Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever. (October 5, 2007)

 
 

LESBIAN QUOTE OF THE WEEK #2
"Oh f— that. I want to be number one. I want to be the number one butch."
Gina Gershon on coming in second behind Chloe
Sevigny
‘s character from If These Walls Could Talk 2 on AfterEllen.com’s
15 Hottest Butches list (AfterEllen.com)

THE MUPPETS CAN HAVE MANHATTAN, AFTERELLEN READERS WILL TAKE BROOKLYN
We had a great turnout for our afternoon gathering
at Cattyshack in Brooklyn last weekend. Lori, Karman and I really enjoyed meeting
some AfterEllen.com readers in person, chatting about the site, and actually
being off the computer for three whole hours. AfterEllen.com readers Katherine
and Shae were kind enough to let me post this photo of the four of us from the
event:

Karman would have been in the photo, too, but she was off doing gingersnap
shots at the bar. (Gotta watch that woman every second!)

We’ll try to do these kinds of get-togethers in other cities, too, and with
more advance notice next time.

THE LO-DOWN — IT’S FOR WHITE PEOPLE TOO!
In this week’s episode
of Malinda and Sarah Pecora’s women-of-color vlog The Lo-Down (tagline:
"our snark doesn’t discriminate!"), Sarah explains the lesbian connection
in Heroes, Malinda has more fun with acronyms, and they both discuss
their favorite lines and characters on Ugly Betty. Other topics of
conversation? Sarah Shahi in Life,
Malinda and Sarah’s apparent fascination with uniforms, and whether hot pants
equals flakiness. Watch it here now:


BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE!

Due to time and budget constraints, there won’t be any more new episodes of
She Said What?. Sorry to all of you who
were looking forward to it coming back this fall!

Logo has created fun "Bad
Girls Fast-Forward" clips
to catch you up on each episode.

Risk/Reward, a fascinating documentary about four women on Wall Street (one of whom is a lesbian) is now available on DVD.

Jack & Diane, a lesbian-esque teen werewolf movie, is having
a hard time getting financing
. Oh sure, everyone and their brother will
finance a lesbian vampire movie! But lesbian werewolves? That’s going too far.

GO magazine — formerly a NYC-based lesbian magazine that has
now gone national — is holding a benefit for their GO For the Cure Tour
’08 on Thursday, October 18th, at Sol in New York City, with a performance by
The Cliks and appearances by Margaret Cho and Michelle
Paradise
. Find out more at gomag.com.

Girlports.com,
a new lesbian travel site, launched this week.

Diana Rigg (The Avengers) is playing
a lesbian in the West End play All About My Mother. (thanks Bex!)

There’s a lesbian storyline on the German soap opera called Gute
Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten
(The Best of Times, The Worst of Times).
More on that when I learn how to read German, or someone tells me what’s happening
in English. (Thanks worksforme!)

In case you somehow missed it, the latest
episode of We’re Getting Nowhere
— recapping the mid-season
finale of South of Nowhere
features a guest appearance by Mandy Musgrave and Maeve
Quinlan
, a hot tub scene, and Jill in a trench coat. ‘Nuff said.

This week’s "Lesbian Celebrity Taboo" edition of She Made Me Watch This is now live, with a funny new intro, clues to test your celezbian knowledge, and
guestbian Karman. Don’t worry — we kept her away from the gingersnap shots
this time.

That’s it for this week! Check back next Friday for another edition of
Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever.

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