“I love LA. Nothing could ever go wrong here.”
Shanique Sanders, a 23-year-old black lesbian, is the latest QTPOC victim of gun violence in Pittsburgh.
TGIF! Let’s take a look at all the fuckery the world has delivered to our doorsteps this fine week!
This week we’ve got vegetable puns, cults, the new gay agenda and so much more!
Would you like to watch Kristen Stewart drive a muscle car irresponsibly while licking a blue lollipop? Today’s your lucky day, bucko.
Let’s talk about happy things because honestly I can’t take any more of this shitpile year.
Topics include Double Dare, The Enchanted Tiki Room, Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest, coming out late in life, Legos and more!
If you’ve got a non-December birthday, then listen up — you’ve got it made! Your birthday is not eclipsed by holiday cheer, capitalism, Santa and Jesus. So why don’t you help make our neglected birthday special?
“I’d actually use this, maybe even daily, but I’d absolutely hate knowing it existed somewhere in my kitchen. It’d be like the broom in the closet, but for your cabinets. Like you need it, but it’s always in the way and there’s really no way to conceal it.”
“When the Moon Was Ours not only touches on qpoc life and gender roles and social constructs, but it beautifully and brutally explores what it means to be a queer teen of color in a world constantly rejecting and defining who you should be.”
“In the United Kingdom abortion is free on the NHS and available up to twenty four weeks — which is around when people stop listening and fail to notice the small print.”
You could spend your afternoon making an advent calendar on this very first day of December!
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“Why do I do this? Because it needs to be done. Our schools and communities need to be safer for our young people, we are losing too many of them. I’m not going to sit and wait with naivety that our government or schools are going to lead that.”
“What a strange way to end the year. How strange to talk of personal love, right now, as though we can separate it out from love for everyone who is suffering and endangered. But queer love can and must encompass that—what are we here for if not to create new ways of loving, new communities of care, and a world with less repression and hatred?”
The show’s meta-commentary may have been funny, but it’s ultimately pointless.
The Queerly Represent Me database is a great resource for those times when you just want to play a game that confirms people like us are here and we’re real.
Even the most organized freelancers could probably stand to be a little more organized.
“Family and friends tend to recognize her and her boyfriend and pretend that I don’t exist, mostly because they have been together longer and queer relationships are not respected or recognized.”
“When I send my Macbook out to sea, do you think I should say “Go with God, Crispy” like Maggie Smith does in “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit,” or “Boom, Mr. Longbottom!” like Maggie Smith does in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″?”