Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever. (June 5, 2009)

 
 

ERIN KELLY ON BRUNCH WITH BRIDGET
On Brunch with Bridget this weekend, Bridget’s in bed with Loving Annabelle star Erin Kelly. Kelly dishes on playing the “bad girl,” being a director’s muse, and her stint in a Scandinavian fiddle group.

Bridget quizzes Kelly, who graduated high school at the age of 16, on being a smarty pants, and her expertise on nautical lingo.

BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE!

There’s a lesbian contestant (Lisa) on the UK’s Big Brother 10.

TheAge.com has a new interview with out Australian MTV personality Ruby Rose.

Today’s the day to vote for Dee Rees‘s Pariah in the Netflix "Find Your Voice" contest. If the film wins, Rees will receive a $150,000 cash grant, production resources, and the film will be distributed on Netflix.

Top Chef‘s Stefan Richter talks to New York Magazine about fellow contestant and out chef Jamie Lauren, and what "technique" works best for him when it comes to seducing lesbians.

Out lesbian comic Rhona Cameron is taking part in the UK version of Wife Swap this Sunday on channel 4. (Thanks to AE reader Emma for the tip!)

Comic Liz Feldman talks to Amy Adams and Ben Stiller in her latest Shack Talk video.

Cynthia Nixon talks to TheNewYorkTimes.com about putting a human face on marriage equality. (Thanks to AE reader Justine for the tip!)

Tegan Quinn has taken on a producing role with the EP Small Vampires by out artist char2d2.

In honor of Gay Pride month, the Sundance Channel is launching the Gay Pride channel on its Digital Shorts website.

Queer spoken word artist Andrea Gibson asks why art isn’t worth funding on Yellowbird.

A new documentary, Fish Out of Water, by lesbian filmmaker Ky Dickens (and scored by Kaki King) takes on Fred Phelps and homophobia.

In their amusing video "Sex with Ducks," Garfunkel and Oates make fun of equating gay marriage with bestiality (don’t worry, no ducks were harmed in the making of the video).

Nick Cannon, Kanye West and David Blaine having signed on to participate in Ellen DeGeneres‘s next variety special for TBS, taping in Chicago on June 17.

The next episode (Episode 9) of web series Anyone But Me will be posted on June 16, and the season finale (Episode 10) will be posted on June 23 on AfterEllen.com.

The second season of the web series Feed starts today, with Guin Turner and Erin Kelly joining the cast — catch up on the first season and watch the trailer for Season 2 here.

We made a few changes to AfterEllen.com this week — look for more over the coming weeks. Up next: paginated, chronological archives linked to from the bottom of The Latest column, and play-button icons on content that’s primarily designed to "watch" vs. "read" (to make it easier for you to differentiate video-focused blog posts and articles).

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

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