A huge congratulations to Alison Bechdel and Mary L. Bonauto for their MacArthur Genius Grants. Two out women who will surely use the money and their powers for good, as Mary is the Civil Rights Project Director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders and was a driving force behind marriage equality and repealing DOMA Alison is, of course, the woman behind The Bechdel Test we use to decipher feminist-friendly movies from those all about dudes, as well as Dykes to Watch Out For, Fun Home and Are You My Mother? Well deserved!
Rosie‘s return to The View gave the show its best ratings in years.
Bisexual writer Daisy Hernández talked with the Huffington Post about her new memoir, A Cup of Water Under My Bed. A quote:
Mary Lambert talked with Out about her childhood and ever-changing faith.
Also in Out, Jill Soloway on creating Transparent. Here she is on her sister, Faith Soloway, who also writes for the show.
Cherry Jones is in a new film called Days and Nights, opening September 26.
It seems Love & Hip-Hop: New York star Erica Mena may have split from her girlfriend, Cyn.
Out actress Geri Jewell attended The Facts of Life reunion at The Paley Center on Monday night. From what I can tell, no one talked about Jo being a lesbian, which is a missed opportunity.
Cara Delevingne will star in Paper Towns, based on the book from John Green. From Variety:
Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, The View (ABC), Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *Comedy Central Presents “Tig” (Comedy Central 9 a.m.), The Young and the Restless (CBS 12:30 p.m.), Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), *Jillian Michaels on Dog Whisperer “Hairy Houdini” (Nat Geo Wild 1 p.m.), Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Image” (Oxygen 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Thirteen (IndiePlex 2 p.m., 9 p.m.), The East (TMAX 2:40 p.m.), *Top Chef: Duels “Dale Talde vs. Tiffani Faison” (Bravo 2:58 p.m.), *South Beach Tow marathon (Tru TV 3 p.m.), *Iron Chef America “Cora vs. Farmerie” (Cooking Channel 4 p.m.), *Kitchen Crashers “Barn Door Blue Kitchen” (DIY 5 p.m.), The Children’s Hour (MGM 5:45 p.m.), Finding Bigfoot: Further Evidence “Swamp Ape” (Animal Planet 6 p.m.), Chloe (Starz Cinema 6:40 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Skin Wars (GSN 8 p.m.), *Beverly Hills Pawn “Solid Gold Plunder” (Reelz 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Ray Donovan “Volcheck” (Showtime 9 p.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “Lessons Learned” (USA 9 p.m.), South Beach Tow (Tru TV 9:30 p.m.), The Bridge “Beholder” (FX 10 p.m.), *Masters of Sex “Below the Belt” (Showtime 10 p.m.), *Property Brothers “Nancy and Rhonda” (HGTV 11 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)