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Culture

My Lesbo is an Alien: NBC Picks Up “My Best Friend is a Lesbo”

Posted September 23, 2011 by Kristi

When I first heard the title of NBC’s latest stab at the progressive sitcom genre My Best Friend is a Lesbo, I flashed back to Sci-fi titles of my youth: My Step-mom is an Alien. My Teacher is an Alien. Right off the bat, what a way to make a clear reference to science fiction and […]

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Film + Television

Cher Calls into Ellen to Defend Chaz, Says F*cking [Video]

Posted September 14, 2011 by Erika

Chaz Bono, recent media darling/controversial figure, child of Cher, and the first trans “star” on Dancing With The Stars, continued his media rounds today, stopping by Ellen to talk about the boycotts and outcry regarding his participation on the dancing competition show. We wrote last week about the family values cheerleaders over at Fox News […]

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Film + Television

Club Daughters of Bilitis a.k.a. the Korean L-Word

Posted August 16, 2011 by Rosel

Korean media has been ripe with controversy in the past little while, with its first ever one-episode drama special dealing with lesbian identities, called “Club Daughters of Bilitis.” This is the first show to feature lesbian identities, though there has been a drama series featuring gay men the first drama series that featured gay men. […]

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Film + Television

He Said | She Said – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2

Posted August 5, 2011 by Alex

Alex: Let’s start with a great big *SPOILER ALERT*. Be aware we will be discussing the plot and ending of the latest Harry Potter movie. Rosel: So, I enjoyed this one a lot, which was a relief, because I was really bored by the first half of “Deathly Hallows” – too much angst and not […]

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Film + Television

Simply FADoulous: The Pet Homosexual

Posted July 20, 2011 by Kristi

Somewhere between Airplane!! and Carrie Bradshaw, having a gay best boyfriend became the height of sophistication for a socially savvy hetero lady or group of breeding girls – both on the big and small screens and IRL – because sometimes there aren’t enough short-haired homos to go around. The manfriend provides no threat of sexual […]

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Film + Television

He said | She said: RuPaul’s Drag U

Posted July 15, 2011 by Alex

Welcome to the first instalment of the new series, He said | She said! Each week, we (Alex and Rosel) discuss various happenings in pop culture and share our opinions. This week: RuPaul’s Drag U, which airs on Logo TV in the US and on OutTv in Canada. Rosel: So here’s Wikipedia explaining RuPaul’s Drag […]

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Film + Television

The Tree of Life: Terrence Malick’s Historical Fantasy Series, Part II

Posted July 12, 2011 by Michelle B

So, on Thursday July 7, 2011, I went to see The Tree of Life, Terrence Malick’s mournful stoner tribute to BBC’s Planet Earth, starring The West and all of its Judeo-Christian nuclear family angst. I paid the full price to see it, because every single review I’d read was raving. Slavering. Awestruck. And, it turns […]

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Arts & Entertainment

‘Bridesmaids’ and the Feminist Question

Posted May 30, 2011 by Rosel

Bridesmaids, written by and starring Kristen Wiig, has gotten quite a lot of buzz because: a) it’s a comedy written by a woman, when we all know that women aren’t as funny as men. b) it’s a comedy with a predominantly female cast, when…well, you get the idea. So naturally, my curiosity piqued. Then certain journalists/bloggers […]

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