Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever. (October 10, 2008)

 
 

I HOPE SOME OF THE MONEY GOES TO PROVIDING LOLA CAB FARE

Just released this week: The trailer for And Then Came Lola, the romantic comedy starring Ashleigh Sumner, Jill Bennett, Cathy DeBuono, Jessica Graham, Candy Tolentino, and Angelyna Martinez we mentioned last October.

Need a little reminder?

Even if this photo is not tecnically promoting the film, it’s one of the better marketing tools for a movie I’ve seen in a long time.

Here’s the plot summary:

In this sexy, lesbian romp, loosely inspired by the art house classic, Run, Lola, Run, a talented but distracted photographer (Lola), on the verge of success in both love and work, could lose it all if she doesn’t make it to a crucial meeting on time. But, as usual, Lola is late. With her job and girlfriend on the line, she has three chances to make it right. In a desperate race through the streets and backrooms of San Francisco time grows short — will Lola make it? Will she come at all?

Now watch the new trailer:

The filmmakers are currently trying to raise funds to finish the film, and you can donate to the cause here. To keep up on news about the movie, visit their MySpace page, and we’ll let you know here once there’s a release date.

WE’RE HERE, WE’RE QUEER, AND WE WIN AWARDS!
AE reader Angela tipped us off that out musician Anika Moa took home the award for Best Female Solo Artist at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2008 (also known as the Tuis).

Here’s Anika performing live at the event, the biggest in the show’s 43-year history:

The Maori singer-songwriter came out a year ago — and it doesn’t appear to have hurt her career.

THIS WEEK IN LINDSAY — THE SPANISH EDITION
Last week, E! Online Latino featured a "hottest couple" poll which included Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson, along with Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens; Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel; Blake Lively and Penn Badgley; and Hayden Pannetiere and Milo Ventimiglia).

Although Lindsay and Samantha didn’t win, they alternated with Zac and Vanessa in first place all week, according to AE reader Sabrina, who kindly took this screenshot for us:

Very cool! But if they had let readers vote on Hayden and Blake as a couple, too, the poll would have been 38% more interesting.

NEXT PAGE: Changes to AfterEllen.com, and a short film contest!

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