By Liz Zaretsky

Liz Zaretsky listens to a lot of Taylor Swift.

  1. Liz Zaretsky last wrote for The Toast about Taylor Swift's lesbian anthems. The process will take two hours, but we’re gonna do it anyway, okay? Start with a chicken. A capon is best, you won’t have a capon, but it’s important that you acknowledge out loud that you are, in fact, already starting at a deficiency. You have a chicken. Boil water, add chicken. Boil water and chicken. After a while, skim the fat…

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  2. (Disclaimer: Obviously, I mean to take nothing away from genuine Songs About Lesbians, which are beautiful and frankly, not nearly as ubiquitous as they should be. Nor do I want to disparage the good work of anyone covering a pop song and not changing the pronouns, creating a de facto gay version. Heroes, every one of them. I guess what I'm saying is that the worship circle for Angel Haze's version of Same Love…

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