Afternoon Snack

Good afternoon, POMEs! Whether you’re ramping up your holiday season vibes or continuously shrieking in horror over everything that’s been happening in 2016, we’ve got your back. Here are some links and articles to mull over in this lovely mid-December Afternoon Snack.

 


 

We learned this news too late to share during Seance Week, but FYI, queer folks — ghosts are making you gay:

Due to being possessed by ghosts,” the article says, “the majority of the LGBT population is more susceptible to being influenced by negative energies who give them thoughts to encourage them to display their homosexuality in a shameless and even aggressive manner.

 


 

Teen Vogue drops the fucking mic.

 


 

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via Felix d’Eon’s Etsy

Felix d’Eon crafted these lovely queer Christmas cards, and we recommend picking some up for all the lovely gay ghosts in your life.

 


 

White supremacists to boycott Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, because it went so well when they boycotted The Force Awakens.

 


 

Buzzfeed Reporter Ariane Lange takes a look at how female animators influenced the shift in Disney princesses and their agency, from Ariel through Moana.

 


 

Via National Geographic, in dinosaur news:

The tail of a 99-million-year-old dinosaur, including bones, soft tissue, and even feathers, has been found preserved in amber, according to a report published today in the journal Current Biology.

 


 

Distracting yourself from what’s left in this terrible year? Arming yourself with information? Regardless, if you want to share what you’re reading or thinking about this week, drop us some reading recs in the comments.

 

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