The Closet: Everything Coming Out This Week (June 21 – 27)



What I Like About You “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying to Be a Lesbian” (TeenNick, 1:30) — To help Val forget her troubles, the group takes her to ladies’ night at a local club. Val bonds with a woman named Michelle.


Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family, 8:00) — A teasing source tells me there’s going to be some girl-on-girl smooching. [ Pretty Little Liars recaps]

Losing it with Jillian (NBC, 8:00) Jillian Michaels helps a family that has lost its motivation after the dad lost his job. A step competition and a roller-skating adventure are on the agenda.

HawthoRNe (TNT, 9:00) — We hear there’s going to be a lesbian nurse this season!

For The Bible Tells Me So (Sundance, 6:15pm) — The 2007 documentary explores the relationship between conservative evangelical Christian families and their gay children.

Renovation Realities, “The Morris Project” (DIY, 11:00pm) — Barbara and Cindy renovate a room in their house by themselves.

Women Behind Bars (WEtv, 10:00pm) — This week’s episode deals with 17 year old lesbian Jocelyn Cantu.


Greenovate, “Ilisa & Lila” (Green, 8:00am) — New parents Ilisa and Lila have their house renovated to make a healthier environment for their baby.

House Crashers, “Rock Out Room” (DIY, 9:30am) — Sara and Merle and their kids get a surprise living room makeover.

The View, with guest co-host Melissa Etheridge — Check your local listings.


Police Women of Memphis (TLC, 9:00) — Lesbian policewoman Virginia Awkward apprehends a perpetrator for violating an order of protection.

Wanda Sykes on Ellen — If you missed the original interview in April, here’s your chance to rewatch the out comics.

Boston Med (ABC, 10:00)  — The new ABC documentary series features a lesbian obstetrician who blames the breakup of her relationship on her job.


It’s Me or the Dog, “Pool Party” (Animal Planet, 11:00am) — Maddie and Robyn need help with their overactive dogs.

First Comes Love, “Donna & Polina” (Logo, 4:00pm) — Donna and Polina get married.

Reba, “Van’s Agent” (Lifetime, 8:00pm) — Reba becomes best buddies with Van’s agent, not knowing he’s told her that Reba is gay.

Ellen’s Somewhat Special Special, (TBS, 9:00pm) — Ellen performs at Chicago Theatre for the Just For Laughs festival.

The Rachel Maddow Show, week nights at 9:00 on MSNBC. [’s Rachel Watch]

Issues with Jane Valez-Mitchell, nightly at 7:00 on CNN’s Headline News.

The Suze Orman Show, Saturdays at 5 a.m., 9 p.m., and 12 a.m. on CNBC.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show, daytime weekdays.

Thanks as always to roni1133 for tracking down all the talk show appearances and classic lesbian TV episodes for the week!

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