Afternoon Delight: Gina Gershon hams it up in “House of Versace” clip

Good afternoon everyone!

Happy birthday to Emmy Rossum, Amy Yasbeck, Jennifer Hudson, Linda Gray and Jennifer Nettles!

Super-songstress and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson
at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards
2013 MTV Video Music Awards - ArrivalsPhoto by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

A Pennsylvania judge has ordered a Philadelphia county clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The state has a ban on same-sex marriage and believes distributing marriage licenses to gay couples “risks causing serious and limitless harm to the public.” What horseshit!

Here’s a shot from Naya Rivera’s Latina magazine’s photo spread. You’re welcome!

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Jane Lynch dished to People about Glee’s Cory Monteith’s memorial episode airing October 10.  Lynch said, “It was hard, and it was beautifully written. We grieved together, and it was so important for the crew to grieve as well, so we kind of all grieved as a big family.”

Battlestar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff attended the premiere of Oculus at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

"Oculus" Premiere - Arrivals - 2013 Toronto International Film FestivalPhoto by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Happy Endings star Casey Wilson and New GirlsJune Diane Raphael (who plays lesbian OBGYN Dr. Sadie) are joining forces for a new ABC comedy. Wilson and Raphael have signed on to write and executive produce a half-hour comedy pilot DINKS which stands for Double Income, No Kids. The series “revolves around a 30-something couple who straddles the line between life with kids and single life without them.”

Rumor has it there is another Wonder Woman movie circling the studios. Chronicle screenwriter Max Landis announced that he’s intending on pitching the superhero film to Warner Brothers. I’m crossing my fingers this film gets greenlit!

Cate Blanchett will lend her voice to the Imax documentary Journey to the South Pacific. 

Buzzfeed posted an article titled “What It’s Like Dating as a Femme Lesbian.” As a lesbian who identifies as “femme,” I found myself nodding along as I read this post.

If you haven’t already heard Luscious Jackson’s new song “Show Us What You Got,” then here you go!

 

Toys R Us announced it’s going to stop gender-specific marketing of toys. It’s about time advertisers realize that not all little girls love the color pink and not all little boys want to play with guns.

Check out the teaser trailer of Lifetime’s House of Versace starring Gina Gershon. I smell an Emmy…wait, that’s just burnt toast. Nevermind.


 

A teacher at West Alexander Middle School in Taylorsville, NC was suspended for showing their classroom Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s marriage equality video “Same Love.” The school’s Associate superintendent issued a statement saying the video was “outside the bounds of the curriculum.”

On September 17, out comedian Jessica Kirson will be taking the stage for Laugh for Literacy.

Photo of the Day!

Speaking of out comedians, Tig Notaro graces the cover of Curve magazine’s October issue.

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