Good afternoon everyone! If you live in the States, Happy Labor Day!
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Outspoken comedian and gay ally Sarah Silverman is heading to Showtime. Silverman will serve as co-executive producer (along with Arrested Development‘s Chuck Martin) for the small screen adaption of the film Punching the Clown.
The 2012 RightOutTV Music and Video Awards is accepting submissions for songs and videos. “Openly queer singer/songwriters from around the globe may submit songs as well as music videos in a variety of Indie-friendly categories such as ‘Best Video DIY’ for the more homegrown project, and ‘Best Song So Far’ for those masterpieces written years ago that still deserve recognition.” For submission information head to RightOutTVAwards.com. The deadline for submissions is September 24, 2012 and nominees will be announced October 11, 2012. Good luck!
Good news for you country fans living across the pond:
Chely Wright: Wish Me Away is now available in the UK- itun.es/i6Dq65D
— Chely Wright (@chelywright) September 3, 2012
Tig Notaro is featured in this week’s issue of Entertainment Weekly.
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On Wednesday, September 5, the Hollywood Improv’s monthly Gays R Us comedy show returns with Erin Foley, Big Gay Sketch Show’s Jonny McGovern, Gloria Bigelow and Last Comic Standing‘s Claudia Cogan. The show starts at 8:30 pm at the Improv Annex, next door to the Improv (8156 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles. CA).
The L Word and The Real L Word creator Ilene Chaiken discusses “accurately representing lesbians” in an in-depth interview with the Huffington Post.
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Paste magazine showcased 24 musicians and their paintings including a few works from indie-artist Ani DiFranco.
Tweet of the Day!
Out actress Evan Rachel Wood made me guffaw with the below tweet.
Dear angry man who lives below me, You are beneath me. That is all.
— Evan Rachel Wood (@evanrachelwood) September 1, 2012