Happy Tuesday! I am back from the Midwest and ready to stop eating everything in sight. I hope you got everything you wanted.
the xx has released a new demo called “Open Eyes.” It is kind of Mazzy Star-esque.
Rachel Maddow sat down to have a conversation with Slate and it’s in five parts. I’ll share one with you and then go to Slate and watch the rest immediately.
Check out this new video of “Domino” from Jessie J. She wants it to save your terrible, no good good, very bad day.
The Guardian has compiled The Top 10 Lesbian Kisses of All Time, but I am pretty sure they haven’t been to some of the same parties I have — or the Dinah.
NPR did a piece on how many triumphs we’ve had as a community this year. It’s a good reminder of our progress.
Another day, another female celebrity’s girl crush! This time, it’s Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who apparently crushes on someone with the same last name as her: Kareena Kapoor. Sonam told a reporter:
Pariah filmmaker Dee Rees shared her coming out story with Salon. And she told Collider about her upcoming projects, which sound so cool:
Dee Rees, so glad to have you in Hollywood!
Sandra Bernhard talked with Blackbook about her career and upcoming New Year’s show at Joe’s Pub in New York. One of my favorite quips:
And that’s why people enjoy you, Miss Bernhard.
Amy Ray is releasing her new solo album, Lung of Love, on February 28. Guests on the CD include Julie Wolf, Melissa York, Kaia Wilson, Brandi Carlile and Lindsay Fuller. Sounds pretty rad.
Syd tha Kid told The Huffington Post that her being part of Odd Future hasn’t silenced any critics of the rap group’s homophobia. She said:
She also said she doesn’t see the controversial video for “Cocaine” as any different from Black Swan.
The difference is, Syd, that Black Swan was about someone who is cray cray and imagining things. You straight up gave a girl drugs and pushed her out of your car for passing out.
A Brooklyn woman who was killed in a tragic hit-and-run this weekend left behind a wish-list of things she wanted to do in her lifetime, which included marrying her partner and opening up a home for homeless LGBT teens. R.I.P. Donna Fountain.
Today in Lesbianish TV: *The Ellen DeGeneres Show, *Roseanne (MyTV 10:30 a.m.), The Kids Are All Right (HBO Signature 10:45 a.m.), *The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Tabatha’s Salon Takeover marathon (Bravo 4 p.m.), *The Rosie Show (OWN 7 p.m.), *Glee (Fox 8 p.m.), *What Would You Do? (OWN 8 p.m.), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (AMAX 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Hot in Cleveland (TV Land 10 p.m.), The Kids Are All Right (HBO Signature 10 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)