Author: Rachel

Rachel is a queer lady from Texas who currently resides in southeastern Wisconsin. She studied history at Texas A&M University and has spent more time than she cares to admit arguing social justice with junior Republicans. She volunteers with Planned Parenthood and enjoys knitting, media criticism, and comic book slash fiction.
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Quickies 09/18/2013

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On September 18, 2013
I have no words. Seriously, I expect a hell of a lot better from one of the best art museums in the country. Black Girl Dangerous has a great interview with KOKUMO, a singer, filmmaker, and activist from Chicago. Her song “There Will Come a Day” is about a trans woman grappling with coming out […]

Quickies 08/28/2013

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On August 28, 2013

Wal-Mart: marginally less evil since 2013. Vice has a pretty cool interview with this sweet kid from Russia. How fucking sad is it that his adorable babby-queer Twitter could land him in jail? America

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Quickies 07/31/2013

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On July 31, 2013
Dear U.S. Olympic Committee: do you really think this is going to cut it, regardless of what the IOC says? Because, uh…it seems unlikely that this asshole is going to quit. Speaking of Russia, this is a pretty great story about what sounds like a pretty great story. A gay YA novel about a puppet […]

Quickies 07/17/2013

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On July 17, 2013

MLB has announced that they’re stepping up their nondiscrimination policy to better protect (as-yet, purely hypothetical) gay players. The only parts of baseball I like are the stats and the occ

Quickies 07/10/2013

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On July 10, 2013

Continuing our coverage of “the internet is delightfully devoted to calling out Orson Scott Card for being a shit,” here is a nice little bit from Ken at Popehat. TUNE IN NEXT WEDNESDAY FO

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Quickies 07/03/2013

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On July 3, 2013
This is incredible news: two HIV-positive patients who received stem cell transplants alongside chemotherapy for their lymphoma are still free of HIV infection after months off of antiretrovirals. While I am in general tentatively in favor of honoring reciprocal agreements between governments, fuck this noise. Ken at Popehat has a staggering roundup of the misogynistic […]
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