The 2015 WordPress.com Year In Review!

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Here’s an incredible fact: together, you published more than 660 million posts on WordPress.com in 2015, and made more than 655 million comments. That’s a whole lot of joy, laughter, tears, insight, and thoughtfulness. And it’s just one part of a huge global community of people — WordPress now powers more than 25%…

Why Don’t Queer Butch Women Exist in Games?

Source: Why Don’t Queer Butch Women Exist in Games? Where is there this mystical butch bisexual or lesbian woman in video games that has perpetuated a stereotype? Where are there queer butch women at all? The absence of these types of women is not a testament to the gaming industry being uncharacteristically sensitive to queer stereotypes, it’s […]

New Themes: Baskerville and Edda

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
Happy Theme Thursday! Today I’m excited?to introduce two new?free themes to our collection. Baskerville Baskerville was designed by?Anders Norén, and it displays?writing, photos, and videos?in?a dynamic, grid-based layout. It features unique layouts for different post formats, to make different kinds of content pop. Baskerville’s design adapts to any screen…

#LoveWins! LGBTQ Bloggers Make Their Voices Heard

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:
You might have noticed the rainbow banner across the top of WordPress.com over the weekend — our way of marking Pride month, celebrated by cities across the globe in June, as well as the US Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across all states. (The United States now joins 20 other countries, including my…