Nine years ago, we began handing out yearly Visibility Awards to the actresses, characters, movies, and TV personalities that promoted positive visibility for gay and bi women. Last year, The AfterEllen Visibility logged nearly one million votes. Now it’s finally time to open the door for you to nominate your favorites for 2013. You can click on each category and leave your nominations in the comments section of the individual posts. Voting will be open until Sunday, December 15th and on Monday, December 16th, we’ll announce the official nominees for each category and you can begin campaigning for your favorites.
Last week on the premiere of Generation Cryo, we were introduced to Breeanna, a 17-year-old Nevadan with two lesbian moms who’s on a mission to meet both her sperm donor and the half-siblings she’s discovered through a website called Donor Sibling Registry. It’s the half-sibling part of this show—or “half-sibs,” as Bree refers to them—that’s the actual heart of it, and in Episode Numero Uno, we watched Bree fly across the country to meet Jonah and Hilit in Atlanta.
I’m sitting at my parent’s kitchen table, circling my cursor over the purchase button on my laptop screen.
“For fuck sake,” says my father, “just buy the damn thing.”
I shake my head. “I’m not ready.”
“You’ve been sitting here for 20 minutes,” my mother says.
“Is sitting here such a problem?” I ask in my best Being-Home-for-Thanksgiving-brings-out-my-thirteen-year-old-self tone.
“Well, no.” She pauses. “It’s just that you keep making that keening sound.”
Famous movie posters turned lesbian. Wouldn’t it be amazing if these were real?
Gratuitous Lesbianism: Paz de la Huerta plays a stalkery lesbian nurse in Nurse: 3D. I’m so in. She’s also a killer, because all hot lesbians in thrillers are devious psychopaths determined to lure innocent straight girls from their loving, clueless boyfriends. Paz was born to play crazy, don’t you think?
Last week on Last Tango in Halifax, we witnessed Gillian losing her shit, Kate and Caroline discussing the worst baby plans, and Gillian’s son Raff having a very sudden child with his teenage girlfriend