Music

Jennifer Corday, Lesbian Country Rocker: The Autostraddle Interview

Chely Wright ignited a media frenzy when she came out last month, but lesbians have had an out country/rock star to call their own for years — Jennifer Corday. With 3 albums and her music featured in films and on TV, Corday is on a roll as she completes her upcoming record. She talks to Autostraddle about being gay in country, why lesbians love girls with guitars, and tells tales of the trouble her Gretchen Wilson “Redneck Lesbo” parody has gotten her into.

Arts + Pop Culture

Chely Wright on Ellen: Why We Love Watching Out Celebs Meet Ellen DeGeneres

Chely Wright was interviewed last week on Ellen, gets teary, talks about Ellen’s Mom, and we take a look at why Ellen’s show has been so important for out celebs, and why Ellen, like Oprah, succeeds because of her “outsider” status, not in spite of it. Everyone is having a fabulous time this Sunday Funday! Librarians are covering Lady Gaga songs while she’s hanging around British pubs, Neil Patrick Harris is surprising his boyfriend with awesome parties, a brief gay pride parade happens successfully in Moscow, the “first modern lesbian” will get her time in the spotlight, and Gawker would like to talk to you about prescription medication.