Gay Kisses & January Premieres

So instead of doing ‘Pineapple Express 2’ Seth Rogan and James Franco took the time to make us laugh. They created a shot-for-shot parody of Kanye West’s Bound 2 featuring his baby mama, Kim Kardashian. What’s really funny is that the spoof makes us slightly less uncomfortable than the actual video. The duo even locked lips twice during the four-minute video.

BBC American has released an Orphan Black Season 2 teaser of their 2014 opening date. So yea! Continue reading

Orange is the New Black; Represents for Queer Women

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Orange is the New Black

The reviews about Netflix’s Orange is the New Black is unbelievable. The hashtags are flying, the new created Facebook pages are building, the forums, Tumblr blogs are being created about lead characters Piper and Alex are growing.

The book of the same name was written by Piper Chapman and is an autobiographical account of her younger self as she served a fifteen-month sentence at a low-level correctional facility. She pled guilty to criminal conspiracy for smuggling money ten years earlier for her ex-girlfriend, who was part of an international drug ring. Continue reading

From the Small to the Big Screen, the Lesbians Have Arrived!

The-FostersAfter a long vacation I’m back and it would seem I’ve arrived just in time because come June 3 on ABC Family, ‘The Fosters’ will begin its first season. Since the cancellation of the L Word, there has not been a lesbian-themed drama on American television or cable. There has been in recent times an influx of lesbian characters and couples on Prime-time TV that have graced our screens. Some of even gained our admiration for the direction and handling of the characters on these shows, as opposed to the usual frustrations of an early kill off, turned suddenly straight or any of the numbers of bad storylines we – the public – have been subjected too.

So it was with great skepticism and apprehension that I approached the first rumblings of a lesbian hour-long drama in the pipeline. Then I got wind of the premise of the show and my interest peaked a bit more because in its history, Prime-time or cable have never been offered their viewers and especially viewers with my interest the chance to view the inner workings of a lesbian family.

So is the story behind ABC Family’s new one hour drama The Fosters. Headed by Executive Producer Jennifer Lopez and her production company Nuyorican Productions.

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