Ellen Degeneres is queen. read more
If you have the right weather for listening to this outside, please do that. But if not, put your sunglasses on inside and live the dream anyway.
The death of trans teen activist Blake Brockington, good legislative news for same-sex parents in Maryland, Roy Moore says something regrettable, Ellen Pao takes sexism in venture capitalism to court, and more!
"I could not wrap my head around having to jump back into the dating scene – sober no less. Where would I find suitable dating candidates? How do I "come out" as sober? It's bad enough that the queer dating pool is incredibly small. Now, I had to contend with the fact that some people would be averse to dating a sober recovering addict."
So, normally I don’t go in too much for blatant advertising campaigns. Naturally, there are exceptions and most involve either a) cute animals, or b) cute gays. (There’s also a subset I reserve for “empowering messages,” but those can sometimes be obviously self-serving corporate marketing.) Anywayyy, find the thread, Snarker. Show More Summary
When a lesbian buying a gown has thoughts just like everyone else... Contributor: Bianca Rosen Siegel read more
The very first edition of a biweekly link round-up of stuff I've read and thought about relevant to the work we do here: online media, women in business, entrepreneurship, journalism, start-up culture, publishing, advertising, management, freelancing, literature, queer visibility, etc. LET'S TALK BUSINESS, LADIES.
This makes quite the statement... read more
These women are making inroads in all kinds of ways. Contributor: Stuart McDonald read more
"Anyhow, I put this binder on, and after the initial struggle that always comes with putting on a thing that fits as tightly as binders should fit, I felt — nothing. The binder felt like nothing. THE BINDER FELT LIKE NOTHING, THIS IS NOT A DRILL."
Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson keep being adorable, Orphan Black is almost back, Lea DeLaria's giving a talk, Evan Rachel Wood's got tomboy style advice, J.K. Rowling threw some magical shade on Twitter and more pop culture stories you need to know about!
Are you ready to painstakingly examine the psychological profile of every character Winona Ryder has ever played?
We tell stories to stay awake. We tell stories to communicate. It is how we come to know each other. It is a part of our culture. We may be black, brown, white, queer, undocumented. We come from swamps, foothills, and sandy pines. We have different histories and experiences, but we came from this place and we shape this place.
"Anyway I wasn't going to talk about it, but this is a real-time column about planning for a wedding, and a lot of you have gone through something similar and you deserve to know that you're certainly not alone! We all deserve to know that even the beautiful parts of being alive can sometimes be fucking shitshow."
If yesterday afternoon you heard a great, ear-piercing squeal from the nerd in your workplace/home/chair (that being you), then you probably already know that “The X-Files” is coming back for a six-episode limited run helmed by series...Show More Summary
Are we at that point yet? Contributor: Stuart McDonald read more
Evan Rachel Would, and she did. Contributor: Rebekah Allen read more
Bello has a LOT to say about labels! read more
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, and now it's over.
A new podcast dives deep into New Orleans' dyke bars of the 1970s and '80s. Here are a few of the funny, sweet and powerful stories from Last Call.