Lez Dish It Out! The AfterEllen Les/Bi News Roundup

“Orange is the New Black” is back.

We’re heading back to Litchfield for season six, and everything has changed. The new season dropped on Friday, and we’ll have a full review up soon, so report back! In the new season lots of the usual crew has been moved to max, and with that, of course, brings some new faces.

Among them is a sassy, butch lesbian who goes by the name “Daddy”. She’s played by Vicci Martinez, which some of you might remember from an early season of The Voice. While you’re binging and waiting for our review, check out this interview Martinez did with ThemOrange is the New Black continues to do a phenomenal job of casting lots of lesbian actresses for lesbian characters. Side note: Martinez is dating co-star Emily Tarver IRL!

Rolling Stone has dubbed this the year of Hayley Kiyoko


The magazine celebrates #20gayteen by doing a feature on our Lesbian Jesus and it’s so gay and so right. Read the whole story here.

Also, Taylor Swift brought Hayley on stage and they performed “Curious” together and it’s magical. Cue the flying rainbows.


Keira Knightley is Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette.

Just finished watching this trailer for about the 50th time. This period piece follows the life of the actress, writer, and libertine. Read AfterEllen’s full writeup here, and watch the trailer below.

Chelsea Handler has joined “Will & Grace”…

…as a powerhouse lesbian! Handler will play Donna Zimmer, who is introduced as a romantic interest for Grace’s sister Janet. This is all I need to know to be 100% in.

Also here is a photo of Sarah Paulson in Prada looking like a queen.

That’s all I have for you ladies today. Have some fun in the sun and we’ll see you in lezboland next month! Drop a comment below and let me know if I missed your favorite news of the month.