Happy Hump Day!
Out author Achy Obejas writes about why her normal family is also quite radical.
Austra has a new single, “Forgive Me.” You know who else loves Austra?
Ebony has a great piece on coming out from Karess Taylor-Hughes. An excerpt:
Reflecting on history, I recognized that the 1960s fight for African-American civil rights was one that grew by inviting all communities to participate. I understood that my very presence would encourage more LGBT people of color to make themselves visible. I continuously put myself in spaces of color and saw that it inspired more individuals to come out. And in coming out—and becoming visible—they too began to realize they were empowering some folks to live freely and educating others about the presence of LGBT people of color.
Karess is part of the documentary The New Black, which is playing in select cities this fall.
Patty Schemel‘s new band UPSET premiered their video for “You & I” but she is not in it! Well, except for that tiny cameo at the end.
Luscious Jackson has a new track called “Rock On.” I will, thank you!
In case you’re wondering how Janine Brito feels about Columbus Day…
In an interview with the Post-Crescent, Alison Bechdel says she’s not used to all the attention she’s been getting in recent years from her bestselling graphic novels.
“For most of my career I was like on the margins and kind of banging on the door, let me in, let me be part of this, and all of a sudden I became part of it. It was sort of unmooring.”
Wow, this promo for Lost Girl‘s new season has a lot of Bo in the boudoir.
Lily Tomlin attended the premiere of Bridegroom and offered some words of support to the film’s subject Shane Bitney.
Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Ellen DeGeneres on Bethenny, *Buffy (FX 7 a.m., 8 a.m.), *Tabatha Takes Over marathon (Oxygen 7:30 a.m.), *Ellen (FX 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m.), *My First Home (DFH 9 a.m.), *Roseanne (We 10 a.m.), Pariah (HBO Zone 10:25 a.m.), *The People’s Couch (Bravo 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m.), *True Life marathon (Logo 12 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime 1 p.m., 2 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Iyanla: Fix My Life(OWN 2 p.m.), Monster (Universal HD 2 p.m.), *Black Ink Crew (VH1 2:45 p.m.), *Jersey Strong marathon (Pivot 3 p.m.), *Degrassi (TeenNick 4 p.m.), D.E.B.S. (Encore Action 4:20 p.m., 11:40 p.m.), *Raising McCain (Pivot 5:30 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Real Housewives of New Jersey (Bravo 7 p.m.), *Law & Order: CI (Ion 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), American Horror Story: Coven (FX 10 p.m.), Jersey Strong (Pivot 10:30 p.m.), Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (FXX 11 p.m.), *Brother vs. Brother (DIY 11 p.m.), *Iron Chef America “Cora vs. Stupak” (Cooking Channel 11 p.m.), *Friends (Nick 11:33 p.m.), Mulholland Dr. (Starz Cinema 11:50 p.m.), Boys Don’t Cry (HBO 1 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)