Afternoon Delight: Tilda Swinton is the new face of Chanel, Tina Fey will not host the Oscars

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Happy birthday to Kate Mara, Debra Monk and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas!

The fabulous and angular Tilda Swinton is the new face of Chanel. Good choice, Chanel!


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Dr. Lexie Grey is back! Well, what I really mean is actress Chyler Leigh will be returning to the small screen for the NBC comedy pilot Holding Patterns. The series will follow “a group of friends whose lives are altered after surviving a plane crash.” And no, I’m not kidding. Leigh has been cast as “Leah, the irresponsible, absent-minded, perpetually late slacker. Her life’s a mess and she lacks direction, but she’s not a loser; she’s intelligent, funny, and genuinely values her friends, even when sarcastically mocking them.”

On Sunday, March 10 the Indigo Girls will be performing during The Friends School of Atlanta Benefit Concert at the FSA campus (862 Columbia Drive) in Decatur, GA. The concert starts at 4 p.m. and tickets are almost sold out so if you want to go, act fast.

Out comedian Jill Kushner took to Twitter to ask the question that’s on everyone’s mind.

Mila Kunis graces the cover of April’s Marie Claire UK. (Smile girl, you’re rich and hot!)

Kunis also shares the cover of The Hollywood Reporter with her Oz: The Great and Powerful costars Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams. Oh yeah and James Franco, too.

A transgender 6-year-old is making national headlines. The absolutely adorable Coy Mathis is a first grader at Eagleside Elementary School in Fountain, Colorado. She has used the girls’ restroom for over a year but her parents were recently informed by the school district that she would now have to use the boy’s room. Coy and her parents sat down for an interview with Katie Couric and if you want to smile watch the eight-minute video below.

Lesbian couple Roberta Grossman and Sophie Sartain wrote, directed, and produced the documentary Hava Nagila. The award winning film opens in New York this Friday, in Florida on March 8th and in Los Angeles on March 15.

Comedian Ricky Gervais is once again speaking his mind but this time he’s on our side.

Multi-talented and outspoken singer Peaches will show off her directorial debut Peaches Does Herself during the 2013 Sundance London Film and Music Festival. Peaches will also be performing live at indigO2 in the O2 on April 26.

Tina Fey says she’s not going to host next year’s Oscars. This news makes me want to cry.

Out writer and self-declared butch lesbian Tristan Higgins wrote a revealing piece for the Huffington Post entitled “Why I Hate The TSA.”

Actress Mary-Louise Parker is being accused of using a gay slur during an argument with a shop owner in New York. (In my mind and heart Parker is innocent until proven guilty.)

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Melissa Ferrick needs your help to fund her 2013 tour for The Truth Is.

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