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Going Lez for Sweeps: Gay for Ratings

Television networks write fleeting girl/girl relationships for the sake of ratings. And though we may like the on screen action, is this ultimately good or bad? Marissa Cooper. Rebecca Logan. Samantha Jones. And now Hayden Panettiere's Claire Bennett aka The Cheerleader of Heroes have all joined the group of women who've indulged in the lesbian kiss. But is there more to the lesbian kiss than the ratings' sweep?

Amy Poehler Fights for Gay Rights, Sort Of, On 'Parks and Recreation'

What's better than Amy Poehler opening up the second season of Parks and Recreation rapping to Will Smith’s classic “Parents Just Don’t Understand?” Amy Poehler becoming a gay activist of course! Trying to spruce up activities at the zoo, Leslie (Poehler), throws a birthday party for a parrot, graduates a chimpanzee, and unknowingly marries gay penguins.

Can Shane Play Doctor?

With the gay practically air-brushed off her trademark face, pucker subdued, and every strand of hair neatly in place, it took me a while to discern Sha- I mean Kate Moennig on a billboard for her new show, Three Rivers set to start up this fall on CBS. And how will her starved L Word fans react to a Moennig on TV that’s a lot less… lesbian?

Taylor Swift Wants to KISS a Girl

First Taylor Swift stunned the Country Music Awards in her extra-small white tee with T-Pain, and now the lov e-story vixen is at it again, pranking country star Keith Urban during one of his concerts.

The Harry Potter Girls Grow Up!

What do the straight-laced Harry Potter films have to do with lesbians? The dykish fantasies between Hermione and Ginny of course! Come on - don’t act like you haven’t delved into the world of some Hermione/Ginny fanfiction at least once in your lifetime. Throw in girls in uniform, and you’ve got my attention. 

Summer Nights: Tegan and Sara, Death Cab for Cutie

Usually when one plans to see Tegan and Sara in concert, it’s a common assumption that they’re usually accompanied by a sea of plaid, tattoos, and piercings singing along to every word. However last Sunday night, the iconic sounds of girl angst reverberated in the Hollywood Hills, playing for a different kind of crowd. Opening with the New Pornographers for Death Cab for Cutie at the Hollywood Bowl, the girl duo didn’t hesitate to tell the crowd that they were nervous to play at such an intimidating venue, but they held their own like a couple of pros.

Where The Girls Are On TV: Mischa Barton, Drea de Matteo, 'Gimme Sugar'

Mischa Barton confesses lesbian kisses are easier, since she can relax, when talking about her new roles this year. Desperate Housewives deal with a new addition: Drea de Matteo. West Hollywood and Miami collide in the new season of lesbian drama Gimme Sugar. New episodes of web series Anyone But Me are posted, and the underwear contest winners are awarded with hot panties.

Where the Girls Are on TV: Evan Rachel Wood, Jada Pinkett Smith, Eliza Dushku

Jada Pinkett Smith gets sassy on HawthoRNe. The drama never ends for Real Housewives as the season ends. A lesbian story-line is confirmed for Evan Rachel Wood as the queen of the vamps on True Blood. Come fall, Dollhouse starring lesbian favorite Eliza Dushku will also be getting gayer. Grey’s Anatomy Calzona fans will be happy to know that Jessica Capshaw has been upgraded to regular next season, which means she won’t be going anywhere anytime soon.

Where the Girls Are on TV: Mary Louise Parker, Chandra Wilson, Katee Sackhoff

Showtime saves summertime television with Mary Louise Parker's pot-dealing MILF leading the charge on Weeds and Edie Falco's Nurse Jackie popping pills and saving lives. Grey's Anatomy's Chandra Wilson talks about butching up her Mama Morton in Chicago and on living up to Queen Latifah's lesbian-ish portrayal. One of four out lesbians wins MTV's Duel and hot babe Katee Sackhoff joins 24.

