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Jamie Wetherbe

Entries by Jamie Wetherbe

Lesbians Are Forever: A Gay Take on Kay Jewelers' Commercials

(23) Comments | Posted January 18, 2012 | 5:19 PM

'Tis the season for retail love, and, as jewelers would have it, a time to prove your love in diamonds. Even though matrimony is on the decline -- 20 percent fewer adults are married now than in 1960, due in part to the rise of living in sin...

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Los Angeles Gets GLAAD: Celebrities Come Out for the Annual Media Awards Show

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2010 | 4:17 PM

If you're famous and gay (or just like famous gays), the annual GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night honored the best in film, television and journalism at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, with special honors going to Drew Barrymore and Wanda Sykes.

The awards ceremony,...

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The L Word Gets Real

(5) Comments | Posted April 14, 2010 | 2:45 PM

It's slim pickings when it comes to lesbians on reality TV. But come June, Ilene Chaiken, executive producer of the Showtime series The L Word, a fictional drama about the fabulous (and far-fetched) lives of lesbians in Los Angeles, is making her scripted show a reality.

The Real...

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SXSW Comes Out: The Annual Conference Gets More Gay Friendly

(3) Comments | Posted March 29, 2010 | 3:00 PM

As SXSW Interactive came to a close, critics said the conference has turned bloated and irrelevant. The tech was gone -- at least the truly innovative tech -- replaced by Sobe cocktails and Zone bars. And less access to panels and parties -- at least the really good...

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LA Fashion Weekend Shows Off a California Cool Style

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2010 | 5:34 PM

Los Angeles Fashion Weekend drew a crowd of several hundred and a handful of celebrities to Sunset Gower Studios for a three-day taste West Coast fashion -- and a surprise wedding proposal on the runway, which, apparently, is also in this season.

The event kicked off Friday with the debut...

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LA Fashion Feast

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2010 | 4:24 PM

Los Angeles Fashion Weekend will again head to Hollywood, Calif., March 19 to 21, with designers, celebrities, stylists, media and retail buyers from around the world coming together in the name of West Coast fashion.

The three-day event at Sunset Gower Studios will host runway shows from local designers...

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Behind the Wall

(2) Comments | Posted June 24, 2009 | 10:14 AM

I'd never been accused of wearing revealing clothing until my first day working at a juvenile detention center in Los Angeles County. A tomboy at birth and a lesbian since, I tend to dress down, which often made me the subject of impromptu makeovers by my mother and sister.

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