Good morning! I’m so happy to say that my former state Illinois has approved marriage equality, and not a minute too soon!
Last night on The Voice Kat Robichaud sang Mary Lambert‘s “She Keeps Me Warm” on the live show. Mary herself tweeted she was watching the show and was brought to tears by the performance. You can vote for Kat by buying the single on iTunes, going to the show’s website or calling (877) 553-3704.
— Kat Robichaud (@katrowbeeshow) November 6, 2013
Also on the list, politicos Roberta Kaplan and Hilary Rosen and Prop. 8 winners Kris Perry and Sandy Stier.
How is President Obama doing on LGBT issues? Politifact says fair, with room for improvement.
If you’re in the Baltimore area, check out Joan Cox‘s exhibit “Taboo.” Her mixed media depicts all kinds of lesbian couples and “brings to light the genuine and tender connection experienced when two women fall in love.” I love her work.
Samantha Ronson is lending her image to the No More campaign that fights against domestic violence.
Sometimes people wonder if we still need LGBT specific things like film festivals or book awards. The Guardian argues the latter encourages LGBT authors to be more visible. (You might get some new reads out of the column, too.)
Paper magazine talked with Luscious Jackson about their triumphant return.
Jada Pinkett Smith, Alyson Hannigan, Jane Fonda, Colbie Caillat, Maria Shriver, Maria Bello, Jane Seymour, Lily Tomlin, Joss Whedon, and Gloria Steinem (whew!) all attended Make Equality Reality in Los Angeles on Monday.
A new trailer from Francesca Gregorini‘s Emanuel and the Fishes is on the net, as the movie is finally coming to theaters in early 2014.
Callie’s dad is back to console her on an upcoming episode of Grey’s Anatomy.
Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, *Buffy (FX 7 a.m., 8 a.m.), *Ellen marathon (FX 9 a.m.), *Catfish: The TV Show “Keyonnah & Bow Wow” (MTV 9:30 a.m.), Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime 1 p.m., 2 p.m.), Tanner Hall (Showtime 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Your Sister’s Sister (Showtime 2:35 p.m.), *Iron Chef America “Cora vs. Hilson” (Cooking Channel 3 p.m.), *Raising McCain “Bullying” (Pivot 4 p.m.), Rent (Starz InBlack 5:50 p.m.), *Finding Bigfoot marathon (Animal Planet 6 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Dream School “Suze Orman’s Smackdown” (Sundance 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Property Brothers “Nancy and Rhonda” (HGTV 9 p.m.), American Horror Story: Coven “Burn, Witch. Burn!” (FX 10 p.m.), *Modern Family “Fulgencio” (USA 10:30 p.m.), Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (FXX 11 p.m.), Sara Gilbert on The Arsenio Hall Show (CW 11 p.m.), Brother vs. Brother “The Fallout” (DIY 11 p.m.), Ellen DeGeneres on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC 11:34 p.m.), Black Ink Crew “You’re a Wreck!” (VH1 12:30 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)