Exclusive Interview: Thea Gill on Queer As Folk, Slip Away and Finding Her Voice Again

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By: Sarah Toce When Thea Gill called me from her oasis in the mountains, the connection was a little shaky, but she was certainly not. The Canadian-born actress best known for her role on the American Showtime series Queer As Folk was down-to-earth, gracious, full of energy (regardless of the fact that she was fighting a […]

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Exclusive Interview: A Marine Story’s Dreya Weber on Aerials, Pink, Britney, and The Dinah

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By: Sarah Toce The Seattle Lesbian caught up with A Marine Story‘s Dreya Weber when she was in town for last year’s Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. Weber is preparing her aerial arrival into Palm Springs, CA for The Dinah 2011 so we thought we’d share this interview with you one more time. Enjoy! […]

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Human Rights Campaign Gala 2011

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By: Brandy Black The Human Rights Campaign Gala was another smashing hit this year!  Held at the Ritz Carlton in downtown Los Angeles, the stars were hard to spot among the many beautiful guests that were in attendance.  Tears were shed as we celebrated the huge steps that the HRC campaign has been making towards […]

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Exclusive Interview: Meet “Out” Singer/Songwriter Julie Schurr

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By: Sarah Toce Our mutual friends God-Des & She arranged for a telephone meeting because they knew the world needed to stop and take notice of both The Seattle Lesbian and the strikingly powerful musician Julie Schurr. It was my pleasure to give her a call and find out a little bit more about the openly-gay singer/songwriter from […]

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Exclusive Interview: Folk Singer Zoë Sundra

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By: Sarah Toce Ani Difranco/Amy Ray-inspired New York City baby Zoë Sundra has her eye set on the prize. She knows the pay-off of patience in preparation for her big break in the music industry. Her advice from the legendary Rufus Wainwright? Put yourself out there and keep strumming that guitar! Chances are…she’ll listen. The […]

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An Intimate Interview with the Incomparable Lily Tomlin

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By: Sarah Toce She’s been the recipient of numerous Emmy, Tony, Grammy, and other distinguished awards in the entertainment industry in which she has played an important part for over 45 years on various stages. Actress and comedienne Lily Tomin has worked alongside some of the very best talents in the history of television, film and all other […]

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Exclusive Interview: Tabatha’s Salon Takeover Star Tabatha Coffey

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By: Jerry Nunn Australian lesbian hair stylist Tabatha Coffey won her own TV show after appearing on Bravo’s Shear Genius. She works out the kinks in more salons with a third season of Tabatha’s Salon Takeover. Outside of the show, Coffey owns her own salon, Industrie Hair Gurus, in New Jersey where she lives with her partner of ten years. She […]

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The Kids Are All Right and Black Swan Top Academy Award Nominations

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By: Sarah Toce The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) will present the 83rd Annual Academy Awards on February 27, 2011. Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Marisa Tomei, and Oprah Winfrey will present. Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak […]

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Laurel Holloman on Art, Motherhood and the Balancing Act That Makes for a Truly Great Life

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By: Sarah Toce She embraced our hearts opposite Jennifer Beals in the hit lesbian Showtime series The L Word before taking a little time off to dive into motherhood full-time (she has two daughters, Lola and Nala, with ex-husband architect Paul Macherey) and re-discover her artistic gift as a painter. Laurel Holloman is at once […]

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Interview: Chely Wright Speaks Candidly

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By: Sarah Toce Country music singer/songwriter and out-lesbian Chely Wright chatted exclusively with The Seattle Lesbian’s Sarah Toce to discuss the timely topics of bullying, suicide, Congress, God, and the ever-interesting Gay Pride celebration. The interview will make you laugh and, at times, possibly cry. Wright holds nothing back in this interview and TSL loves […]

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