Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever. (October 22, 2010): We gay up the People’s Choice Awards and Ellen expands her empire

On Spirit Day, Ellen DeGeneres welcomed to her show out Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns (and his mom) to talk about his amazing anti-bullying statement.

 

Check out the gorgeous new posters for Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis‘s upcoming lesberotic psychological thriller, Black Swan.

VH1 is working with Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit Entertainment on, Single Ladies, a movie and a series about three female friends. Two of the three women are described specifically as looking for men, and the third is said to be looking for a “true partner,” which could also be code for “personal trainer.”

Facebook is joining forces with MTV, GLAAD, The Trevor Project, GLSEn and PFLAG to create a “Network of Support.”

Lauren Ambrose will, along with Jennifer Aniston, take part in a lesbian threesome in the Judd Apatow film Wanderlust.

The first episode of Kate McKinnon‘s new webseries, Vag Mag, came out this week. It’s very funny.

Have you seen the new trailer for Drive Angry? It’s shot in 3D and stars out photographer Tasya van Ree‘s “muse,” Amber Heard.

Bi comic Margaret Cho has made a contribution to the It Gets Better Project.

The Real L Word‘s Nikki and Jill got hitched over the weekend. Speaking of The Real L Word, you can win the Season One DVD or $500 by entering our sweepstakes

Lesbian comedy duo That’s What She Said will be performing a show to benefit The Trevor Project in Los Angeles on Nov. 6.

Janelle Monae has some advice for parents whose kids like to cross-dress: let ’em!

It’s GLBT History month. Go celebrate!

Our Great LezBritain columnists Sarah and Lee are organizing the Lip Service finale party in Glasgow on November 16, with DS Murray aka the hot cop aka Heather Peace performing a short acoustic set. The guest list is tight, but to have a chance of getting yourself on it, and to find out more, follow greatlezbritain on Twitter.

Whether we like it or not, Oxygen’s Bad Girls Club may just be the most lesbian show on television.

This year’s Out Music Awards will honor Melissa Etheridge (Lifetime Achievement Award), Chely Wright (Vanguard Award), and Paula “Sticks” Hampton (The OUTMusic Living Legend Award), among others. The ceremont will take place in NYC on Dec. 1, hosted by comedians Julie Goldman and Jonny McGovern.

Lesbian bloggers and web geeks, listen up! BlogHer wants you to propose a panel idea for their 2011 conference. Get thee to their website!

Glee‘s Dianna Agron has apologized for those racy GQ pics with Lea Michele (and that other guy).

Wanda Sykes will be stopping by The Ellen DeGeneres Show today, so be sure to tune in! Speaking of DeGeneres, she continues to expand her empire! She just signed an exclusive multiyear production deal with Warner Bros., which will allow her production company, A Very Good Production, to “develop and produce scripted network shows for Warner Bros TV, cable fare and reality series for Warner Horizon, and syndicated programming for Telepictures Prods.”

Jane Lynch recently spoke to Access Hollywood about her SNL hosting gig. She raved, “I loved playing the Phyllis Diller-type lady in ‘Secret Word.’ I love everything Kristen Wiig does, so to lock eyes with her in that scene and others was a peak experience.”

That’s it for this week! Got the inside scoop on a hot new lesbian/bi actor/musician/TV show/film? Tell us at afterellentips@gmail.com. Check back next Friday for another edition of Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever.