Good afternoon and happy hump day!
Happy birthday Kat Dennings, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen and Ally Sheedy!
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Olivia is ringing in its 40th anniversary with Wanda Sykes, Cris Williamson, Vicci Martinez, Melissa Ferrick, Vickie Shaw, CC Carter and Karen Williams! (That’s a lot of gay in one place.) These tremendously talented ladies are teaming up for Olivia’s 40th Anniversary Punta Cana Music & Comedy Festival from May 11-18, 2013.
Speaking of lesbian travel, Sweet is looking for recruiters. Join the Sweet team and win a free week-long trip to the Hard Rock Vallarta Resort!
Since Carrie Underwood is my new favorite lesbian/gay ally, behold, the blonde bombshell is on the cover of Elle Canada!
Rumor has it that Lindsay Lohan is in negotiations to join Bret Easton Ellis‘ “indie sexual thriller” The Canyons. Indie sexual thriller? That’s a lot of genres in one film.
The always eloquent Sarah Silverman cranked out a gem of a quote when asked by Windy City Times with whom she would “swim in the lady pond.” Silverman said, “I feel like you want an answer that more correlates to what women I admire, but the truth is, if I were going to have a lesbian experience it would probably be with a faceless, slutty, big-boob stripper type.”
Out actress Tucky Williams is the new spokesperson for Epilepsy Awareness.
Kick-Ass actress Chloë Grace Moretz stars in the title role of Kimberly Peirce‘s Carrie remake. In an interview, Moretz revealed the new Carrie is quite different than the old Carrie. Moretz said, “Kimberly really put her hand into it and it’s like this dark Black Swan version. You’re going to be psychologically manipulated.” A Black Swan version, huh? Unless it co-stars Mila Kunis, I’m not seeing this horror film.
On Saturday, June 16 the Indigo Girls are taking over the Wiltern (3790 Wilshire Blvd.) in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets are still available for the 7 p.m. show so if you need a “Galileo” fix, act fast.
On Friday, June 22, out comedians Gloria Bigelow and Sandra Valls are celebrating San Francisco Pride during the Eden Comedy Show at Terra (511 Harrison St.).
Reminder, tonight Jane Lynch and Carol Leifer will join forces to Stand-Up for Animals at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, CA.
Tweet of the Day
AE’s own Heather Hogan shared her frustration with her family on Twitter.
When I’m trying to register for a thing and someone already has the user name “heatherannehogan” I get so mad at mom and dad.
— Heather Hogan (@hhoagie) June 13, 2012