Have some questions for Megan Rapinoe? She’ll be answering them today at NBC’s Google+ page and NBCOlympics.com. She’s livestreaming at 11:30 ET and you can submit your questions by using #askmegan on Twitter. See you there!
The Star-Observer‘s resident lesbian writer Monique Schafter has penned an “Ode to Ruby Rose.” My favorite line: “I told my mum about you and how close we have become / When you responded to my tweet that time I knew you were the one.”
Artist Tania Olive won the British Journal of Photography’s Best in Show Award for her series Dyke of our Time. She told Artlyst:
I’ve always found the butch and femme labels with which lesbians are associated to be antiquated. In fact, I find the idea that gender is a distinct dichotomy unrealistic. I wanted to show the fluidity of gender in the lesbian community.
Here are some shots from her winning series.
A vigil was held in San Francisco for shooting victims Mollie Olgin and Mary Chapa. There don’t seem to be many updates in the case thusfar.
Heather Peace and her fiancee will not be getting married in a Catholic church. She told Scotland’s Daily Record:
I was brought up a Catholic, and in all honesty, on the happiest day of my life, if you really think I would set foot in any building that would rather I wasn’t there, then you’re having a laugh.
Well be sure to let us know where will be getting married, Heather. In fact, feel free to send me an invite.
Jane Lynch will emcee Roseanne Barr‘s roast on Comedy Central, which happens August 12. I wonder if Sara Gilbert will join the festivities! She’ll have to channel her inner-Darlene.
Today in Lesbianish TV: *The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), *What Not to Wear (TLC 12 p.m.), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (OMAX 12:45.p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS 1:30 p.m.), *Half & Half (TV One 1:30 p.m.), Bound (HBO Zone 1:35 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Glee Live in Concert (HBO 2:30 p.m.), *Crossing Jordan (CIN 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Rachel Maddow on Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO Signature 9 p.m.), Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell (Food Network 10 p.m.), Chelsea Lately (E! 11 p.m.), No Look Pass (Showcase midnight), Brandi Carlile on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS 12:37 a.m.) and LP on Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC 1:37 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)