The Closet: Everything Coming Out This Week (July 19 – 25)



Law & Order “Girl Most Likely” (TNT, 4:00pm)Caroline Dhavernas guest stars as a murderous closeted lesbian teen in this 2002 episode.

Do Something Awards (HV1, 9:00pm)Jane Lynch hosts the awards that spotlight people who make the world a better place.

Degrassi (The N, 7 p.m.) — Degrassi’s first transgender character, Adam, appears in the season premiere.


Law & Order “Ain’t No Love” (TNT, 6:00)Roni1133 describes this best: “The infamous episode where Serena Southerlyn comes out approximately 2.3 seconds before she leaves the show.”

NewNowNext Poplab (Logo, 7:00)Allison Goldfrapp is this week’s performer.

Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family, 8:00) — The PLLs deal with the fallout (and possible death?) of homecoming. [ Pretty Little Liars recaps]

Losing it with Jillian (NBC, 8:00) Jillian Michaels helps a Cuban family with a prediabetic child get their eating and exercise habits back on track.

White Collar (USA, 9:00) — Lesbian FBI agent Diana Lancing is all kinds of badass in the second episode of season two.

Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (Bravo, 10:00pm) — Kathy goes for a Pap smear and hangs out with Joy Behar in New York.

Covert Affairs (USA, 10:00)Piper Perabo‘s Agent Annie Walker is stuck doing new-girl jobs in the office, until she gets a hot tip that lands her in even hotter water.

Paula Patton on Ellen (Check local listings) — If you missed Patton talking about her lesbian teacher in Precious, now’s your chance to catch it!


The Truth About Jane (Lifetime Movie Network, 2:00pm)Stockard Channing and Ellen Muth star in the 2000 coming out and coming of age story.

Roseanne (Oxygen, 4:30) — Roseanne’s mom comes out at Thanksgiving in this classic episode.

Biography: Rosie O’Donnell (Bio, 10:00pm) — Love her or love to hate her: Bio examines the life of Rosie O.


Police Women of Memphis (TLC, 9:00) — Lesbian policewoman Virginia Awkward tries to keep a crowd under control.

Boston Med (ABC, 10:00) — Features a lesbian obstetrician.

Wanda Sykes on The Tonight Show (NBC, 11:35) — The out comic stops by Leno to talk about what’s next for her.


Cat Cora on Good Morning America (ABC, 7:00) — The out chef makes breakfast — sadly, not for us.

Lady Gaga on Ellen (Check local listings) — Another rerun worth watching if you missed it the first time around.


House “Sleeping Dogs Lie” (Bravo, 11:00pm)Jayma Mays and Dahlia Salem guest star as a lesbian couple in the 2006 episode.


Being Erica “Everything She Wants” (SoapNet, 5:00am) — Erica goes back in time to make amends with her lesbian best friend from college.

The Rachel Maddow Show, week nights at 9:00 on MSNBC.

Issues with Jane Valez-Mitchell, nightly at 7:00 on CNN’s Headline News.

The Suze Orman Show, Saturdays at 5 a.m., 9 p.m., and 12 a.m. on CNBC.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show, daytime weekdays.

Thanks as always to super lesbian TV-tracker roni1133.

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