Where the Girls Are on TV: Kathy Griffin, Nicole Pacent, 'Army Wives'

Watching Real Housewives of New Jersey as a lesbian is somewhat like watching Queer as Folk for straight girls, it's so intriguing, you can't help but pay attention. Kathy Griffin is still on the D-List, with hopes of moving up and winning a Grammy this year. In the premiere, she shared the stage with Bette Midler at Caesar's Palace, bringing the Grammy within reach. Lifetime's Army Wives also premiered this week, still lacking in a lesbian story-line. 

Dueling Gay Marriage Bills in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania senate will soon be considering opposing pieces of legislation regarding same-sex marriage. Hoping to catch the pro-gay marriage New England momentum, Sen. Daylin Leach is introducing the state’s first bill that would recognize same-sex marriage.

Where The Girls Are on TV: Evan Rachel Wood, Summer Glau, Joss Whedon, Eliza Dushku

On the Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Duel 2, the lesbians seem to be stirring up some trouble. Rumors are Summer Glau could be collaborating again with Joss Whedon on Dollhouse. Evan Rachel Wood will be playing the vampire Queen of Louisiana on True Blood. The new season of So You Think You Can Dance shows flexibility in more ways than one. Kristin Cavallari, Tila Tequila, and Lacey Schwimmer join the list of people who posed for some hot NO H8 photos.

She-Roes: Ass Kicking Superhero Babes

It's a bird! It's a plane! Even better, it's a hot girl in a skimpy outfit! Whether these ladies are fighting crime or playing the oh-so sinister villain, these supernatural, super strong, super sexy sheroes look so good doing it. Lesbians love a good superhero, so here's SheWired's list of hottest She-Roes including Halle Berry as Catwoman, Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft, Famke Janssen as Jean Grey, Charlize Theron, Jessica Alba and more.

Where The Girls Are on TV: Oivia Wilde, Edie Falco, Mary Louise Parker

Greek's Dilshad Vasaria goes lesbian for a hot minute. Olivia Wilde, House's resident bisexual, strips down for GQ. Jane Lynch rocks several Adidas track suit in Glee. Sopranos' star Edie Falco gives a lot of little pricks in Nurse Jackie. And Mary Louise Parker is back as America's favorite weed-peddling MILF.

Girl Friends and Frenemies: If TV Were Gayer...

Whether it's that undeniable connection between best friends or that underlying spark of sexual tension between girl rivals who have an unadulterated loathing for each other, one thing about these TV girl couples is for sure-they've got chemistry, and they're just one sleepover away from realizing it. Here are some fantasy lesbian best friends including Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Evangeline Lily, Elizabeth Mithchell, Mary Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins and more...

Marie Osmond Comes Out with More Support for her Lesbian Daughter

Marie Osmond recently professed her love and support for her lesbian daughter in an interview with LA radio station Kost 103.5 . Last night in her interview with Mary Hart on Entertainment Tonight, her sentiments were the same.

Where The Girls Are On TV: Kate Moennig, Portia

L Word stars Kate Moenning and Jane Lynch are back on TV, Portia de Rossi's Better of Ted is renewed for next fall and Dilshad Vadsaria comes out on GREEK -- and goes to a lesbian bar!

Where the Girls Are on TV: Blake Lively, Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones

A Gossip Girl socialite is arrested for theft. This week's episode of GREEK includes Rebecca and Robin kissing, flashing a complete stranger, and dancing on a table. Rebecca is informed that Robin is gay, which sparks curiosity. Grey's Anatomy keeps Callie and Arizona are in choppy waters. On Real World/Road Rules Challenge, Rachel and Jenn get it on under a sleeping bag, not really caring if their teammates wanted to watch. Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones are mistaken for a couple on Parks and Recreation

Marie Osmond Loves Her Lesbian Daughter

Marie Osmond told a Los Angeles based radio station that she loves her lesbian daughter Jessica despite her strict Mormon faith. Regarding gay marriage, Osmond said she believes in civil rights for all.

Christina Aguilera Goes Burlesque on the Big Screen

Christina Aguilera is signed on to become the next singer-actress crossover star. The four-time Grammy Award-winner is set to star in Burlesque, a musical directed by Steve Antin described to be "a contemporary take on the traditional burlesque that derived from vaudeville, with singing, dancing, comedy and more tease than striptease.”