Good morning, Brewbies! Trish Bendix is on her way home from Shedonism, so I’ll be serving up your morning dose of lezzy news today. Don’t worry, though, Trish has a full video recap of the Vegas Pride weekend coming your way!
Today, Ellen kicks off the tenth season of her talk show (hurrah!) and you can watch her first season ten monologue before the show airs today!
Last night, ABC closed out its re-airing of Once Upon a Time‘s first season by finally dropping a season two promo, and it is delicious.
OK, but get a load of this real life lesbian fairytale: Artist Taras Polataiko has positioned himself as a “postmodern fairytale mythmaker” in an exhibit at National Art Museum of Ukraine in Kiev. There are five “Sleeping Beauties” who “sleep” on a raised bed on satin sheets for two hours at a time. Any museum visitor (who is over 18 an doesn’t have any contagious diseseas) is invited to kiss the Sleeping Beauty after signing a waiver that he or she will marry the Sleeping Beauty if she awakens to his or her kiss.
Check out the full story with photos at Hyperallergic.com.
Thanks to a campaign mounted by BiNet USA, Google has finally removed “bisexual” from its list of banned words. According to a press release:
From now on, Google will auto-suggest phrases like “bisexual rights,” “bisexual parenting,” and “bisexual quotes.”
The group of queer filmmakers behind the University of South Carolina’s moving It Gets Better video have launched a Kickstarter campaign to create three ten-minute short films that center around queer characters’ origin stories before they become superheroes. Rad, right? You can check out the video below and then hop over to their official Kickstarter page if you’d like to contribute to the project.
And speaking of superhero origin tales, The CW has their eye on one about Wonder Woman! According to Vulture, the network as tapped Grey’s Anatomy‘s Alan Heinberg to develop a series called Amazon.
Get on the horn with Joss Whedon and Gail Simone if you want to do it right, Heinberg!
There are a couple of other pretty cool things happening today in LGBT TV world besides The Ellen Show‘s tenth season: NewNowNextVote with Wanda Sykes premieres on Logo, Sara Gilbert is back with The Talk‘s season three premiere, and The New Normal finally premieres on NBC.
Have a wonderful Monday, friends!