Today on Autostraddle: Our recap & video from yesterday’s anti-gay marriage rally is obvs not-to-be missed because not only do we interview our favorite person of the week Dan Choi but we also talked to the anti-gays! Also check out our new feature Girl-on-World, featuring a wild Berlin trip to see Metric and our Autostraddle Roundtable on Who’s Really Hot Right Now? (Besides our Hot 100, obvs).
Kate Moenning will be on your TV! (probs wearing more clothing than she did on The L Word) because Alex O’Loughlin’s ‘Three Rivers’ is among anticipated CBS pickups: “In a weekend filled with the broadcast networks furiously renewing shows and greenlighting new fall series, Variety is reporting that CBS, which will officially unveil its fall 2009 line-up on Wednesday in New York City, has given the OK to five new dramas: The Good Wife, starring Julianna Margulies; Three Rivers, starring Moonlight alum Alex O’Loughlin…” (@ ew.com/Entertainment Weekly)
+I had to avoid this story for Sunday Funday’s only-good-things rule. So here we go. Tragedy & total sadness: Russian Police Arrest 80+ at Gay Pride Rally. (@queerty)
+ In brighter news, I have like 400 Shannyn Sossamon photos for you! Many from the shoot for this new commercial for Martinis!
+The 25 Most Googled Gays: includes Jodie Foster, Ani DiFranco, Adam Lambert, Tila Tequila and number one is our dear dear Lindsay Lohan, obviously. (@advocate)
+Gay marriage pumps $111 million dollars into the Massachusetts economy! In other news, Michael Steele is an idiot.
“Oh people love it when a beautifiul woman self destructs
Like a bird in a cage or a bug under glass people point but don’t touch
But beautiful boys get away with so much, they get away with murder
They can be wasted and dirty and cruel because they know there’s always another girl And you want her, you really want her,
She’s a mirage, in the desert, she’s like water.”
+Tulane Graduation Honors: “Look at you,” Ellen DeGeneres said to the crowd at the Louisiana Superdome. “Usually when you’re wearing a robe at 10 in the morning it means you’ve given up.”(@nytimes)
+Leave it to The Sun to blow this WAY out of proportion: POP beauty FERGIE has become the latest celebrity to admit to a lesbian romp: The 34-year-old star explained: “You’ll like our next video, for I Got A Feeling, because I have a little girl-on-girl tease section of the video.” (@thesun)
+Your WHAT THE FREAKIN’ FRACK of the Day: Girl Scouts exposed: Lessons in lesbianism: “When many parents think of Girl Scouts, they imagine young girls in uniform selling Thin Mints and Tagalong cookies – not learning about stone labyrinths, world peace, global warming, yoga, avatars, smudging incense, Zen gardens and feminist, communist and lesbian role models.” (@wnd)
As aforementioned, here’s some Shannyn Sossamon:
Here’s some DIY I bet you’ve never considered — the Vulva Care Kit from Eve Talks Back. (@etsy)
This is sort of useful and cute: Create a custom color palette from any photo at Big Huge Labs.com