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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- So, are they gonna go ahead and make Susie a lesbian in Season 2 or what? I really enjoyed the first season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. It was fun and punchy and very funny. One of the things Ive enjoyed most (beside Rachel Brosnahans everything as
So, we begin with Alex putting Sam in an MRI machine (as one does) to see if she can figure out what's going on. Who caught Alex's reference to her past job "in Seattle"? (ha ha snort)Alex doesn't see anything wrong with the scans. Then she gives Sam
When I was 4, I still lived in Berkeley near my four cousins. (It grew to 14!) My aunt Franny had three boys and she would always paint my nails pink and tell me how fun it would be to have a little girl. I ate this stuff up! My...
The "myth of gay affluence" has long haunted the queer community, even after much debunking. LGBTQ people are in fact more likely to be in poverty than non-LGBTQ ones. Now, a new study shows that... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.
In these hateful and hurtful times, I think we hunger for decency. For people with integrity. For people who inspire. For people who blazed trails and made a difference. For people who care. For people who are kind. I feel the same way about this new
Weeks after the Trump administration ostensibly changed its policies of child separation and family detention at the U.S.-Mexico border, and after a court-imposed deadline to reunite separated... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.com
The big mission this episode is that Supergirl needs to go back to Fort Rozz to talk to a prisoner who might know how to defeat Reign. The problem is, Supergirl threw Fort Rozz into outer space and, while the DEO was able to track it down, it's curre
I run an audiobook imprint on the down-low. The Bright List. Seriously, I can hook you up. Here are my favorite productions I produced and listened to without ever tiring, Year 2018. Prime Cut: Charles Bukowski Tales of Ordinary Madness Notes of a Di
In our new political climate every day seems like a month. So, naturally, this summer has seemed particularly long. Here to bring a little joy to all the heat and horror, here is Bananarama singing Cruel Summer circa 1984. I absolutely adored Bananar
It's that time of year again! Here's my annual collection of back-to-school resources for LGBTQ parents, parents of LGBTQ children, and educators, enlarged and improved for 2018! I hope it remains... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian
Hi y'all, given the political times in which we've found ourselves, I'm looking forward to Ocean's 8 as a top pop culture event of 2018. The entire cast looks amazing, but of course I'm particularly excited about seeing Cate Blanchett and Sa
Have you ever wanted to live inside a picture? Like this one? Or this one? Or maybe this one? Well Im pretty sure life would be amazing in this fanart poster by Instagrammer loubbie.isreal for Oceans 9. Like, all the lawns are green and everyone recy
As legislation moves forward in the U.S. House that would allow adoption and foster care agencies nationwide to discriminate against LGBTQ parents and youth, among others, and 10 states already... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.co
Last we saw Supergirl, she had just gotten her ass kicked by Reign.So, now the DEO has her in a medically-induced coma while she heals. In her own mind, she's also "trapped" in her apartment building and once she figures out how to leave, she will em
A funny thing happens when we get what weve been asking for. Sometimes, were still not happy. Earlier this week it was announced that Ruby Rose had been cast as Batwoman for a crossover and then stand-alone series about the superhero for The CW. You
This edition, we have news about the executive and mom who just became the first out queer woman to lead a Fortune 500 company (one best known for its butter), plus more news from round and... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.com).
I admit, watching lip sync battles is one of my distracting pleasures in life.Now, I can't say I've ever had a particular interest in Tom Holland, but damn, he looks good in drag and has some impressive dance moves to boot. In the clip below, the bes
Back in 1998, for those among us who can remember that far, it wasnt a super awesome time to be a gay lady. Ellens TV show had just been cancelled. The L Word wasnt a thing yet. Rosie, Portia, Jodie and Wanda werent out yet. And AfterEllen (may it R.
