The film ‘Happy Birthday, Marsha!’ needs your support, rescued owls, pot packaging, Snuffleupagus, Cherno Biko for Trans Day of Remembrance, lesbian douchebags, the youths, and so much more.
This is a story about how the Buzzfeed series “You Do You” made me feel like someone might wanna do me.
From lesbian gangs killing old ladies in a nursing home to actresses with Mommy issues to inspirational schoolteachers, these are ten of the first-ever lesbian characters on American primetime television, 1961-1977.
They’re looking for trans and gender non-conforming actors to play both background characters and speaking roles in the show’s upcoming third season.
Did you know that there are 19 female-led titles from Marvel that I was able to put in this list!? How cool is that?
We’ve come so far since same-sex kisses on television only happened once in a show’s entire run, rarely involved lesbian or bisexual characters and generally were obscured by somebody’s hair!
Also in today’s fix: a breakdown on gender and racial diversity in TV writing, Ellen Page and Ellen Degeneres talk coming out, lots of people talking about Cara Delevingne, Rosie O’Donnell’s guest spot on Empire, Olivia Wilde has made out with girls and other important stories!
Once upon a time, you were just a little lamb of a baby queer in this big wide world. What did you imagine your adult life to look like? Were you right? Get in here and tell us about it!
Here’s a mega photoessay of Comic Con with highlights from panelists talking about women in comics, diversity in comics and LGBT representation.
A few handpicked stories about representation and revolution at NYFW that you’ll definitely want to know about.
“I truly believe in story, I think the stories we see and the ones we choose to engage with are one of life’s most vital elements, it’s right up there with food and shelter. This has always been true.”
Our goal is to recognize and celebrate webcomics, graphic zines, comic books, graphic novels and other forms of sequential art that feature both excellence in the art form and excellence in representation for girls and women (especially queer girls and women) and feminist themes.
“Jo’s trans identity was just another integral part of her character, and it developed very naturally — she was a leader, she was VERY passionate about being a Lumberjane, she was also trans.”
Dellal talks about Ray as if he is a girl, and she talks about transitioning as if it’s a costume or an on/off switch. She even uses “she/her” pronouns to talk about Ray and frequently misgenders him.
I think this is genuinely the first time I’ve seen the list of winners from a major award and not just been not-dissapointed, but been genuinely happy.
“There was way more crowning than I was prepared for, but maybe that’s radical for a TV show?”
This may sound familiar, and that’s because The Rich Man’s Daughter is basically the TV offspring of Imagine Me & You and I Can’t Think Straight.
ABC’s got some hot new shows, the ACLU wants Hollywood to look at its gender discrimination problem, all about that weird Scream promo, Britney Spears’ new video, general hotness and like 50 other super-important things.
Gorgeous photos of diverse queer people, black intersectional womanist feminism, Whoopi and Hannah, lady inventor, nail salons in NYC are fucked, what Trina taught you, Hillary, pollen, an inordinate number of greeting card talk, spiders, Whole Foods, bones, crying, witches, ice cream cones three times, Janelle Monae, Mx. and so much more!
There aren’t a ton of queer women in classic cinema, but the ones we do have are pretty amazing.