This Is Not Just a Transgender Concern


There has been a growing debate about who gets to use the women’s restroom.  Some people are straightforward with their disapproval of transgender people, regardless of where they go to the potty.  Some people, like Andrea Peyser, are a little subtler:

I’m not transphobic in the least.  I support people’s rights to live, work, date and marry as the genders with which they self-identify.  (I just want any stranger equipped with junk to keep the hell out of my bathroom.)


Lovely Links: 5/27/16


LOTT will be hosting an open house in partnership with Urban Growler on June 12! Meet the fellows, chat with the board, and find out how to become a mentor or fellow next year. Tickets here.

Weekly Kitty:


(Aaaand looks like it’s about time to wash Harriet’s hammock …)

Sarah has edgy, androgynous style absolutely nailed.

Why Eco Beauty Begins with Skin Health

“We cannot hope to bring about change if we don’t challenge people, and all sorts of people at that. Sometimes we will fail to reach people. That is to be expected. Body positivity, after all, is a threatening notion to those who either benefit from or believe they benefit from body terrorism. But just because you might not reach them straight away, that does not mean you never will.”


Insomniac Sale Picks: Printed and Patterned Scarves

*In this late-night feature – which will run on Tuesday and Thursday of each week – I’ll gather up three fun items that are currently on sale online and share them with you! I would LOVE suggestions: Stylish wide-width pumps? Classic v-necked sweaters? Chandelier earrings? Petite dress slacks? What would you like to see featured?*

Olivia requested a few picks for printed and patterned scarves, so here we go:

desigual scarf

Desigual Happy Bazar Scarf – was $49.95, now $39.95
(price on Desigual site vs. Amazon)