If you’re in NYC, tickets for Fun Home: The Musical are now available to see it when it opens at the Public Theater in October. Speaking of the Alison Bechdel graphic novel, it’s been chosen by a South Carolina college as part of required reading for a course and some people are up in arms about it because it is “pornographic.”
The Atlantic has a piece on the dying lesbian bar scene in New York City. (Interestingly, a dude wrote it.) Mostly it says lesbians can exist in straight bars easier than gay dudes and we like to have potlucks and shit.
The Daily Beast published a story on why it’s not easy for black celebrities to come out. Two of the quoted sources (a gay actress and a director) wish to remain anonymous.
Billie Jean King might have been outed years ago, but she said it still wasn’t easy to be a lesbian in professional sports. In fact she said she didn’t accept her sexuality, truly, until she was in her 50s.
I cannot wait for American Horror Story: Coven. We finally have out first, brief, creeptastic look at the series, coming to FX this fall.
Patheos has an essay from a 72-year-old Christian grandmother who knew she was gay but didn’t come out until late in life because she was scared.
Today in Lesbianish TV: *The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), All My Children (OWN 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Melissa & Joey (ABC Family 7 p.m.), *True Blood (HBO Signature 8 p.m., HBO 10 p.m.), *Ray Donovan (Showtime 8 p.m.), Our Idiot Brother (Showcase 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Your Sister’s Sister (Showcase 9:30 p.m.), Top Chef Masters (Bravo 10 p.m.), The Challenge: Rivals II (MTV 10 p.m.), *The Killing (AMC 10:31 p.m.), Brother vs. Brother (HGTV 11 p.m.), Amber Heard on Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC 11:35 p.m.), Lindsay Lohan on Late Show with David Letterman (CBS 11:35 p.m.), Fran Lebowitz on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC 12:36 a.m.), *Angel Haze on Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC 1:37 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)
*Denotes a rerun