Role models are important, particularly when you hit that point, around 11 or so, when you realise that maybe your parents aren’t omnipotent. You want to figure out who you’ll be when you grow up. So you begin to look for other people who are like you in the books you read or the shows you watch.
The Small Screen
On Monday, we lost a beloved character on one of the nation’s favourite soap operas sixteen years after her arrival on our screens on the 26 January 1998. Hayley Cropper showed strength, kindness and bravery throughout her years on Coronation Street.
On January 18, 2004 The L Word made it’s unapologetic debut. The cast became our idols and our objects of desire but mostly they were an over exaggerated version of many of us lesbians in general!
The BBC’s BAFTA winning drama about two elderly people who rekindle an old flame was a massive hit in the UK, now Diane Keaton plans to remake the show for a US audience.
So now that Once upon a Time seems to have an out female character, who else has Disney been trying to hide from us?
The gayest show on TV is back November 10th in Canada. So much loveliness to look forward to, I am counting the weeks. There is also the question of where your allegiances lie, are you Doccubus or Copubus?
Lately I’ve been obsessing about Netflix’s House of Cards. The serious is excellent, but Jesus on a stick, how does Robin Wright stay this gorgeous?
BBC 3 introduces Orphan Black, its import from sister channel BBC America, as “the series that has been making waves in the States”. Clone shows are hard to pull off, almost always airing on the side of naff but Orphan Black has something other shows do not; the outrageously talented Tatiana Maslany.
Crystal Chappell can’t seem to stop herself from making lesbian based web series and we love her for it. Beacon Hill is the latest installment from Open Book Productions following on from the success of Emmy Award winning Venice the Series which is currently airing it’s forth season.
At last the TV (laptop) is starting to look up, True Blood and Dexter can only keep a girl going for so long you know. Let’s have a look at some shows coming soon.
‘Buzzfeed.com’ was the first to rudely interrupt our basking in the post-OITNB-binge glow, by informing us that (according to sources close to the show) Prepon would not be a series regular in Season 2 . I
The first thing you need to know about Les Revenants is that it’s French and the second thing is that English subs are available, ensuring that while watching it you can feel smart and still know what’s going on.
Anna Torv and Jennifer Jason Leigh are set to star in a new HBO pilot called “Open” about a long term relationship that hits the skids when Torv’s characters falls for another. What’s with all the lesbians on TV these days?
I regularly find myself on YouTube at one a clock in the morning watching stand up. I love it because it so often reveals the absurdity of things in life about which we let ourselves get so stressed about and, particularly important to me, I love how little time I have to invest for […]
Netflix’s new drama Orange is the New Black is a must see, you’ll laugh and think all at once and it doesn’t hurt that there is quite a lot of lesbian action going on.
The Emmys have a type, and that type is not strong capable women. Notably left out of the nominations this year are The Good Wife, Parks and Recreation, New Girl and, most remarkably, Orphan Black.