Happy birthday to bisexual actress Bai Ling (45), lesbian comedian Gloria Bigelow and Bridesmaids’ Wendi McLendon-Covey (42).
Bai Ling (left) gets friendly with Spanish actress María León at the 59th San Sebastian Film Festival
And happy belated birthdays to out actress Kristanna Loken, who turned 32 on Saturday, and The L Word’s Erin Daniels who celebrated her 38th birthday on Sunday.
Stephanie Sigman stars in the title role in Miss Bala, about “a young woman clinging on to her dream to become a beauty contest queen in a Mexico dominated by organized crime.” Check out the sexy and disturbing trailer below. (I participated in the Windsor, CT Miss Shad Derby Pageant but the only crime I dealt with was not taking home the crown.)
Sucker Punch’s Vanessa Hudgens recently blogged about her love for the film Black Swan. Hudgens said, “Black Swan I will always love. Natalie Portman is such a talented actress and I love the art house factor in the film. I watch it over and over.” Which LGBT films have you watched more than once?
Tonight, the all female directed series Five will premiere at 9 p.m. on Lifetime. From the website: “The groundbreaking original movie is an anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people’s lives.” I recommend you watch this series with a box of tissues.
The Big Gay Sketch Show’s Nicol Paone will star in the Groundlings’ P.O.V. The sketch comedy show will run for two nights only, so if you want to see Paone in action buy your tickets for Thursday, October 27 at 10 p.m. or Monday, December 5 at 8 p.m. (at The Groundlings Theater 7307 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA).
Congratulations to Shirley MacLaine! The iconic actress will be honored by The American Film Institute with its 40th Life Achievement Award. The actress will receive her award on June 7 in Los Angeles. Did you see her in the 1961 lesbian film The Children’s Hour?
Out actress, comedian and author Geri Jewell shares her Ger-isms with The Huffington Post. First up, “Geri-ism # 1: The Rainbow.” Do you know how the rainbow came to represent the LGBT community?
Tomorrow night, Uh Huh Her will take the stage at the Paradise Rock Club in Boston, MA (967 Commonwealth Ave), on Thursday, October 13th Margaret Cho will be performing at the Leicester Square Theater in London and LGBT supporter Kathy Griffin will be headlining the Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket, CT on October 22.
Lesbian/Bi Video of the Day:
Out MC Shunda K has a new video for her song “It’s Time to Get Paid,” featuring Peaches as a crazy coat-check girl. Does anyone know where I can get Shunda’s “Dat Azz” t-shirt?