Afternoon Delight: “Damsels in Distress” cast covers “Town & Country,” “Maleficent” to start shooting soon

Good afternoon world!

Happy birthday to Pretty Little LiarsShay Mitchell, Mandy Moore and Grey’s Anatomy‘s Chyler Leigh! And Happy 17th anniversary to 3 Way‘s Maile Flanagan and her wife Lesa Hammett!


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Need more Lena Headey in your life? Well, then I have some good news for you. Game of Thrones has been picked up for a third season. Are you surprised? I’m not.

Parks and Recreation‘s Aubrey Plaza posed with her Damsel in Distress castmates on the cover of April’s Town & Country magazine.

Angelina Jolie is prepping to shoot Maleficent, the live-action version of Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty. Jolie spoke with EW about playing the title villainess role, “It’s the first time they’re looking at this epic woman … I hope in the end you see a woman who is capable of being many things, and just because she protects herself and is aggressive, it doesn’t mean she can’t have other [warmer] qualities. It’s a really great script. I’m having a lot of fun. I’ve already got my horns fitted. My kids are very happy.” As a child, Maleficent scared the s—t out of me so hopefully I’ll be able to hold my own with this film.

Today history was made when the Miss Universe Organization announced they will allow transgender contestants to compete. This news follows the controversy over Miss Universe Canada contestant Jenna Talackova, who was originally disqualified from the competition for not being a “natural-born” female.

Yesterday Anyone But Me‘s Nicole Pacent showed off her skillz on Facebook with the below caption.

“Yup, I’ve become a SoCal cliche. And, ya know, I’m totally cool with it.”

If you’re a lesbian/bi mom take a gander at out poet Cheryl Dumesnil‘s article for The Huffington Post entitled “When Lesbimom Reads to the First Graders.”

Tonight our own Ali Davis will be attending the sold out Writers Bloc event with Rachel Maddow and Bill Maher. Maddow will discuss and sign her new book, Drift. If you’re lucky enough to go to the 8 p.m. event grab me an extra copy of Drift for my mom. My mom is an avid Maddowphile!

Lesbian/Bi Tweet of the Day!

Today’s word of inspiration come from Chicago based lesbian comedian Cameron Esposito.

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