Idina Menzel wants Elsa to be gay too, Marceline sings another love song about Princess Bubblegum, Laverne Cox’s new legal drama hires a trans writer, and Shonda Rhimes really didn’t mean for Callie to leave Grey’s Anatomy that way.
The first trailer for Finding Dory is here and so is Ellen’s commentary on Starbucks’ new “Satan Sippers.” Freeheld’s director feels like his movie was “de-gayed.” New teasers for Transparent and Jessica Jones. Ilene Chaiken knows you want a Cookie Lyon standalone show. And more, more, more!
We’ve come so far since same-sex kisses on television only happened once in a show’s entire run, rarely involved lesbian or bisexual characters and generally were obscured by somebody’s hair!
Also in today’s fix: a breakdown on gender and racial diversity in TV writing, Ellen Page and Ellen Degeneres talk coming out, lots of people talking about Cara Delevingne, Rosie O’Donnell’s guest spot on Empire, Olivia Wilde has made out with girls and other important stories!
All of the gender neutral bathrooms, tiny dragons, the ultimate gay marriage mic drop, Peoria’s first pride in a long time, and more!
Chris Brown stands up a gay party for being too gay, Ellen DeGeneres talks to Caitlyn Jenner about same-sex marriage, Bangladesh gets its first lesbian cartoon character, new music from Christine & The Queens, queers are all over The Root 100, SO MANY new queer movies to look forward to AND SO MUCH MORE!
Ellen DeGeneres’ GapKids x ED Collection is smart, cute, and full of subtly subversive messaging against prescriptive gender roles. Basically, the best girl’s clothing line I’ve ever seen.
If you spent the last six days wondering what’s happening with Sara Quin’s cat, have I got a treat for YOU! Also Ellen Page, baby DeAnne Smith and Samira Wiley in a hoodie.
Miley Cyrus hated Hannah Montana, Kristen Stewart and Jane Lynch chatted merrily on morning TV, Ellen accepted another Teen Choice Award with a heartwarming speech, Cara Delevingne is done with modeling, Julia Nunes released a brand new video, and more!
Canada’s gonna have a trans woman on a federal ballot, Markie Beth learned to scuba dive just to propose and there’s proof, H&M’s sister company launched a trans-centered campaign, Madonna told Russia to f*ck off and P!nk would like to teach the world to sing a new song for Ellen.
Stories include lethal lesbian vampires, Ellen Page’s lesbian movie Freeheld, girls liking girls in music videos, Welcome to the Dollhouse Part Duex, Ellen changing the world, Tig Notaro’s new doc and so much more!
Lily Tomlin and Laverne Cox lit up the red carpet at the Tribeca Film Festival, Tig Notaro’s new comedy-documentary is a hit, Ellen wants to be an Avenger, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival is coming to a close, and this is how you cuddle a pony.
The future of Lexa on The 100, Going Clear, a new bisexual character of color on a sitcom, K-Stew & Alicia Like Old Marrieds and more!
The 26th Annual GLAAD Awards in Los Angeles was a fantastic and star-studded evening of joy and magic laughter!
Liz Feldman is one of the funniest women in Hollywood, so I hope NBC loosens the reins and lets her get a little more real.
On our recent survey of Autostraddle readers over 29 we asked “who was the first lesbian or bisexual celebrity/public figure you remember being aware of?” These are the scientific results of that particular investigation.
“I have the last say on every word. So know that it comes through me. It’s not being written by a bunch of straight people in a room, like, ‘What would a lesbian say?'”
I woke up this morning with a burning desire to talk about Tori from “Saved by The Bell.” Did you wake up wanting to talk about Mama Keaton or Darlene Conner? I bet you did.
Oh, you know, just a recap of the most important TV moment in the history of lesbianism.
One Big Happy is coming to NBC in March. So soon!