16 Jan: The Monday Mix: Catch Up On Yer Culture

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16 Jan: The Monday Mix: Catch Up On Yer Culture

It’s MLK Jr. Day, folks—time to reflect upon the legal and societal progress that has been made since MLK Jr. tirelessly advocated equality on behalf of racial minorities in the latter half of the 20th century.

Moment of silence.

On the topic of equality, here’s funny lady and The Talk co-host Aisha Tyler with a quick word about marriage equality:

…ok, now I want to talk about lesbians.

And so does Rosie, who told Bravo Captain Andy Cohen all about those “secret lesbian parties” in the 90s in a segment on “Watch What Happens Live”:

The “Shit [___] Say” meme has a new machination: “Shit Homophobic People Say”: 

I love when Michele Bachmann talks about bondage. “The gay and lesbian lifestyle is bondage.” SRSLY. It’s like Bachmann’s IN MY MIND.

Meryl Streep is making the rounds on tee-vee promoting The Iron Lady (see Jess’ review of the film on our site!); she stopped by Ellen’s show and they ended up playing the kissing game:

How exciting is it to think about Meryl kissing Emma Thompson? Le SIGH.

I was trolling around dot429’s website and happened upon an interview they did with People Mag editor and trans-activist Janet Mock back in November—an interview I think worth mentioning here. Can’t wait for her memoir!

Madonna was interviewed by a non-Barbara Walters lady on 20/20 this past Friday, and she spoke briefly about how Lady Gaga felt "reductive." I don't know what's funnier, Madge saying this or the artard interviewing her having to look up the word "reductive":



Comments [1]

Marcie Bianco's picture

For some reason the Rosie

For some reason the Rosie link is the incorrect one; here's the correct one: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/14/rosie-odonnell-recalls-hollywoods-secret-lesbian-parties_n_1206240.html?ref=gay-voices