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I just found out that The Suicide Squad released on HBOMax tonight, so Harley Quinn and a homemade frozen drinks it will be for me!
Queer as in F*ck You
Natalie wanted y’all to know:
In 2012, @MPinoe became the first to score from a corner at an Olympic Games in the semifinal against Canada.
— #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) August 5, 2021
Breaking News Update After Publishing: U.S. Women Claim Bronze and Like the Way It Feels. “The U.S. women’s soccer team ended Tokyo with a bronze-medal victory in what might have been the last game in a major tournament for some of the team’s biggest stars, including Megan Rapinoe.”
Saw This, Thought of You
Two things about this: 1. We are never getting that new album 2. When Rih said “Bitch betta have my money” she meant that shit whole heartedly. The Billionaire’s Club Has A New Member: Rihanna (There is of course the third thing, which is that there’s absolutely no such thing as a ethical billionaire, Rihanna included. But at least when it’s Rihanna the memes are funnier)
Study Shows NCAA Has Been Holding Back Women’s Sports. Not at all surprising, completely still enraging.
I just loved this sweet, gentle comic: I Thought Meditation Just Wasn’t for Me. These 3 Tips Helped Me Ease into It. “It was difficult, but I learned to be patient with myself.”
The Federal Student Loan Payment Freeze Ends Next Month. Black Mothers Are Poised to Be among the Hardest Hit. I’m not a Black mother, but I appreciate the reminder the loans are coming and its time to get my shit in order.
From Himani, “So this is really not specifically queer news but it’s very touching nonetheless”: India’s Men Win Their 1st Field Hockey Medal in 41 Years. Next, The Women Get A Chance (And for more context, here’s a profile on the women players)
Why Does the Internet Hate Black Women? a special episode podcast recommendation from me to you, with Zeba Blay, a writer who coined the hashtag #CarefreeBlackGirl, and Moya Bailey, the author who created the term misogynoir.
Aaliyah’s Music to Return After a Decade: The Inside Story. I desperately want to be able to stream Aaliyah’s music again, but I definitely didn’t want it to go down like this.