I’ve been taking part in Miss Tina nonstop at this time.
Wherever you might be and nevertheless this finds you — sending you all a lot love, 💜.
Noticed This, Considered You
A lady who deserves divine relaxation pic.twitter.com/8BbR0dLSof
— Concord Vacation (@Harmony_Holiday) May 24, 2023
“Tina Turner knew her voice had no limitations. It was a device of liberation and vibration. A device to attach with the divine. And Turner used her voice to get free.”
That involves you from: Tina Turner Brought Rock & Roll Back Home To Black Women by Taylor Crumpton for Refinery29, which has been my favourite obituary to learn since Tina Turner’s passing. I haven’t discovered the phrases but for the profound disappointment I’ve felt concerning the rocket to the solar that was Tina Turner leaving this earth, however whew does Taylor come shut.
We, Tina. That is from the Black queer podcast Nonetheless Processing from 2021, through the debut of Tina Turner’s HBO documentary Tina (which it is best to all watch). They rereleased it yesterday.
Queer as in F*ck You
Okay technically — technically!! — this isn’t homosexual. However I would like you to look me straight within the eye and inform me that Kate McKinnon providing Margot Robbie’s Barbie the purple capsule/blue capsule alternative between her Barbie Heels (symbolizing Barbieland) and BIRKENSTOCKS (symbolizing, actuality) and inform me that shit isn’t homosexual. This film is about to be my Tár and I’m so sorry for everybody that’s going to should put up with me this summer season. New Barbie Trailer just dropped.
Target Removes Some Pride Month Products After Facing Threats. “Goal will pull a few of its LGBTQ+ merchandise from its Satisfaction Month assortment after going through backlash that threatened the security of its staff, the corporate mentioned.”
“Trans children are children—they usually deserve to have the ability to costume up and dance. And some of them got here to Washington, D.C. Monday to do this, and make a press release within the course of.” Trans Prom Is the Reminder This Country Needs (my god, how I like this.)
My Years Behind the Curtain. “Beginning a modeling profession in America meant hiding I used to be trans.” — Geena Rocero for The Minimize.
And that is wonderful information from our very personal Sa’iyda Shabazz — she will likely be moderating a digital panel for Satisfaction on queer visibility and authorship. Panelists are star-studded, together with Chris Colfer, Cameron Esposito, and Alexandra Billings and the entire shebang is being hosted by Satisfaction and Much less Prejudice, which sends queer and trans-inclusive books to lecture rooms from pre-Ok to third grade. That is simply nice throughout and you can register here.
Ron DeSantis, A Strongman Who Isn’t Dumb. “For all its errors, DeSantis’s plan to out-Trump Trump can nonetheless work.” The prospect of Ron DeSantis turning into president terrifies me, I don’t care how bungled the beginning of his marketing campaign has been.
One Last Factor
Three years in the past at this time, George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. As we commemorate his dying and mirror on what number of of our folks have been murdered by the state and white supremacy, we’re devastated. pic.twitter.com/9W8hFz4Jgt
— Motion 4 Black Lives (@Mvmnt4BlkLives) May 25, 2023