Rachel Maddow has decided what her show specializes in, and we like it. Also; Chicago’s only lesbian bar closes its doors, BBC newsgirl comes out, Kate Winslet is an ideal body type, Hillary Clinton, the TMI decade and why the hell do college kids get such long winter breaks?
In this new reality-TV-saturated world of ours, has the genre’s pioneer swapped stories about sexuality for stories about sex? “The Real World Washington DC” attempts to knock some sense into these drunk crazy sex-hungry animals by giving them Human Rights Campaign jobs, religion, patriotically inspired decor and you know, um, a hot tub and two bisexuals.
Carlytron compiles an EPIC 2009 television wrap-up wherein she gives absurd awards to your favorite shows and characters.
It took me until the end of 2009 to catch up with the gaming world first-hand. But now I have an Xbox 360 to christen the coming decade. So take that, 2009!
You think you love your Macbook Pro? These rapping apple product fanatics have you beat.
The Real World DC premieres tonight and Emily, a super-cute 21-year-old bisexual, confesses that she’s “not sure the positives will outweigh the negatives.” Also, Ep 202 of Anyone But Me, Lohan’s 6126 line, Rosie & Kelli both have new ladyfriends now, Goldfrapp=gay, Brittany Murphy updates, a call for bi writers, and more Top 20/30/100 lists!
What are you wearing for New Year’s Eve? What are you wearing right now? Do you wanna cyber? JK about the cybering, we’ve got clothes to put on and a brand new Style Editor to do it with. Meet Becky, your new BFF of Queer Grrl Fashion, and plan your holiday outfit.
Rather than turn over custody, an ex-gay Mom has just vanished into thin air. Two gay men got married yesterday in Latin America’s first gay marriage. The LAPD is not down with discrimination. The Senate confirmed the first gay U.S. marshal. Gay rumors are flying in an Illinois Senate race. And The Tyra Banks Show is calling it quits!
In a special guest edition of the College Lesbianage, Katrina will offer advice on how to make it through winter break with the family. Except that she doesn’t really have a pantsless leg to stand on, is writing from an undisclosed location, and has no idea what she’s talking about.
Are you tired of all the end of the year/decade lists? Well, TOO BAD, I’m forcing another one on you: the New York Times Picturing the Past 10 Years. But don’t worry, it’s all fun graphics!
While we keep losing on the gay marriage front, it’s getting easier for gay people to get elected. Dead magazines, dead feminism (again, this time it’s Hilary’s fault), Living NYE Parties, Judge Judy, sex tapes, trending topics, the end of time, trans inclusion in feminism, queer lounge, 2009 WERE YOU LISTENING?
I said once on twitter that I wanted to read Mary Gaitskill describe Lady Gaga, and then it turned out that such a thing had in fact already happened. !. Mary Gaitskill on Lady Gaga at ryeberg curated video: “This video is to me a picture of hell. It is so normal, yet so terrible.”
The New York Times looks at sexual harassment in the military and many commenters agree that the problem is that women are too sexy and men will be men. We vehemently disagree, obvs. The Prop 8 trial will be tweeted from within, which means we are finally in the future! Oh wait, nvm — anti-equality morons in Iowa are already gearing up to vote for a constitutional ban on human rights in 2010.
With so much excellent music being released in 2009, contributing writer Isabelle had a hard task narrowing down a list of the year’s Top 10 records – featuring releases from Patrick Wolf, Metric, Neko Case, Tegan & Sara and more. Which record took out the #1 spot? Check it out and tell us if you agree.
We update you on the top 5 ladies leading the race to the top of the Hot Girl Awards. Also; new expose on Louisa May Alcott, Serena Williams Athlete of the Year, Valentine’s Day (the film), fads of the 00s, and 342 movies in 7 minutes.
Still teaching your mom how to turn on her digicam? Has your nephew figured out what an app is yet? What sorts of holiday tortures did your poor tech-savvy soul endure this year?
2000-2009: The Decade in Poetry at the Poetry Foundation. There’s some Eileen Myles in there. (I love her) “The women poets I know are beginning to understand feminism as a sly term that can hold a lot. All that it needs…”
“Midlife lesbians” are apparently having a heyday — again! Queer activists are forcing Eminem to hate gay people a little less than he did before, Angelina kind of sort of maybe might have an open relationship, queer girls in sports lost a great advocate, and the state of religion in America. Also, pictures of Lady Gaga!
A look back at some of 2009’s sexiest lesbian moments and best stories (remember Barbie sex positions?) & a look ahead at calendars for next year. Lots of photos, lots of videos, your nonstop girl-on-girl pleasure center starts now!
F*ck yeah lesbian/queer/genderf*ck tumblr blogs – when it comes to stuff gay girls like, tumblr is the best thing to happen to photography ever. Here’s a sampling of the very best.