with you.

Annika and Sebastian are letting you ask them anything you want to, which is so brave and awesome! Also we’ve got another Get Baked, this time with kale! Which is not something I enjoy, but what do I know? Feel free to have a gender neutral beer or a masculine beer or a feminine beer or just a cold one with your kale.

May is $5 albums at amazon month, so the team picked their favourite ones to help you choose, and here are 25 female fronted comedies you should see.

Later skaters! It’s been real, or whatever the kids say!

On Rachel’s Team Pick: BUST Magazine Craftacular:

The Pirate/Scottish Award to sjz:
this sounds awesome. i’m always looking for an excuse to get me craft on.

On NSFW Lesbosexy Sunday Gets Off with Lambda Nominees:

The Guilty Conscience Award to hoggilton :
The awkward moment when you read “lesbian sex tips” as “lesbian sex tapes”

On I Don’t Like Movies:

The Everyone Is Gay Award to kat, chipper dyke, Abernathy :

On You’ll Never Guess Who’s Funding NY’s Pro-Gay Marriage Push:

Oh Ian McKellen Homosexual, I want you to be my uncle.

On Upfronts 2011: Playboy Bunnies, Broadway, Vodka and Girls Girls Girls:

The Award For Winning an Award to BR:
So this is one of those things where it’s a bunch of real TV shows and then you have to find the fake one and the fake one is that Tim Allen thing cos, no way right, and now I get a prize?

On Phoenix Suns CEO Rick Welts is Gay and It’s Totally Okay:

The Johnson Award to yodelmachine:
i am super proud of rick welts, and glad he survived what must have been some truly terrible nicknames back when he was younger. (dick welts comes to mind.) (poor guy.)

On Riese’s Team Pick: The Burning House Tumblr:

The Cool Logic Award to Scarlett O:
Am I the only one who questions the cast iron skillet for the simple reason that it will more than likely survive the fire therefore doesn’t need to be rescued? That shit’s designed to be engulfed in flames.

On Rachel’s Team Pick: Donald Trump Isn’t Running For President:

next they will have an actual television commercial run for prez

On Build a Better iTunes Library with Amazon’s $5 Album Sale:

The Family Love Michael Award to Denbo is my HomeGirl:
THERE’S A FIRE…..sale?

On OPEN THREAD: What’s Your Beer’s Gender Identity?:

The Beaver Fever Award to vending machine, Maryann, kat:

The But Why Is the Rum Gone? Award to kd15, DarcyOH:

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Emily Choo started as an intern with Autostraddle when she was 18 years old. She's now 10 years older and lives in Toronto with her partner and cat. The defining moment of her career was when Riese said this about her: " I think Emily Choo is a very bright, 'poetically inclined' girl who pays attention to everything and knows almost everything (the point of stuff, how to read, how beautiful things feel, how scary things feel, etc.) but doesn't believe/accept/realize yet that she knows almost everything." She still doesn't believe she knows anything, so, thank you, Riese, for that.

Emily has written 100 articles for us.


  1. Aw yeah, comment award for mah housemate. She is really funny, ya’ll, and I get to share a living-space with her.

    • I can’t believe we are the first two comments for this, I am giggling even more now. But I’m pretty sure that the comment award justifies all the time I spent telling you about how I wasn’t getting my thesis work done.

  2. OMG I GOT A COMMENT AWARD THIS FRIDAY JUST GOT AWESOME. And Arrested Development will never not be awesome. I think I just blue’d myself.

  3. umm, I live in Beijing, China. Can you meet some lesbians and then tell me where they are? Because I haven’t found any in 5 years.

  4. umm, I am ALSO named Taylor and ALSO live in Beijing. It’s a bit weird the only two lezzies in our city have the same name. ;)

  5. Hey! *I* said the thing that won the Award For Winning an Award! Me! Owls! Not this “BR” character.


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