Garnet’s the star of Cartoon Network’s new anti-racism PSAs, Gillian Anderson is FREAKING ME OUT in this The Crown trailer, how to watch Bly Manor without getting jump-scared, Shondaland has arrived on Netflix, and more!
In the meantime, Samira Wiley wore rainbow eyeshadow, Stephanie Beatriz wore bisexual eyeshadow, and Evan Rachel Wood met a sexually fluid tiger.
“When I first got off the bus years ago, I had the strangest feeling that I’d come home.”
“It’s a world filled with wonderful, kind, queer people.”
Planned Parenthood, Evan Rachel Wood, Black legacy wrapped in fur, Patrisse Cullors on burnout, Hannah Gadsby on tour, the promise of sleep, NJ teaching LGBTQ history, Super Bowl ads, and so much more!
If you’ve been tracking our Gal Pal Reports throughout the last year, you must surely be aware of the blossoming love between Canadian heartthrob Ellen Page and dancer/choreographer Emma Portner. Well, they’re married now!
Plus: queer women are working hard not to become collateral damage as men in Hollywood fall like dominoes to sexual assault stories, women and POC directed more TV than ever this year, these adorable lesbian hockey players and their baby, and news on The Handmaid’s Tale’s return.
“I was eighteen years old. He looked at a woman standing next to me, ten years my senior, pointed to me and said: ‘You should fuck her to make her realize she’s gay.'”
BUT WHERE IS PATTERS?!?!?!
Does Brittani Nichols smell great? Does Kristen Stewart smell terrible? There’s only one way to find out, really.
Also, Annie Clark won a prestigious acting award, Cara Delevingne is carousing with Margot Robbie, and Brittani Nichols has some stern words for her director.
This isn’t a May-December lesbian romance. Janney and Page revive and expand upon the chemistry they shared as step-mother and daughter in Juno. But it is a movie about women — about women who have been abandoned, who find each other, who hurt each other deeply.
Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood are sitting in a (house in a forest of) tree(s) in “Into the Forest,” looking at a post-Twilight Kristen Stewart, Tegan & Sara queering Toronto pop music and so many other stories that will touch you deeply in important and meaningful ways.
The more I look at film trends over these past social media-soaked years, the more I see the same pattern emerging. The films that end up doing well and making an impact are those that treat their characters with enough care to make them complex, treat their audience with enough respect to make the story engaging and compelling. Ellen Page’s new film Tallulah is one of these films.
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Stars: they’re just like us! Laura Jane Grace is dressed as a horse, Ruby Rose is dressed as a ninja turtle and Jenny Owen Youngs is wearing an apron covered in cats.
Stories include Moms Mabley, Carol, Taraji P. Henson on homophobic Empire backlash, Ellen Page and Allison Janney’s new movie, Ruby Rose’s blazer, an all-female Sherlock parody and more!
You look like you could use some puppies.
Pretty Little Liars and Shondaland sweep the People’s Choice Award nominees, Viceland’s trailer includes Gaycation With Ellen Page, BET Debuts “Black and Gay in the South,” lesbians watch The L Word for the first time, Carrie Brownstein marries a lesbian couple on the fly and more super-important stories for you.
Ellen Page in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle costume, that is all, thank you.