Posts tagged "lesbians"

Rachel Maddow Talks About Being A Butch Anti-“Anchorbabe”

Rachel Maddow just doesn't give a flying f**k about "being pretty," thank you very much. But she still has to put up with a lot of annoying busybodying. You know: "Rachel, if you just put more makeup on, why, you'd look so lovely!"…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2009

Harvard Endows LGBT Professorship Role

The Ivy League is making waves toward greater acceptance this week. First, Katie Couric was the first woman to give a commencement speech at Princeton. Now, Harvard University has become the first institute of higher education to create an endowed professorship in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies. Although other colleges and universitie…
By: Annika Harris / June 4, 2009

10 Songs About Lesbians That We Actually Like

Guys who go on and on and on about lady-love are so annoying. They're lesbians, dude—they're NOT going to be into you. The latest annoyance? "Girl Gotta Girlfriend" by the rappers Mams Taylor, Snoop Dogg and Bobby Valentino (listen above!), about a man with a girlfriend who tries to bring home a second woman for…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 2, 2009

Lesbian Is The New Black

Lesbians are hot. No, not like that, perv. I mean, they're everywhere. There's Ellen, Portia de Rossi, "Top Chef's" Jamie Lauren, Cythia Nixon and, up until a few weeks ago, Lindsay Lohan and Samatha Ronson. According to CNN, more women these days are in lady-lady relationships, and a growing number are leaving male partners for…
By: Nikki Dowling / April 24, 2009

Starbucks Wants You To Buy Their Coffee And Enjoy A Same Sex Kiss

Ah, April — the month of fools, taxes and same sex kisses? Well, yes. Apparently, Starbucks, because it’s one of the most “gay-friendly, corporate spots in the world,” will be hosting Same Sex Kiss Day on April 15th this year. Exploiting the LGBT community, Starbucks is encouraging everyone to come out and buy…
By: Wendy Atterberry / April 1, 2009

Today In Terribleness: “Curing” Lesbians With Rape!

How's this for an evil/nonsensical "trend" -- in South Africa, the number of lesbian women who've reported being raped to "cure" them of their gayness is on the rise. "What we're seeing is a spike in the numbers of women coming to us having been raped and who have been told throughout the attack that…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2009

Kiss “The L Word” Goodbye

The final season of "The L Word" is almost over, tear! This Sunday, the last episode of the groundbreaking show will air. Ilene Chaiken, the creator of the Showtime hit, lamented that she thought there would be more gayelle hours of TV power on the air before hers came to an end. While…
By: Simcha / March 6, 2009

The 10 Best Lesbian Kisses On The Boob Tube

Yesterday, on "All My Children," Reese and Bianca got married, creating a milestone in matrimony. The first lesbian wedding on daytime TV was a real Kleenex-fest! With enough tears of joy to float everyone’s boat, the whole affair was a beautiful spectacle and a timely push for equal rights, in light of the…
By: Simcha / February 17, 2009

Frisky Rant: Is The Male Lesbian Fantasy Messing With Women’s Sexuality?

With the proliferation of straight girl-on-girl action being popularized in the media -- from “Girls Gone Wild" and Miley Cyrus’ sleepover kiss, to Katy Perry’s hit “I Kissed A Girl” and super-babe Megan Fox admitting she had a girlfriend -- there has been a great change in the way female sexual orientation i…
By: Simcha / January 20, 2009

Who IS Casey Johnson, Anyway?

Socialite Casey Johnson and her crew of friends have been known for starting public scandals and feuds. Recently, Casey's ex-girlfriend, Courtenay Semel, viciously beat her and set fire to her hair. As the heir to the Johnson & Johnson fortune and daughter of New York Jets owner Robert Wood "Woody" Johnson, Casey has led…
By: Annika Harris / January 15, 2009

The Greatest & Gayest Headlines Of 2008

With the passing of Proposition 8, 2008 has left a bad taste in a lot of our mouths. But it would be sad to let a year full of PR triumphs for one of the hardest working and most outspoken communities slip by without acknowledging all the honors and milestones that have been achieved! So,…
By: Simcha / December 18, 2008

Romance On TV: Grey’s Anatomy Sets Up Its Lesbian Romance For Failure

Last night on “Grey’s Anatomy” we finally got to see how ABC execs decided to cut out Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith) and her lesbian love storyline. There was much backlash and gossip regarding the unfair decision to give Erica the boot because people and network execurives seemed “uncomfortable” with her same sex relationship. The new…
By: Leigh Raines / November 7, 2008

So Long, Erica Hahn

Last week, we looked at the über-emotional post-coital scene between new lesbians Dr. Callie Torres (Sara Ramirez) and Dr. Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith) on "Grey's Anatomy." Their good sex isn't going to last very long, though. Dr. Hahn is leaving Seattle Grace this Thursday.
By: Catherine Strawn / November 4, 2008

Poll: Does Man-On-Man Action Turn You On?

Guys like watching girls make out. When men spot girl-on-girl action, it's like moths to a flame. This summer, there have been plenty for dudes to gawk at, seeing as being a lesbian is the new new thing. From Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" to Megan Fox admitting…
By: Simcha / September 19, 2008

Megan Fox Dishes Dirt On Disney And Her Ex-Girlfriend

"Transformers" star Megan Fox, 22, is trying to outfox the Hollywood media by confessing all the sexy secrets of her wild past. The bikini-clad bombshell, who's on the cover of the October issue of GQ, exposes more than just her cleavage for the magazine. In an interview, she talked about her life with a frankne…
By: Simcha / September 16, 2008

Woman Gets Booted From Federal Building For Fashion Statement

California just legalized gay marriage, but they might need to explicitly legalize gay slogan t-shirts too. Lapriss Gilbert, 31, was booted from the Social Security office in Van Nuys by a security guard who claimed he wasn’t allowed to let her in the government building because of her “Lesbian.com” t-shirt. Gilbert, who was simply there…
By: Simcha / August 28, 2008

Obit: Del Martin, Lesbian Activist

In very sad news, Del Martin, the lesbian activist who was finally able to marry her life partner, Phyllis Lyon, in June, has died at the age of 87. Martin and Lyon were the first lesbian couple to be married after California lifted the ban on gay marriage. It's so bittersweet that she was able…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 27, 2008

Who Is Courtenay Semel, Anyway?

Courtenay Semel has seen more millionaire cooch than a Beverly Hills gyno. All summer long, she’s had a celeb on her arm, her name in the headlines, and money in the bank. A staple of the elite social scene, this a party-girl extraordinaire has been heating up Hollywood nights, but who is the mysterious scissor…
By: Simcha / August 22, 2008

The Lesbian Index: Nine Types Of Sapphic Lovers

Lesbianism is such a hot topic, some celebs even seem to be capitalizing on the media coming out party. While faux-mo’s make us want to barf, in general, the mainstreaming of what was once considered counterculture is exciting. Now heteros can finally play Indigo Girls' records in public without being judged! But who are the…
By: The Frisky / August 20, 2008

Star Couplings: Sam Ronson Isn’t Lindsay Lohan’s First Lesbian Love

According to News of the World, Lindsay Lohan was hot and heavy with Courtenay Semel way before she got together with Samantha Ronson, but was so terrified of being outted as a lesbian that she hooked up with men to confuse the media and to distract herself from her feelings. [Perez Hilton] Elle…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 18, 2008