Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever. (April 24, 2009)


"I just got out of a three-year relationship with a woman. It’s funny that after three years of being around it, my mom could still be uncomfortable with the physical element between two women, but she totally is. My friends have been overwhelmingly supportive. I’ve had so many people contact me who I haven’t talked to in years saying that they watch the show and they really like it."

Anyone But Me star Nicole Pacent in an interview with SheWired

It’s been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, which must mean that several entertainers really enjoyed The National Organization for Marriage’s anti-gay marriage ad — enough to film their own parodies. released their own this week, written by Liz Feldman (This Just Out with Liz Feldman) and starring several celebrities, including Jane Lynch, comedian Erin Foley, Alicia Silverstone (Clueless), Lance Bass, George Takei, Jason Lewis (Brothers & Sisters), Sarah Chalke (Scrubs) and Sophia Bush (One Tree Hill).

Whether or not you think it’s the funniest, it certainly stars the most lesbians (and has the most hilarious title).

Watch out for falling gay people!

This Sunday on Brunch With Bridget: Sarah Connor Chronicles star Lena Headey teaches Bridget how to shoot a gun — using bananas.

‘Nuff said.

— by Trish Bendix

Ming-Na (Vanished, ER) will be playing the lesbian character in the upcoming sci-fi series Stargate Universe.

Paola Turban has been cast as a lesbian cop in The Closer.

Wendy and Lisa did an interview with Out magazine.

The world premiere of And Then Came Lola will be in June at San Francisco’s Frameline GLBT film festival. Facebook recently rejected an ad for the movie for being too racy.

Go here to help create a pilot about lesbians living in London.

Out VJ Ruby Rose was named the favorite female at this year’s annual ASTRA awards, which recognize excellence in Australian TV (thanks to wicketcat!)

Out comedian Carol Leifer (who was featured on Oprah’s "sexual fluidity" episode a few weeks ago) did an interview with NPR’s Terri Gross. (Thanks to AE reader bada_bing for the tip!)

The lesbian storyline on U.K. drama Hollyoaks is heating up next week.

That’s it for this week! Got the inside scoop on a hot new lesbian/bi actor/musician/TV show/film? Tell us at Check back next Friday for another edition of Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever.

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