Magda Szubanski stood up for equal marriage down under on Australian TV show Q&A:
“The difference between LGBTQI people and any other minority is that in every other minority group the family shares the minority status. As an LGBTQI person you are a minority of one within your own family. It is such a precarious feeling.”
Related: Musician Beccy Cole and partner Libby O’Donovan publicly invited Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to their wedding.
Mary Looper, an out lesbian, was mistaken for a man in the women’s restroom at a Carrie Underwood concert in Los Angeles, and a security guard tried to escort her out. She wrote on Facebook:
“I get mistaken for a man all the time… It’s no secret. But, for the fact that their woman employee waited outside my stall for proof that I was a woman, didn’t believe me off my voice… That’s what hurt and had me shocked. I didn’t wanna stir anything up but never ever thought I’d be treated like that in a woman’s restroom in LA, in the Staples Center. Just a bummer it went that far.”
Megan Rapinoe continues to take a knee during the National Anthem.
In the UK, out lesbian Joanna Cherry is defending her right to refer to Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson as “Dykey D” and “making lewd sexual advances” at another woman during a performance with her all-female group Whitserface.
Kate McKinnon‘s backstage interview post-Emmy win is so adorable.
After her big win, Jill Soloway discussed her feelings about Donald Trump.
Camren fans will enjoy Fifth Harmony‘s new video for “That’s My Girl.”
Lady Gaga is maybe possibly performing at the Super Bowl.
Park View is a new documentary about the 1990 murder of a lesbian in Wilmington, North Carolina. Talana Quay Kreeger accepted a ride from a trucker one night on her way to Park View, a bar lesbians frequented during that time. But she never made it; her body found in a “wooded field” with her murderer, Ronald Thomas, admitting he’d made sexual advances on her that were not welcomed and turned into an argument about homosexuality, ending in her death. Visit ParkViewProject.com for more information.
The Cut talks directing and superfans with Carrie Brownstein.
A lot of people are upset about this Buzzfeed piece on Halsey, and rightfully so.
Shailene Woodley talks about masturbation, among other things, in Net-a-Porter.
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