Kelly McGillis Gets Civil Unionized, Glambert Gets “Apology” from Daily 10 D-Bag, Elmo Upstages Katy Perry


First Jane Lynch, now Kelly McGillis who you likely recognize from Top Gun and Tasha’s courtroom nemesis on The L Word. The New York Times loves them some high profile gay marriages (thank God)! Kelly was “joined in a civil union” with her girlfriend, Melanie Leis, in New Jersey, on Sept. 15 and received a nice newspaper spread to celebrate.”

Ms. Leis, 42, is a regional sales executive in Philadelphia with Independence Communications, which provides Muzak to businesses. She is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music.



So, on The Daily 10, Michael Catherwood thought it would be really funny to remark that were Adam Lambert to get jailed for the alleged “attack” on a paparazzi photographer (he did not attack the photographer, needless to say, although honestly I’m not sure why paparazzi photographers have rights when they are constantly violating everyone else’s privacy), that Adam Lambert would probably like it because,”From what I know about jail, Adam Lambert probably wouldn’t have too bad a time!” HAHAHAHAHAAHAAHAHA! RAPE LOL!!!!! GAY MEN LOVE RAPE! What the fuck Catherwoood. Suck it.

Again, this guy has a job and many of us and you do not. Life is so confusing.  Now he’s apologized…kinda:

“@adamlambert I’ve always been a vocal supporter of the Gay community. If offense was taken I’m sincerely sorry. Merely an attempt at comedy. My genuine apology to all in the GLBT community as well. Identifying me as homophobic is wrong though. Tasteless yes, but not hateful. I’ve identified that I misspoke and I sincerely apologize. All I can do is ask for forgiveness.”

Maybe he should get fired? Yeah OK.


Lohan is going back to jail. Sigh. “Lindsay Lohan’s probation has been revoked and a bench warrant has been issued for her arrest after she admitted failing a court-ordered random drug test stemming from her DUI case. The bench warrant is being held until 8:30 a.m. Friday when the actress, 24, is due to appear in court.” (@us)


So, for some insane reason my parents took me to see Single White Female back in 1991 and I’ve  been scarred ever since. And now they’re pseudo re-making that terrible/awesome stalker-lesbian film under the title The Roommate and starring Leighton Meester and Minka Kelly.  Thoughts, feelings?


Our favorite twinsies are digitally releasing The Complete Recollection this week, and it’s action packed: The Making of So Jealous and The Con: The Movie as well as 7 albums and 13 music videos, all in one place!


This is a f*ing miracle. Fiona Apple, poet and songstress of our most intimate feelings (next to Ani Difranco and Sarah McLachlan) actually sat in a room and composed new music for the first time in 6 years, to be released in 2011. Who else spent their college dorm room days crying to Tidal & When the Pawn? (@billboard)


Here come the Gleeks! Exploring the playful and punny language of fandom, from Trekkies to Gleeks.


AfterElton has compiled a listicle of their own: Top 50 Favorite Gay Films, as voted by their readers. Coming in at #1 is Brokeback Mountain. (@afterelton)


Gwyneth Paltrow will be appearing in a November episode as a love interest for Mr. Shue. (@eonline)


Elmo upstages Katy Perry on Sesame Street:

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  1. Fiona Apple is my future wife. I proposed to her in a letter. She hasn’t written back yet, but since it takes her five years to write anything, I’m not worried.

    • A good friend of mine slipped her a note like 10 years ago saying how she changed his life and invited her to speak at his high school’s gay & straight alliance and she wrote him back a long, hand-written letter like 2 weeks later.

  2. “True, devoted fans end up making their own societies based on narratives or songs that make more sense to them than the popular ones about family, flag, and the Lord Baby Jesus.”

    Aw well said article writer, we totally do!

  3. Who else spent their college dorm room days crying to Tidal & When the Pawn? Uh, the girl next door to me certainly did, on repeat, at inappropriate hours, constantly (well, not sure about the crying). Kind of ruined Fiona Apple for me. (She also wore a uniform of a shirt with the collar popped and leggings, she was a woman of many terrible habits.)

  4. I posit that, given the evidence (Ellen and Portia, Wanda and Alex, Kelly McGillis and Melanie Leis, and *someday* Rachel Maddow and myself), it is impossible not to conclude that gay people make the cutest celebrity couples.

  5. Geezus…. I’ll be turning 50 next year and yet she looks like my grandmother.

    And what the hell is up with those clothes and that gawdawful hairdon’t.

    Mazel Tov, honey …time for a serious makeover and STAT!

  6. Totally psyched for the new Fiona album, my old cassette of criminal (which I bought on the sly when I was like 13) is still in my old room at my parents.

  7. haven’t ever cried to Fiona but I am ecstatic she’s releasing new music

    I had to stop watching the trailer when Leighton ripped out that girls belly button ring? Lolz

  8. That’s right Katy Perry, Elmo is too cool to play with you.
    My favorite part of that Sesame Street clip is when Oscar the Grouch pops his head out of his trash can, sees Katy Perry, grumbles then hides.

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