All the queer stories that made us salty in 2019

From explosive gender reveals to homophobic environmentalism to bogus Trump claims

This story is part of our Rainbow Rewind 2019 series—looking back at the past year and decade in politics, health, culture and more.

We spent the past year marinating in bitterness—and how could we not? President Donald Trump told us he could cure AIDS. Scarlett Johansson wanted to play trans characters (and wildlife). Grandmas were killed at gender reveal parties. It’s a salty, salty world out there.

From your beloved Salty Queers Arvin Joaquin and Erica Lenti, here are the LGBTQ stories that left us dehydrated AF in 2019.

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Rainbow Rewind 2019

This story is part of our Rainbow Rewind 2019 series—looking back at the past year and decade in politics, health, culture and more.

Arvin Joaquin is a journalist and editor. He was previously an associate editor at Xtra.

Erica Lenti

Erica Lenti is a deputy editor at Chatelaine and a former editor at Xtra.

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