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The L Word Is Inside Us All

The very first person I ever met who told me they were a lesbian was a cast member of The Real L Word. We met in line for the bathroom at a vegan restaurant in San Francisco in January 2011. I was a senior and on a field trip with …

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Prison Beyond OITNB

CN: drugs, gang violence, prison abuse, PTSD Hey all. I hope you’re enjoying the Orange Is The New Black recaps we’ve been posting for the past couple of weeks. As you can tell, a lot of us here at Queereka have been binge watching the show. Maybe you have too. …

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Orange is the New Black: Episodes 9 and 10 *SPOILERS*

I want to warn all of you, watching these two episodes was extremely difficult for me, and I would imagine it would be for you as well. Before I spoil you I want to be very sure you know what this article, and what these episodes include: TW for anti-Semitism …

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Orange is the New Black Episodes 7 & 8 SPOILERS

Orange is The New Black Moments  Ranked According To A Highly Scientific Analysis 13. Daya’s pregnancy drama. The best thing about this plotline is that dishwater Bennet is gone. There are many reasons to daily give thanks to the altar of Shonda Rhimes, taking Matt McGory away from OITNB is …

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Orange is the New Black: Episodes 3 and 4 *SPOILERS*

First off: Spoilers. Lots of spoilers. If you don’t like it, skip on past. ALSO, please be aware of the content of the show. There are a multitude of triggering scenes. Ill be avoiding very graphic descriptions here though. Finally, If you haven’t read 1 and 2 yet, you should. Laura did an …

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Orange is the New Black: Episodes 1 and 2 *SPOILERS*

Finally! After a year of waiting Orange is the New Black has returned! Queereka is going to do something special for season 3! Each day for the next week a writer will post a review for two episodes. Now be warned spoilers are sure to occur, so watch out! Before …

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Put Your Sins On the Page

Hi and welcome to The B, the new biweekly Friday column made by and for bisexuals, pansexuals, the sexually fluid, queer, and anyone else who is attracted to people of more than one gender I looked incredulously at the title of Anne Perry’s writing instructional, “Put Your Heart on the …

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The Life and Times of an Aspiring Saint

Hi and welcome to The B, the new biweekly Friday column made by and for bisexuals, pansexuals, the sexually fluid, queer, and anyone else who is attracted to people of more than one gender. I slid out of my mother’s womb filled with the unshakeable belief that I had arrived …

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