OK, listen up, lezzers! I’ve got an important story to lead-off with today! If you’ve been around AfterEllen.com for any length of time — say, ten seconds — you know Trish Bendix. She’s the managing editor here, which means she writes with one hand, edits with another hand, puts out fires with another hand, records vlogs with another hand, Tweets with another hand, feeds her pugs with another hand, scours every media source for lesbian news and somehow manages to find time to sleep. She does a helluva lot outside of AfterEllen too, and tonight The Windy City Times is honoring her as part of their annual 30 Under 30 for "outstanding young people blazing trails into the future of Chicago’s LGBT community."
High fives to Trish Bendix!
Kathryn Prescott and Megan Prescott were on the Shrek 4 red carpet last weekend, and watching Meg chomp down on a gingerbread man on camera may be the most adorable thing I’ve ever seen. More adorable than that pig in wellies from Friday.
The Village Voice‘s annual queer issue has an interesting article about lesbian bed death this year. (I refuse to capitalize it, I don’t care.) Lily Tomlin suggests costumes; erotica writer Rachel Kramer Bussel suggests "burlesque shows, strip clubs, or even sex parties"; and Old Dominion University English Chair Dana Heller says the whole thing is just a myth:
Flavorwire.com is publishing Pride playlists from LGBT celebs this month, and today they’re featuring Tegan Quin.
You can listen to the entire playlist at Flavorwire!\
Want to make 15 minutes of your day way more awesome? Try the Scott Pilgrim Avatar Creator. I was hoping to be a half-ninja lesbian ex-girlfriend like Roxie, but it made me Kind of a Bitch instead. (That’s Lady Vol orange, baby.)
You know what else you need to check out? Logo’s TripOut Travel Awards. They’re looking for nominees in the following categories: Sexiest Place on Earth, Best Breakout Destination, Ultimate Luxury Hotel, Best Gay Bar in the World and plenty of others. If you’re a traveler, get to nominating!
Today’s Afternoon Delight is brought to you by this cute little editor who invited me to "Photoshop the s–t" out of her. But why would I do that? Trish Bendix is already so cute.
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