Previously on Pretty Little Liars, Spencer’s parents, who couldn’t have been less fussed when she was waltzin’ with homosexual ghosts in an insane asylum, staged a tag-team intervention to help her kick her Adderall habit. Hanna kept Aria from jumping off a bridge, saved a semi-innocent man from going to jail, and still found time to throw down an inappropriate smooch on Detective Holbrook. Aria went berzerker all over Ezra’s apartment, just a-trashin’ and a-thrashin’ and a cry-cry-cryin’ buckets of tears. And Emily and Paige put each other into super gross, super impossible situations that ultimately resulted in Paige diming out Ali (anonymously) to the most incompetent police department in America.
In what is still causing shockwaves – and more than a few hearts to flutter – we were as surprised as anyone when the CW action series Arrow recently gave us its first lesbian kiss.
In the February 5th episode, Sara Lance (aka Black Canary), played by Caity Lotz, was confronted by fellow League of Assasin member Nyssa al Ghul (Katrina Law) and ordered to return to the villainous fold.
Not only is San Francisco native Nobilette the first openly gay singer going into the top round of the competition, but she’s also the first openly gay female to compete in the finals.
From her first appearance on the show, Nobilette talked about being gay and said to Idol judges Jennifer Lopez, Harry Connick, Jr. and Keith Urban, “I’m very obviously gay, and there are always going to be people in America and everywhere else who are definitely going to hate me,” she said. “But I think in the last two years there have been a lot of things that have really changed that and have made it a positive thing.”
AfterEllen jumped on the phone earlier this week with the singer, who told us about the experience on the show thus far and how her girlfriend, Casey Ellis, is reacting to her part in the popular competition.
Djuan writes that she has wanted to find the right words to make her statement, but struggled.
For months, I have been contemplating how I would write this post, how I would position it, when would be the right time to post it. Should I make it funny? Should I make it mysterious? Should I make it serious? Should I pick a special date to do it? Should I build some kind of anticipation around it? Hmmm…ain’t nobody got time for that. I have written and re-written and deleted and restarted this post more times than I care to share, and after all of that I have finally realized: “There ain’t nothin’ to it, but to do it.” So, here we go folks…
I am queer.
Previously on The Fosters, Mariana’s panties were the talk of the school. Jesus had an energy exchange with Emma on the wrestling mat and some kissing on a bench. Brandon teamed up with Karofsky to make fake IDs for every Vivian Darkbloom in San Diego. Callie tried to help her friends find permanent homes while Vico tried to find permanent homes for some BEAUTIFUL KINDLES. Stef and Lena threw the worst dinner party since, well, a few months ago. Martha Stewarts they are not. Lena decided she wanted to make hair model babies with Rhodes Scholar Timothy and figured if her wife was the last to know that was a-okay.
Good morning! Happy Fat Tuesday!
The new cast of Dancing with the Stars was revealed this morning and out swimmer Diana Nyad is among them! Here’s hoping she fares better than Martina.
Before we get into the highlights of the 86th Annual Academy Awards (The Oscars, if you’re nasty), let’s take a moment to bask. Ellen DeGeneres, arguably the world’s most famous lesbian and your grandmother’s favorite person, hosted the event, rocking tux after fabulous tux. Yes. An out lesbian wearing designer tuxes, hosted the freaking Oscars. Are you thoroughly basked?
The 1920s was a decade not so unlike the 1960s, or so Judith Mackrell writes in her book Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation. While the more recent period of free love might be hailed as the more significant period of sexual freedom and progressiveness for women’s rights and voices to be heard, things were happening largely in Europe that put real change into motion, and most of them can be attributed to a handful of artists, writers, actors and performers who weren’t interested in being subservient wives and dutiful mothers, at least not those two things alone. Flappers, available now from Sarah Crichton Books, profiles the lives of Josephine Baker, Tallulah Bankhead, Diana Cooper, Nancy Cunard, Zelda Fitzgerald and Tamara de Lempicka while also highlighting several other women in the same progressive movement as their lives were inevitably intertwined. And one thing that is clear from the stories: Women who acknowledged their sexual attraction to other women or who did not shy away from friendships with women that identified as other than straight were those who led to the most social change.
Rejoice panty droppers, for a. Jenny is having relationship drama and b. I am back on the sauce. It’s Oscar Night so while people richer, smarter, and prettier than me are solidifying their deity status just blocks away from my apartment, I am recapping Thursday night’s episode of Two And A Half Men, drinking Pinot Grigio, and eating an ice cream cake purchased for just such an occasion. My roommate is having a special friend over for special times and the more Pinot Grigio I drink, the more I want to acquire a special friend for special times ASAP pronto. To CBS!
Whether or not you’ve seen Blue is the Warmest Color (it’s available on Netflix right now!), you will be able to appreciate this Funny or Die video. It’s all about how male critics find fake film Vagina is The Warmest Place such a beautiful and important piece of work, based solely on a graphic girl-on-girl sex scene. Because it’s a parody, this one is a threesome with colorful wigs and there’s even an interview with the actresses (Bérénice Marlohe and Lizzie Brocheré) discussing how uncomfortable they felt filming the scene.