The pop culture site that plays for your team.

AfterEllen.com works the lesbian/bi pop culture beat with a fun, feminist perspective on film, television, music, books, and fashion. We also cover lifestyle issues like lesbian sex and dating, coming out, and our take on the current political climate as it affects our community. AE delivers new and exclusive celebrity interviews, film reviews, TV recaps, original video and more, and is a continually evolving website for women.

Founded in 2002, AfterEllen.com quickly became the largest and most comprehensive website dedicated to the representation of lesbian/bi women in popular culture. Since then, the site has continued to expand its reach beyond coverage of  pop culture,  and is now the go-to resource for a unique lesbian/bi perspective on all entertainment news.

We have a solid reputation as a reputable site run by real journalists, conducting insightful, factually correct interviews – all of which means actors, publicists, managers, TV studios, film companies trust AfterEllen as a place to connect with online fandom.

Have a hot tip you’d like to share or  have an inquiry for our editor and/or writers? Contact our Editor-in-Chief at [email protected]

Meet the AfterEllen Crew


Memoree Joelle, Editor in Chief

Memoree Joelle became AfterElllen’s new Editor in December 2016. More affectionately known as Lesbian-In-Chief by friends and colleagues, she lives in New York with her two house rabbits, Bowie and Sebastianne.








Jocelyn Macdonald, Assistant Editor  

Jocelyn Macdonald is a poet and activist dreaming of Lesbian Nation. In her spare time, she hand pokes tattoos, reads tarot, and collects birth charts. She lives in D.C. with her cat and her motorcycle.





Karen Frost


Karen Frost, Contributing Writer

Karen Frost began writing for AfterElllen in January 2016. A Mount Holyoke College graduate and longtime gay rights advocate, she resides in Washington, D.C. Karen takes a thoughtful approach to analyzing the entertainment industry because she is fascinated by the question, ‘What does it mean? Follow her on Twitter @Lez_Dish









Lindsey Danis, Contributing Writer

 Lindsey Danis writes our sex and relationship advice column, Lesbianing With AE! She also writes about lesbian drama and LGBTQ culture and is forever working on a novel. When Lindsey isn’t writing (which is most of the time), you can find her hiking, traveling, or cooking. Keep up with her at @wordhack.


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Beth McDonough, Contributing Writer

 Beth McDonough is a part-time freelancer and a full time bisexual from West Virginia. When she’s not busy stalking Ruby Rose and watching old episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, you can usually find her sounding off about movies and TV on Twitter at @bmacduhnuh








Lily Khuu, Entertainment Reporter and Contributing Writer

Lily Khuu gives entertainment leaders a forum to share updates about their art with AfterEllen readers and supporters. When she isn’t stuffing a microphone in someone’s beautiful face, she is bonding with Los Angeles locals at lesbian events. You can find her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.





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Sarah Woodward, Videographer

Sarah Woodward is an edgy multi-media artist who thrives on thinking outside the box. She applies her quick cut editing style and eye for details to AfterEllen video content. Sarah focuses her inspiration on the eccentricities of real life, which she firmly believes can be more visually interesting than anything in fiction.You can follow Sarah on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.






 Claire Heuchan, Contributing Writer

Claire Heuchan is a Black radical feminist, award-winning blogger and activist from Scotland. Read more of her work on her blog, and follow her on Facebook and Twitter.






 جوليا ديانا  – Contributing Writer

– Julia Diana Robertson is an award-winning author and journalist. She is a first generation Arab-American seeking to bring visibility to women of color and lesbians on mainstream platforms.
You can find her at www.juliadianarobertson.com 

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