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Good morning! Happy Friday!

Today is National Women and Girls HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, and the HRC wants to make sure LGBT women are in the know. From the lesbian Director of HRC’s Children, Youth, and Families Program Ellen Kahn:

“Early into the HIV epidemic, lesbian, bisexual and queer women sprang into action to take care of their gay and bisexual brothers and friends. Women must continue to step up and step into conversations about sex and sexuality to model for girls and young women the importance of sexual health and well-being, to promote agency over one’s body and to underscore the importance of making comprehensive, LGBTQ-inclusive sexual health education and care available to all.”

Gillian Anderson is just fucking with us now, isn’t she? I’m fine with it.


On May 8th, the New York Guitar Festival’s opening night will celebrate out blues and gospel musician/pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

At Elle UK, a trans woman writes about outing and being outed.

PinkNews put together 22 lesbian/bi jokes to make you LOL.

The Mary Sue writes about last week’s emotional episode of The 100.

Scream is returning for Season 2 on May 31. According to EW:

The second season picks up with Emma’s (Willa Fitzgerald) return to Lakewood after spending several months trying to recover at a retreat — though most wonder whether she truly has moved on. Meanwhile, Audrey (Bex Taylor-Klaus) hides her connection to the Killer, but is getting harassed by someone who knows the truth.

Stop harassing Audrey!

Cult classic The Vampire Lovers is now available on DVD.

Cara Delevingne wrote an essay for Motto about why other people’s approval isn’t more important than how you feel about yourself.

Haley opens up in Billboard.

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Cameron Esposito performed stand-up on The Late Late Show with James Corden last night. Results were hilarious, of course. And super gay.

At least half of teens today identify as not-straight.

The Kenya Film Classification Board demanded a video promoting equality, set to the tune of “Same Love” be taken down. You can seee the “offensive” video below. SHARE IT WIDELY.

Tegan and Sara have announced their new album will be called Love You to Death and will release June 3. But we only have to wait until April 8 for a new single.


The Wrap gives a brief history of LGBT Star Wars characters.

A new Whitney Houston documentary is in the works, so maybe we’ll finally find out more about her relationship with close lez friend Robyn Crawford.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)

FABLife – Guest: Susan Feniger (rerun)
 
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Buffy marathon (Pivot 10 a.m.)

Later… with Jools Holland (MTV Live 10 a.m.) – Goldfrapp performs (rerun)
 
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Gaycation With Ellen Page “Japan”/”Brazil” (Viceland 12 p.m./1 p.m.) (rerun)

Botched “Dr. Nassif Saved My Life” (E! 12 p.m.) (rerun)

 
Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)

House “Lucky Thirteen” (We 1 p.m.) (rerun)
 
Tiny House Hunting “Tiny Retreat in Coastal Maine” (FYI 1:30 p.m.) (rerun)
 
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m., 5 a.m./5:30 a.m.) (rerun)

TruInside “Election” (TruTV 3 p.m., 8 p.m.)

Adventure Time “The Chamber of Frozen Blades” (Cartoon 4:15 p.m.) (rerun)

Chopped Canada “When Life Hands You Lemonade” (Cooking Channel 6 p.m.) (rerun)

VICE Guide to Film “Todd Haynes” (Viceland 6:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Person of Interest marathon (WGN America 7 p.m.)

Kissing Jessica Stein
(HBO Signature 7:15 p.m.)

Last Man Standing “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (CMT 7:30 p.m.) (rerun)


Black Sails “XXV.” (Starz Edge 8 p.m., Starz 10:50 p.m.)

Just For Laughs (CW 8 p.m.) – Fortune Feimster performs (rerun)

Chopped Canada “Holler for Challah” (Cooking Channel 8 p.m.) (rerun)
Tammy (HBO Comedy 8 p.m.)
 
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

The People’s Couch (Bravo 10 p.m.)

Shameless “Be a Good Boy. Come for Grandma.” (Showtime2 10 p.m., Showtime 11:45 p.m.)

The Walking Dead “Not Tomorrow Yet” (AMC 12 a.m.)
 
Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.)

Talking Dead (AMC 1 a.m.) – Guest: Alanna Masterson

Roseanne “The Blaming of the Shrew” (CMT 1:30 a.m.) (rerun)

Younger “Bad Romance” (TV Land 2 a.m.)


Nurse
(Showtime Beyond 2:05 a.m.)

Buffy “End of Days”/”Chosen” (Pivot 4 a.m./5 a.m.) (rerun)

Hot in Cleveland “Beards” (TV Land 4:30 a.m.) (rerun)

The Nanny “Oy Vey, You’re Gay” (TV Land 5:30 a.m.) (rerun)
 
Portlandia “The Story of Toni and Candace”/”First Feminist City” (IFC 5:30 a.m./6 a.m.) (rerun)

The People’s Couch marathon (Bravo 7 a.m.)
 
Buffy “Bargaining, Pt. 1” (FX 7 a.m.) (rerun)

The Best Thing I Ever Made “The Sure Thing” (Food Network 7 a.m.) (rerun)

Pride
(Showtime 9 a.m.)
 
(Thanks, Roni!)

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