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GQ Declares Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird “The Most Beloved Power Couple in Sports”

GQ Declares Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird "The Most Beloved

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Megan Rapinoe & Sue Bird: The Most Beloved Power Couple in Sports. And I SWOON! (Also this is a really well done profile piece!)

And speaking of sports power couples, from the wife of Abby Wambach may I present you with: Glennon Doyle’s Honesty Gospel

Oh we aren’t done with the sports gays news yet! Yes, Trans People Belong in Sports by non-binary WNBA Star Layshia Clarendon of the New York Liberty (!!)

A blonde American Girl doll is posed as if she is hiking with Koalas in Australia. She has on a pink backpack.

Is our girl out here HIKING WITH KOALAS!?!? Ok now that’s gay.

One Million Moms Boycotts American Girl Over Doll With Lesbian Aunts (From Stef: “Wait my 3-year-old niece has been GETTING STICKERS ON A CHART to save up for this doll! Wow I had no idea she supported my lifestyle this much.”)

A group of actors in Germany, 185 of them!!, came out as LGBT+ en-masse, revealing that they have been warned to keep their identities a secret.

Pedro Pascal Sweetly Supports His Sister Lux After She Comes Out as a Trans Woman: ‘Mi Corazón.’ Pascal posted the magazine cover where his sister Lux comes out as a trans.

Queer Bronzeville: A Short History of Black Queer Chicago and AIDS Activism, 1920-1985. Yes!

Saw This, Thought of You

There was that big game on Sunday (you know the one) in which people sing the national anthem. That got me thinking about other famous Super Bowl national anthems, and specifically always Whitney Houston. Danyel Smith — a Black woman music journalist from the ’90s and ’00s and former EIC of Vibe Magazine ( I spent a lot of my teen years reading her, and she’s at least 30% of the reason I have the career I have now, anyway!) — has started a podcast entitled Black Girl Songbook, and the first episode is about Whitney singing the anthem, now already 30 years ago. If you can’t already tell my excitement, this listen is really not to be missed!

Dolly Parton Once Faced a Forest of Bears Rather Than Hook Up With a Bad Date. A legend!

Ok of course I’ve heard of the Puppy Bowl, but no one told me that there’s a Kitten Bowl!

I saw this when it went viral over the weekend, and this shit is HILARIOUS! Serena Williams Can’t Keep Track of All Her Trophies

“If we’ve learned one thing as disabled design critics, it is that stories inform the way we design. Disabled people are the original FlyEase consumer.” Why Won’t Nike Use the Word Disabled to Promote Its New Go FlyEase Shoe? I’ve been seeing the FlyEase everywhere lately, and this is an excellent read.

The Primal Scream. A series from The New York Times examining the pandemic’s effect on working mothers in America that’s had our whole team buzzing for days.

‘It’s Sheer! It’s Queer!’: Redesigning and Diversifying Beauty Ads of the Past (I really enjoyed this!!)

Political Snacks

Some reading timed for Impeachment Trial Day: The Link Between the Capitol Insurrectionists and Abusers.

And this one is also superb: QAnon and the Cultification of the American Right

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Emotional Eric Trump goes on weird tangent about how his “beloved” daddy is a “father to America” / Queerty

Emotional Eric Trump goes on weird tangent about how his

Eric Trump has declared his dad, Donald J. Trump, a “father to America” and one of the most “beloved” political figures in our nation’s history.

Appearing on Sean Hannity’s show yesterday night, Eric spent the entire segment spewing lies about how popular his dad is and bitching about how Democrats are mean.

“They tried to manufacture everything under the son against my father, against all of us. They do it every single day,” he whined. “They continue to do it. Even when he’s a private citizen, they’re still trying to impeach him.”

Clearly, Eric doesn’t understand how the whole impeachment thing works, which is a little odd since it’s happened to his father twice.

Democrats aren’t “trying to” impeach the ex-president. They already did on January 13, one week after the insurrection on the U.S. Capitol, while Trump was still in office.

What happens now is a trial.

Eric went on to say people want to “tar and feather” his dad for no good reason, saying, “They know he did a great job for this nation. They know that there’s never been a more beloved political figure in our country’s history.”

Except that Trump lost the popular vote twice and left office with the lowest approval rating of any president in the age of modern polling. All that would actually make him the least beloved political figures in American history.

Things only got weirder from there.

“What my father did is something that no political figure has ever done in American history, and he changed his country, and he changed it for the better,” Eric babbled on. “And he taught people how to fight, and he gave Americans the greatest civics lesson, and it’s exactly, frankly, what this country needed.”

“He’s really a father to America.”

Watch. Or don’t.

Graham Gremore is the Features Editor and a Staff Writer at Queerty. Follow him on Twitter @grahamgremore.

Beloved LGBTQ+ pioneer, Phyllis Lyon, dies of natural causes at 95 – Lesbian.com

Beloved LGBTQ+ pioneer, Phyllis Lyon, dies of natural causes at

Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon
Phyllis Lyon dedicated her life to LGBTQ+ equality and rights. She died today of natural causes at the age of 95.

She and her partner Del Martin (who passed away in 2008) met in the 1950s. In partnership, this indomitable pair fought for same-sex marriage. Lyon and Martin were the first couple married in California in 2008. Now-Governor Gavin Newsom officiated their wedding.

Gov. Newsom paid tribute on Twitter, posting “Phyllis and Del were the manifestation of love and devotion. Yet for over 50 years they were denied the right to say 2 extraordinary words: I do. / Phyllis—it was the honor of a lifetime to marry you & Del. Your courage changed the course of history./ Rest in Peace my dear friend.”

Kate Kendall, activist and former executive director of the National Center from Lesbian Rights, tweeted, “She and Del are dancing again.”

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