The TueDo List: Madonna Milestone + Post-Vax Style + Chiclet Sofas

Join us for our first TueNighter Tea!

THIS WEEK

📖 READ: Erykah Badu was my doula. “Soft Butch,” one of the stories from Fat and Queer: An Anthology of Queer and Trans Bodies and Lives. The joy of Black hair. An oral history of Madonna’s Truth or Dare. A millennial on her obsession with her mother’s Talbot’s clothes. Of Black mothers, daughters and grandmothers. You can’t quit a Facebook friendship.

👀 LOOK: Janet Jackson is auctioning everything off this weekend. Are you in a geographic music bubble? The return of the Chiclet Sofa. The “culinary curiosities” of Gastro Obscura

🤣 LOL: Instagram v. reality. A pair of swears. Follow this Gen-X mom on TikTok. 

🛒 ADD TO CART: Andrew McCarthy’s Brat: An '80s Story (here’s an excerpt). Everything in the Human Rights Campaign’s Pride shop. All the spring jumpsuits.

📺 STREAM


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STORY: What Are We Going to Wear Post-Pandemic?

By Stacy Morrison

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been dressing exclusively from drawers: That’s where my t-shirts, leggings, joggers (never admit to sweatpants), cozy sweaters and stretchiest jeans live. Think about it: Our clothes have been in oozy piles, and now we have become those oozy piles.

So open up your closet and just have a look around. Even just witnessing the rigor of clothes hanging so smartly from hangers will make you stand taller.

Keep Reading


TUENIGHT 10: Jennifer Barrett

Got money questions? Jennifer probably has answers. She’s a personal finance editor and expert who just published a “wealth-building manifesto” for women, Think Like a Breadwinner

Read Her TueNight 10


FOR MEMBERS: Upcoming on TueNighters

We’ve officially closed our TueNighters Facebook group and subgroups. Have you joined us on the new TueNighters yet? We’re having a blast and there’s so much happening in our new digs. A few updates and goodies:

  • Topics du Soir: We’re talking the print mags we’re still reading, binging Shrill, sharing our “reinvention” playlists and recommending the best, most comfy sandals.

  • Workshop: The second Art of Storytelling class is tonight at 7p.m. Join us then, or watch the replay.

  • TueNighter Tea: On May 18, Margit will be in conversation with What Not to Wear’s Stacy London who *just* became CEO of State Of, a new skincare line for women. If you’re not a member, we’ll be opening up this event to the public.

    Join Us Here


Have a groovy week TueNighters!