Happy Hump Day!
Canadian lesbian film Vic + Flo Saw a Bear opens in the States this Friday. The Village Voice recommends it to New Yorkers.
An Australian play called Pinball follows “a lesbian couple trying to gain custody of a son” in the 1970s. It opens Feb. 11, so go see it if you can.
Congrats to Tegan and Sara on their Juno nominations. They’re up for Single of the Year, Group of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Pop Album of the Year. The Junos are like the Grammys of Canada, so it’s pretty rad for them.
Brandi Carlile covers “The Chain” on a new compilation out this week. You can buy Sweetheart online, or just buy her track.
Angel Haze told Out she is very influenced by Tracy Chapman. She also talked about her pansexuality:
“Sexuality is like having a favorite color. It doesn’t rule you, you know? And I should be able to do whatever and whoever I want at any given time. And then I realized I was attracted to transgender people and people who classify themselves as ‘other.’ It didn’t change anything about how I looked at life. There was no brand-new, kaleidoscopic view of everything: ‘Holy fuck! I like a transgender person. God is real.’ No. It was one part of me that just evolved.”
If you haven’t listened to Dirty Gold yet, do yourself a favor and give it a go. So good.
Several female artists contributed to Qu33R, a new collection of queer comics. I need this, like, yesterday.
Brooklyn-based drag king Goldie Peacock talked with The Huffington Post about teaching “drag education” workshops.
I love love love Ingrid Michaelson‘s new song and video “Girls Chase Boys.” I know you will, too, especially if you like Robert Palmer‘s iconic video for “Addicted to Love.”
On tonight’s episode of the TBS comedy Men at Work, Emmanuelle Chiriqui plays a bisexual woman dating one of the major male characters, and he gets jealous of her lesbian ex.
Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, *Ghost Whisperer “Slam” (Chiller 9 a.m.), *Degrassi “Dirt Off Your Shoulder, Pt. 1 & 2″ (TeenNick 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.), But I’m a Cheerleader (Showcase 12:05 p.m.), *Police Women of Memphis “Whose Hair Is This?” (DFH 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Law & Order: CI “Tru Love” (Ion 2 p.m.), Girl Code marathon (MTV 2:13 p.m.), Tanner Hall (Showcase 3:20 p.m.), Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (HBO Comedy 4:10 p.m., 1:40 a.m.), *Finding Bigfoot (Animal Planet 5 p.m./6 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Black Sails “I.”/”II.” (Starz 7:50 p.m./9 p.m., 11:50 p.m./1 am.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Real World: Ex-Plosion “Ex-Plosion” (MTV 10 p.m.), Men At Work “I Take Thee, Gibbs” (TBS 10 p.m.), *Buffy “Reptile Boy” (Pivot 10 p.m.), Sarah Paulson on Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC 11:35 p.m.), Notes on a Scandal (HBO 1 a.m.), *House of Lies “Associates” (Showtime 1:30 a.m.), *First Comes Love “Fern and Susan” (Logo 5 a.m.), *First Comes Love “Mandy and Denika” (Logo 7 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)