I invented an awards ceremony to recognize great achievements in Instagram, bestowing honors upon Janelle Monaé, Lena Waithe, Hayley Kiyoko and King Princess. Guess who won the Thirst Trap Award?
Tig Notaro, Hannah Gadsby and Cameron Esposito dominate year-end stand-up specials lists, an interview with Noelle Stevenson about the new She-Ra, a lesbian in League of Legends, maybe that heartbreaking Charmed storyline won’t last, and more!
Here’s to the lesbian, bisexual, non-binary, queer, trans and free-ass-motherfucker celebrities who opened the closet door a little wider when they walked out of it.
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Hayley Kiyoko responded by taking her entire crew to Disneyworld, and probably went on all the rides ten extra times.
Plus: The Handmaid’s Tale wines debuted and were cancelled in the same day, Evan Rachel Wood on Westworld season three, Rebecca Sugar has so much good stuff to say about queer kids, the season six trailer for Orange Is the New Black, and more!
Plus: Wildfang activism, not ALL Geminis, elderly lesbians watching Hayley Kiyoko, and hero queer teachers.
Also, baby Evan Rachel Wood takes the stage and everybody’s getting Kehlani tattoos.
Lots of queer comedians are getting comedy specials, the cast of the She-Ra reboot, Cat Cora makes a pizza pun, Janet Mock and Ryan Murphy seem like a pretty great team, Billie Jean King loves Abby Wambach, Sue Bird thinks Megan Rapinoe is the poster child for gayness, and more important entertainment information!
Plus: Lauren Morelli and Ellen page are teaming up for a reboot of a beloved LGBTQ mini-series; a trailer for Pimp; Sense8 news; The Bold Type’s second season is getting gayer; and Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, and Olivia Colman are making a movie about a historical lesbian love triangle.
Also: a 9 to 5 reboot with Lily and Jane and Dolly? Paramount puts a pin in Heathers, Evan Rachel Wood’s new queer movie trailer is here, Vulture wonders about the bisexual boom on TV, and more!
In which Annie Clark helicopters her way into your heart, Danielle Brooks meets Missy Elliott and Gaby Dunn finally joins the black parade.
Rosa’s full coming out on Brooklyn Nine-Nine is rocky and bittersweet, incorporating uniquely bisexual experiences to cement itself as a uniquely historic TV moment.
“I’m dating a woman. I’m bi.”
Steph Beatriz got in bed with me last week… and I was super cool about it. Do you REALLY need to ask any further questions before you dive immediately into this episode?!
Also, Evan Rachel Wood traces her root, Brittani Nichols seeks revenge, and also this Bella Thorne thing is still happening, I guess.
In a new art installation, Los Angeles-based photographer Maggie West, who specializes in experimental technicolor lighting and whose work increasingly critiques still-rigid contemporary ideas about gender and sexuality, worked with 40 women subjects — including Stephanie Beatriz, Nikki Hearts, Gaby Dunn, Jazzmyne Robbins, Isis King and more — to do just that.
All the celesbians in our lives are doing great this week – learning new dances, going to pride, climbing into the netherworld – but uh, we’re a little worried about everybody else.
Also, Stephanie Beatriz makes friends with a ghost and Brittani Nichols straight-up ghosts you.
Also, Holland Taylor took Sarah Paulson to a very fancy eating establishment, Janelle Monáe went to outer space, and Meredith Graves chose her Grammy red carpet selfie very wisely.