Afternoon Delight: Sheetal Sheth wants to talk about women, a “Jersey Shore” star apologizes for anti-gay comments

Good afternoon my lovelies!

Happy birthday to Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg, Nancy Grace and Cat Deeley!

Stenberg with her “Hunger Games” co-star Jennifer Lawrence

Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images

Congratulations to Jessie J for receiving another Mobo award nomination! J has been nominated in the Best UK Female so please vote for the out artist. Voting runs through the end of the this month.

I hope JD Samson is not pulling my heartstrings.

This year’s Emery Awards (benefiting the Hetrick-Martin Institute) will take place on October 29 at the Metropolitan Pavilion
 (125 West 18th Street) in New York, NY. HMI is on a mission to “provide a safe and supportive environment for all young people regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.” This year’s gala guest list will include True Blood‘s Carrie Preston, CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, Emmy Award-winning lesbian comedian Judy Gold and New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn.

Rumor has it Famke Janssen (Eulogy, Taken) will make a cameo in The Wolverine. (Yes, please.)

Actress Sheetal Sheth (The World Unseen, I Can’t Think Straight) is speaking out in support of women’s rights and President Obama.

Vibe posted a photo of Zoe Saldana all dressed up as jazz musician Nina Simone for the upcoming biopic Nia.

Bisexual model Amber Rose rocks the cover of XXL magazine. Oh, yeah, her fiance is on there too.

Jersey Shore‘s Angelina Pivarnick is apologizing for making anti-gay marriage comments while taking a part in an internet debate about openly gay singer Adam Barta. Angelina said, “I am ashamed about what I said and, if given a chance, will prove that I am a huge supporter of the gay community and their rights to marry.”

Lesbian/Bi Photo of the Day!

Out model Freja Beha Erichsen looks like an unhappy bunny in MO&Co. de Paris’s autumn 2012 photo campaign.