Portia de Rossi walks Oprah through the eating disorders she developed as a result of being a teen model and the stress of hiding her sexuality as she climbed the Hollywood ladder. Her story is universal, whether you are gay or have ever been on a diet.
Portia de Rossi reinvents herself once more as Portia DeGeneres, officially taking Ellen’s last name. Also Rosie O’Donnell really liked Portia’s book and we think you will too.
It’s Friday! Here’s a video to make you happy, it’s Ellen DeGeneres dancing on “So You Think You Can Dance.” It’s so happy! Also beforehand she and Portia had vegan lunch.
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.
Portia De Rossi is on the cover of The Advocate with a fantastic in-depth interview, discussing topics including her marriage, equal rights advocacy, career aspirations and her new willingness to speak openly about her private life. Also! St.Vincent, behind the scenes of Skins and Lily Loveless interview, Chloe trailer, lesbian Desperate Housewives, Rihanna music video shoot, Lady Gaga’s telephone video, Vanity Fair responds to the WOC issue (not well), Justin TImberlake loves gender stereotypes, 40 sexiest videos, Jersey Shore and so! much! more!
2009 was hands down totes The Year of the Weirdo. What does 2010 hold for our top 20 Autostraddle Icons? WHO WON?
Carlytron compiles an EPIC 2009 television wrap-up wherein she gives absurd awards to your favorite shows and characters.
We’ve narrowed it down to 14 smokin’ hot babes. Now it’s up to you who will win the Hot Girl Award for 2009’s Epic End-of-the-Year Televisionary? The future of our children is in your hands. Don’t squash it.
Portia De Rossi goes on The View, graces the universe with her radiant beauty & intelligence on topics like being closeted, her career, and equal rights. Elisabeth Hasselbeck is dumb. Kids are more tolerant of diversity, some important dude thinks women will be in the NBA one day, and the best protest signs of 2009.
Kristanna Loken’s broken up with her boy and has a new girl — guess that’s why we kept seeing her out at lesbian WeHo hotspots! The New York Times ponders Ellen’s influence on the marriage equality struggle, John Mayer loves gay clubs, LiLo wants Gaga and “Cracks” looks good!
We don’t want to miss out on an opportunity to make a list of hot girls! Also, Naomi and Emily Skins Season Four spoilers, Sex Rehab and Subtle Sexuality.
“It’s a tiny tiny tiny fraction of our population, one or two percent has this particular orientation and they dominate, dominate, dominate the news, it’s amazing.”
We’ve got a new facebook page and Shane, er, Kate Moennig is stalkable in Pittsburgh, PA. Check out the 40 sexiest frontwomen in rock.
Everyone in the world loves Portia, the Lesbian Exploratorium Project has created an exhibit on “Genderplay in Lesbian Culture,” and Katy Perry and Ellen DeGeneres performed a duet together? Really?
In good teevee news, Ellen interviewed Portia on her show and they are too cute for words. In bad teevee news, there are more interrogation tapes.
Sarah Haskins is funny, Obama is stuck, Kentucky is hateful, and Tyra is weird and also a robot.