Freeheld, the Oscar-bait gay-rights drama in which Julianne Moore and Ellen Page played real life lesbian couple Laurel Hester and Stacie Andree, came and left theaters in October after grossing a little more than $500,000. At last week’s Vanguard Awards, hosted by the Los Angeles LGBT Center, Freeheld’s screenwriter Ron Nyswaner (who also wrote Jonathan Demme’s 1993 AIDS drama Philadelphia) described an unnamed “recent gay-themed project” that became watered down through compromise and fear. “The main characters were turned into Lesbians with lower case l,” he said.
In an interview with The Mirror published Sunday, Kristen Stewart’s mother Jules confirmed what the tabloids have been speculating for months: Stewart, last linked to fellow vampire Robert Pattinson, is now dating her personal assistant Alicia Cargile. “I’ve met Kristen’s new girlfriend, I like her. What’s not to accept? She’s a lovely girl,” Jules said in the interview with contributor Sharon Feinstein.
While Macklemore was celebrating "Same Love" and ho-baggin it up at the Grammys, The Disney Channel was also celebrating its own cleaned-up version of same love. On Sunday night's episode of the family sitcom Good Luck Charlie, a lesbian couple—the network's first-ever same-sex pairing—was featured arriving for a playdate at Charlie's house.