33 Seconds of GLEE, 10 Books and Oscar-Worthy Lesbian Sex in ‘Black Swan’


As part of their Fall TV issue, Rolling Stone has published the most amazing photo of Chris Colfer (as his Glee character Kurt) in a leather bar:

But that’s not the only Glee news today… check out the just released season 2 promo where the gang sings Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind” in preparation for nationals being in New York City this year. Is it possible SATC2 ruined “Empire State of Mind” for me?



Lambda Literary has published their picks for the Most Anticipated LGBT Books this fall.

1. Mary Ann in Autumn by Armistead Maupin
2. Hate: A Romance by Tristan Garcia
3. Inferno (A Poet’s Novel) by Eileen Myles
4. By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham
5. Me by Ricky Martin
6. Grant Wood: A Life by R. Tripp Evans
7. Fever of the Bone by Val McDermid
8. Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture by Jonathan D. Katz and David C. Ward
9. Room by Emma Donoghue
10. Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi



Choose Your Own Adventure Gets A Sexually Liberated Update: While you’re always going to be a minor Iberian noble, you can choose your sex — and the orientation of your romance. (@jezebel)


Gagaloo graces the cover of the “New York Issue” of V Magazine,alongside Marc Jacobs, dressed as the Statue of Liberty.  Explains V editor Stephen Gan of the pic, “Just as the Statue of Liberty was France’s gift to America, Gaga is, to us, New York’s greatest gift to pop culture and fashion…she has become a bonafide genius and we can safely declare her our muse.”  (@vmagazine)

Also, Gaga figured out a way to make the Monster Ball even gayer, by announcing Scissor Sisters as the Winter 2011 opening act! (@ontd)


Darren Aronofsky’s (Requiem for a Dream & The Wrestler writer/director) potential masterpiece starring Natalie Portman & Mila Kunis is getting serious Oscar buzz at the Venice Film Festival. Portman says: “Darren Aronofsky talked to me about this [sex] scene in our first meeting eight years ago. He described it as: ‘You’re going to have a sex scene with yourself.’ And I thought that was very interesting, because this movie is in so many ways an exploration of an artist’s ego and that narcissistic sort of attraction to yourself and also repulsion with yourself.” AfterEllen has a roundup of all the reviews rolling in. (@afterellen)


Maybe you thought that the gays couldn’t do any worse than The Real L Word, oh no, we get much uglier than that BELIEVE YOU ME. The A List is Logo’s take on The Real Housewives format with following 6 sublime gays in New York City. The cast includes Reichen Lehmkuhl, Amazing Race winner and Lance Bass ex-bf. After surviving The Real L Word, is this something you’d be interested in watching? (@nypost)

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Jess is a pop culture junkie living in New York City. She enjoys endless debates about The L Word, Howard Stern, new techy gadgets, DVR, exploring the labyrinth of the Lesbian Internet, memoirs, working out, sushi, making lists, artsy things, anything Lady Gaga touches, traveling, puppies, and nyc in the fall. Find her on Twitter @jessxnyc or via email.

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  1. Am i the only one who doesn’t like lea michele’s new haircut? just not workin’ for me, especially when she’s playing rachel.

    for serious though, that picture of chris colfer is GOLD. can i have a poster please?!

    also yayyy books! now i know what to spend my b&n giftcard on. :)

    • actually that is Quinn and Santana fighting.

      is it a spoiler if Quinn is in her Cheerios uniform in promo pics? Whatever, I’ve already spoiled you by this point in the comment.

      • I thought it was Brittany and Santana too and I thought, “YES! This can only lead to making out!!” but now that I think about it, there is no reason why Quinn and Santana fighting can’t lead to making out.

  2. Ever since Logo started playing Buffy all the time, I can’t help but feel this vaguely queasy ickness in the pit of my stomach every time they announce a new show/movie/whatever.
    I would cancel my subscription, but I’d feel like a traitor. In other news, I caught up on all my Buffy!

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