NBC has won the bidding war for a "heartwarming comedy about a blended family of a gay couple and the woman who becomes a surrogate to help them start a family" to be written by Glee creator Ryan Murphy and Glee‘s lesbian co-executive producer Allison Adler and directed by Murphy. According to Deadline.com, "Murphy and Adler conceived the idea for the comedy drawing on their real-life experiences having a family or looking to have one." We’ll keep you posted as we get more info on the project.
Jane Lynch made a guest appearance on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 for a very important discussion with students who aren’t allowed to discuss homosexuality in their school. (This video is heartbreaking.)
Madonna’s 1991 documentary Truth or Dare is being released on DVD and Blu-Ray. Pick up your copy of the risque film, available in stores starting January 2012.
Congratulations to WNBA President Laurel J. Richie who will receive “The Shot Caller Award” at BET’s Black Girls Rock! 2011. The star-studded event, hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and Regina King, will air on November 6 at 8 p.m.
LGBT icon and famous mother Cher will finally get her own comic book. It’s about time!
Female Force: Cher is the new biography comic book that “turns back time and tells how this platinum selling singer became an award winning actress and a performer for the ages.” The 32-page comic features art by Zach Bassett and will be available in stores starting in December (or you can pre-order your copy at Amazon).
Lesbian Bi Photo of the Day:
Congratulations to out singer Jessie J, who received the Best Album honors at the 2011 MOBO Awards in Glasgow, Scotland.