While 2022 was a year of intense ups and downs for the world, Tagg readers stuck with us through it all and we continued to love producing new content about everything lesbian, queer, and under the rainbow for you. From entertainment news to recaps of every episode of The L Word: Generation Q to sex advice, these were the top 10 most read articles of 2022.
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When Jessica Darrow was a newer name to many of us because of Encanto‘s world premiere, we were all wondering if she was Team LGBTQ+. Someone on TikTok asked and Sarah Prager analyzed her response. Update: Darrow is out and proud! (Go team!)
Episode 6 of Season 3 of The L Word: Generation Q (which Becca Damante recaps for us every single week) was a treat for viewers: a musical episode starring Shane (Kate Moennig), Alice (Leisha Hailey), and Sophie (Rosanny Zayas) in six full singing and dancing numbers. In Alice’s, she is reunited with Dana (Erin Daniels) and sees that she’s always been her true love. Becca talked with Daniels about her return to the iconic franchise and Dana’s legacy as a character.
One of our site’s perennial most popular articles is 5 Suit Companies You Should Know, published in 2016. Sondra Rose Marie did a refresh follow-up to this for us in 2022 to bring you to help our readers find clothiers to help them look and feel their best with supportive and affirming service.
The GRAMMYs in April 2022 were queer AF with Lil Nas X and other out musicians rocking the red carpet and the stage, and Brandi Carlile stole our sapphic hearts. She kissed her wife on the red carpet while wearing a suit jacket made of multicolored crystals and then sang her Grammy-nominated song “Right On Time” backed by rainbow lights. Epic!
Becca Damante forecasted the year of queer TV characters to look out for, many of whom we later covered. The top 10 included Eleanor Roosevelt (Gillian Anderson) on The First Lady, Jules Vaughn (Hunter Schafer) on Euphoria, Ryan Wilder (Javicia Leslie) on Batwoman, and the cast of A League of Their Own.
No, we’re not talking about bi women, questioning women, or any other situation you might be thinking about defending. Women who know they are strictly heterosexual and use lesbians for fun and break our hearts? Let’s leave that in 2022, please.
Readers agree Maya Bishop (Danielle Savre) and Carina DeLuca (Stefania Spampinato) are #couplegoals. From their wedding to sweet moments in their kitchen, these are the moments on Station 19 that made us swoon.
Artist MegaGoneFree started posting TikTok videos promoting clips of her new song “Talking ‘Bout Bri” in April. The subject of the song was Mega’s deadname: “That name is dead to me […] so if you see me IRL don’t call me that again.” Her song turned into a trend and earned them millions of views and followers and we covered the sensation.
Looking for some ideas to spice things up in the bedroom in 2023? Check out Mel McGovern‘s list of 10 top (or bottom or switch) sex positions to try out if you haven’t yet.
Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola, Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, and six other children’s classics turn out to be written by queer authors. Who knew gay voices were in our childhoods without us (or our parents) even knowing?
See you in 2023!