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Peppa Pig Is a Queer Icon, and It’s Time We All Stan Our Queen

I don’t deserve to don Peppa Pig’s likeness. I’m only 5-foot-11 on a good day, while my queen stands at 7-foot-1; my singing voice is…

How Chubbies Became the Poster Shorts for Corporate Pinkwashing

Mickey Lukens Jr., a 27-year-old corporate media specialist from Orlando, was confused. Chubbies, a menswear brand known for American Flag prints and frat-bro-approved short shorts,…

For LGBTQ Teens, TikTok Is the New Tumblr

This Peter may not be Peter Parker, but he is St. Louis, Missouri’s very own Amazing Spider-Man. The 17-year-old recent high school graduate is a…

Tony the Tiger Celebrated Pride Month by Baiting Horny Furries Yet Again

A few months after MEL published the definitive history of how Frosted Flakes spokestoon Tony the Tiger became the most sexually objectified cereal mascot of…