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Big news, loves – Autostraddle’s launched a fundraiser, and we’ve got so many ways for you to invest in our shared future! Read all about Kamala’s vision for Autostraddle, attend the Town Hall later today, and learn why fundraising is part of Autostraddle’s business model!
This week for You Need Help, Vanessa answered a reader who’s run into trouble finding the right pandemic pod balance between their partner and their roommate’s partners.
Miss your friends? There’s a playlist for that!
“I mean I dyed my hair like her. Everything else I needed to be Angela Chase I already had.”
Heather wrote about swagger, and love, and the ways her life has changed since she got COVID-19 in March.
Abeni brought us this incredibly helpful guide to avoiding the pitfalls of performative allyship.
This was sweet and pure: What We Wish We’d Known Before We Started Gay Dating.
And then there were your comments!
On Ellen DeGeneres’ Talk Show Is in Question Amid Accusations of Racism, Intimidation, and Sexual Misconduct:
The After…You Know Award to Chandra and Everyone:
On My Top 10 Television Characters: Riese, Who Admires Your Confidence:
The Goddamnit, James Award to Sally:
On Netflix’s “Get Even” Is “Foxfire” Meets “Pretty Little Liars,” But More Mediocre and Slightly Less Gay:
The You Tried!🌟 Award to shamblebot and Riese:
On The Soft Butch That Couldn’t (Or: I Got COVID-19 in March and Never Got Better):
The HI, SOCKS Award to Didi:
On Anatomy of a Mango: Flesh:
The Powers of the Flesh Award to Didi:
On What We Wish We’d Known Before We Started Gay Dating:
The Is This Heaven? Award to Kiana:
On Yes, Fundraising Is Part of Our Business Model: Here’s Why:
The Gold Standard Award to audreymb:
And on Also.Also.Also: There’s No Crying in Baseball but There Are Gays in Amazon’s A League of Their Own:
The Crying in Baseball Award to Blackmar:
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