The L Word

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Southwest: Profanity, Not Gay Kiss, Got Actress Booted

But Leisha Hailey still upset she was told it's a 'family airline'

(Newser) - Southwest Airlines originally stated that L Word actress Leisha Hailey was booted from her flight Sunday due to an excessive PDA with her girlfriend, but now the airline says it was actually profanity that got the couple removed from the plane. In a statement released yesterday, SWA says that additional... More »

Southwest Boots Actress From Plane After Gay Kiss

Passengers griped about Leisha Hailey's 'excessive' behavior, says airline

(Newser) - The L Word star Leisha Hailey is furious at Southwest Airlines after she and a female companion were booted from a plane after a flight attendant told them to stop kissing. The actress was told that Southwest "was a 'family' airline and kissing was not OK," tweeted... More »

Shame on Showtime for Ditching Gay Shows

Once out-and-proud network is now just an HBO wannabe

(Newser) - Showtime, which has an openly gay president and used to be the home of “the two most sexually explicit gay dramas ever,” has failed its queer audience completely, Aymar Jean Christian writes. Sure, networks in general have backed off gay-centric programming after realizing “they could get a... More »

Top Gun Star Comes Out After 39 Years

Twice-married McGillis says she's 'done with the man thing'

(Newser) - Top Gun and The L Word star Kelly McGillis has confirmed longstanding rumors that she's a lesbian, saying she's unequivocally "done with the man thing," SheWired reports. McGillis, 51, said she has wrestled with her sexuality since adolescence and believed God was punishing her for being gay. "... More »

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