Good afternoon and happy Monday!
Happy birthday to Marion Cotillard, Lacey Chabert, Monica Bellucci, Fran Drescher and Kathleen Madigan!
Tegan and Sara stopped by The Today Show to chat about their most recent album and perform the song “Closer.”
Michelle Paradise (Exes & Ohs) gave two thumbs up to last night’s Breaking Bad finale.
Great ride, incredible finale. This is what television can be. #GoodbyeBreakingBad
— Michelle Paradise (@michelleparadis) September 30, 2013
Girls creator Lena Dunham and Mindy Kaling watched the hilarious Saturday Night Live parody of Girls together this weekend.
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) September 29, 2013
The SNL parody of Girls was a true honor. — Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) September 29, 2013
Here it is, just in case you missed it:
Lady Gaga is making us wait for more ARTPOP.
Im sorry the tracklisting is late monsters. A few more squirrels snuck into the ARTPOP tree. Don’t worry it will be worth it!
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) September 30, 2013
In out writer Anita Dolce Vita‘s stellar article “You’re Too Pretty to Be Gay’ Is Not a Compliment,” Vita explains, “Both feminine and masculine, are beautiful despite what men think of them. Standards of beauty rooted in misogyny are destructive not just to lesbians but to all women (and men).” Hear, hear, sister!
Last week in a closed-door meeting, The White House celebrated “Bisexual Visibility Day.” Maybe next year the door will be open.
Speaking of politics, CNN Film’s Hillary Clinton documentary has been shelved. But don’t fret, Hillary fans, the NBC Clinton miniseries (starring Diane Lane) is still in the works as well as the biopic Rodham.
A married California couple made headlines when the wife told her husband that she is a lesbian and he, in turn, admitted he is a transwoman. Although their marriage of 20 plus years is now over, they are still best friends. Sounds like a happy ending to me.
Tomorrow night I will be hosting Gays R Us at the Hollywood Improv (8162 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA) featuring out comics Erin Foley, Leah Dubie and Gloria Bigelow!
Tweet of the Day!
Today’s tweet comes from political comedian Kate Clinton.
Congrats to NJ! State motto: Liberty and Prosperity. Halfway there!
— Kate Clinton (@KateClinton) September 30, 2013