When I was 17, every single day I wore an Old Navy boat neck tee and flared jeans. What a waste! After watching the first episode of Euphoria on HBO Max, I said, “That’s it. That’s what I want to be.” My partner, who was sitting in bed next to me, asked, “Addicted to opiates?” I said, “No! A queer teen with edgy fashion.”
‘Tis the season for longing looks, meaningful touches, and forbidden love. As we don our gayest and most impeccably tailored apparel, we celebrate the most wonderful time of year, Carol season. Though we watch Carol all year long, this is the time to go all out.
We decorate for Carol season with toy train sets and mid-century motel furniture. Snow, holiday trees, tinsel, and twinkly lights are also in keeping with the season. Traditional Carol season clothing include 1950s silhouettes, red holiday hats, and gloves. And some people go full Carol with a luxurious fur coat.
At a recent “Ghouls, Gays & Zom-BAEs” Halloween party, local gay man Todd Fredricks bravely announced that his costume wasn’t “camp,” it was just ugly.
While the queer youth of today may not know, the elders of the community have spoken of Logo TV. A gay network, with some original shows and also reruns of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Queer As Folk with all the sex scenes cut out, so you never actually got to see Hal Spark’s butt.
Netflix announced its new ‘skip accountability’ feature this week, which allows company executives to skirt blame and fast-forward through culpability– all with the simple click of a button! Netflix has been testing this feature for several months now and is proud to be showcasing it on such a large scale in the wake of the new Chappelle comedy special.