I'm spending the week at Netroots Nation, the largest annual conference for progressives, and kicking things off with a pre-conference day of LGBTQ organizing, thanks to Netroots Connect. If you'll... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombia
So, I'm a big dork and have been watching the old Birds of Prey TV show that lasted one season in 2002.Has anyone watched this?It's actually been entertaining and I wish there was more of it to watch. You just have to get past the early aughts specia
Can I share a little secret? I love big, outrageous disaster and monster movies. What can I say, I have a soft spot for the end of the world. The only problem, of course, is with monster movies I tend to root for the monster instead of the humans. Pu
Thirty-two years ago, Nanette Gartrell, M.D., launched a project to follow the first wave of lesbian families created through donor insemination. Now, her National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombia
Yesterday, at his blog, conservative Christian writer Rod Dreher posted a hyperventilating, novella-length piece about a document purporting to be a manifesto for helping pedophilia become socially-acceptable via using the same strategies that the LG
Fetch me my axe, ladies, Ive got some grinding to do. Actually, nix the axe. Id probably just cut off my own arm. But, I am rather enjoying this new take on the Lizzie Borden story. You know the one where Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave all those
Let's talk pronouns! A new graphic book offers teens and adults a lighthearted yet informative primer on gender neutral pronouns, while another for young children celebrates the many types of people... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombi
So, previously, we saw Mon-El return to Earth with a surprise +1 and learned that Sam is secretly a villain named Reign.This episode starts on Christmas Eve morning with Sam waking up in her bed with no memory of her trip to the desert or of being Re
I am almost at Oceans 8 level excited for The Spy Who Dumped Me. (Now if they somehow managed to sneak Cate Blanchett into the movie, then Id be a full 8 on the Excited Gay Lady scale.) Why the excitement you ask? Well, Kate McKinnon, Mila Kunis and
On July 25, 1978, Louise Brown of the U.K. became the first person born through in vitro fertilization (IVF). Twenty-five years later, my spouse Helen and I welcomed our own son, born via IVF. Now,... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombia
I know I'm behind on the Supergirl recaps, mostly because I'm behind on watching the show itself.However, that's no reason I can't be entertained by fake movie trailers featuring Kara/Lena. I may have mentioned before that fake movie trailers, partic
This is the future that lesbians want. No, seriously, when the shit goes down I want these three women coming at it to kick its ass. Also maybe Cate Blanchett and Tessa Thompson but lets not get greedy.Yesterday the first official look at the new Ter
This one's timely, folks: If you have a senator who is a Democrat, or if they are Republican Senators Susan Collins (Maine), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), or Rob Portman (Ohio), use the handy script here... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombi
If you've been reading this here blog for awhile, it's no secret that our current political situation is distressing to me. I want to be optimistic, but some days it's hard. I am sustained largely by family, friends, working out, eating well, writing
Two things: One, I love Aisha Tyler. Shes just so fantastic. And two, I cannot believe in this age of The Reckoning and #MeToo (buh-bye Les, Harvey, Kevin, Matt, Louis, et al those garbage men) that we still have to explain consent to people. Consent
Young adults with lesbian parents are just as mentally healthy as their peers--and while that may feel like another "We could have told you that" headline, the data is coming from the National... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.com
What kind of lesbian would I be if I didn't even mention the recent Winter Olympics in PyeongChang?The truth is, I don't understand many of the Winter Games. How do you just get into skeleton, for instance? The name alone is horrifying, and then you
Holy Bat Ladies, Batman! We are getting not one, but two female Bat-related heroes soon on the large and small screens. A Batgirl movie and a Batwoman TV show. According to reporters, the Batwoman series will make our heroine super duper gay, as she
Just two days after a U.S. House committee approved an amendment that would allow publicly funded foster care and adoption agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ parents and others based on the... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombian.co
Can you still even believe this shit?Not only did Hillary Clinton tell us during a televised debate that Russia was interfering in the 2016 election, but Donald Trump openly and publicly encouraged Russia to do so. And yet, for unknown mystery reason
All the lesbian, bi, trans, queer women, whore independent throw your hands up at me! Last week news of the new Charlies Angels film reboot was unleashed. And none of other than so gay, dude Kristen Stewart has been cast as one of the trio of Angels.
The U.S. House Appropriations Committeehas approved an anti-LGBTQ amendment to an existing funding bill---an amendment that would allow child service agencies receiving federal funds to discriminate... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombi
Okay, who is watching The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel? It's 1958.First, we have Midge, a femme comedienne - inherently subversive, already - full of charisma, raw talent, smarts, and curiosity about the art. Midge has a loser husband who (is it a spoiler a
Gosh, I miss Michelle Obama. But, man, does it only make me love her more when she spearheads a project to get people to register and vote, called When We All Vote. I have never understood people who do not vote. This is your chance. This is how demo
Pride Month is over, my son's out of school, and summer vacation is upon us. I'm going toscale back posting frequency a bit (but not entirely!) for a couple of months in order to recharge and spend... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.mombia
If Trump remains in office for a full term, I think it is very likely that he will manufacture a war or crisis in order to bump up his approval ratings and pressure Congress to stop investigate his ties to Russia.Via PBS:"Trump spoke about creating a
Honestly, I could watch a whole series of this. In six short minutes (an a little change) it crafts compelling characters, starts engaging plotlines, touches on relevant issues, and displays more humor and heart than all of the Transformers movies pu
Family Week in Provincetown, at the end of July, is the largest annual gathering of LGBTQ+ parents and families in the world. There’s so much to do, in fact, that it can be overwhelming, so... Read the rest of this post at Mombian (www.momb
The final installment of the "Crisis on Earth" crossover begins with Stein being wounded pretty badly while opening the portal off of Earth-X. The heroes get him to the Wave Rider, hoping that Gideon can fix his wounds. (Side note: in my head, I alwa
Well, now, isnt this a treat. A period piece prestige drama featuring a high-profile star about a real-life female trailblazer who also happened to be bisexual woman who had long-term relationships with other women and does not appear to be shying aw