No Filter: Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli Met Melissa Etheridge and the Lesbian Vortex Has Never Been Stronger

Welcome back to No Filter, in which we survey the week in queer celebrity Instagram and maturely discuss all the activities of a bunch of hot, rich people we do not know personally. This week, I must begin by mentioning Kristen Stewart’s incredibly lesbian hair situation as she navigates the red carpet in Cannes with your good friend Carol Aird. In other very gay news, Cara Delevingne and Paris Jackson hung out in public.

Speaking of couples who refuse to acknowledge that they’re dating, Tessa Thompson and Janelle Monáe did not walk the red carpet at the Met Gala together but did attend afterparties together. Don’t think we weren’t paying attention.

Also worth noting: Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual recently discovered A-Camp alum DeAnne Smith and it is a dream come true:

Additionally, Evan decided to weigh in on the revelation that DJ Khaled refuses to perform oral sex upon his long-suffering wife, and upon reading this quote I fell to the ground and had to rest there for a moment.

Riese wanted to make sure you were aware of this important moment in lesbian history.

It finally happened. #friends #centralperk #wewereonabreak

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There’s some kind of irony in Evan’s Westworld character venturing out into the real world (no spoilers) vs Evan’s actual human self venturing into a fictional TV show, right? I think?? Maybe?

That no makeup makeup ??‍♀️

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Every once in a while I like to be reminded that no matter how hot Demi Lovato is, she still has this fucking lion tattoo.


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Oh, hello, didn’t see you there.

Am I the only one here who develops crushes on guitars?

Sitting with your leg(s) up is queer culture.

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This is actually true.
This is possibly the most billiards-appropriate outfit I’ve ever seen.

Sex is fire, sick and tired of acting all tough

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Your ex girlfriend Hayley Kiyoko is here, quoting herself on Instagram. Do you think she’s thinking about me? She’s probably thinking about me.

Don’t play yourself.

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OK, I won’t.


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Only Janelle Monáe could turn casually walking up some stairs into some kind of MC Escher-esque art.

‪i match the wall

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Cameron Esposito has perfected the art of lesbian camouflage.

It started out with a kiss how did it end up like this
It was only a kiss
It was only a kiss


Stef Schwartz is a founding member and the self-appointed Vapid Fluff Editor at She currently resides in New York City, where she spends her days writing songs nobody will ever hear and her nights telling much more successful musicians what to do. Follow her on twitter and/or instagram.

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  1. But you posted all the photos correctly, so it’s a win all around! You’re so right too. Nikki Stanton and Sam Kerr with Piper (and previously with Brooklyn), Jane Campbell with Tink now, Kailen Sheridan and her foster dogs…

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