So let's rework the stories. Or, better yet, write our own. One with regular people doing everyday and extraordinary things. No tiaras, castles or princes needed.
We pride ourselves on knowing all kinds of Sapphic pop-culture facts. Each week we'll share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our new series, "Best Lesbian Week Ever." Here's who and what was on our raging gay radar this week.
American Idol has been many things to many people, from pure escapism for those who watch from home, to dreams realized or crushed by those who have had the courage to stand up and be judged.
Like most moms, I've struggled with either gaining too much weight while pregnant with my three children or losing weight after each pregnancy.
Dear Jennifer Lopez, We love you here at Stylelist. We've loved you since your Fly Girl days, since you were "Jenny From The Block," and even through your many tumultuous relationships. Your work ethic is to be admired, and your body is sick (in a good way, we love curves!), and your warm personality on "American Idol" is something to look forward to. But it's time to come clean about your addiction to sparkles.
Let's face it: Both Jessica Sanchez and Phillip Phillips are ideal representatives of their chosen brands, and both would've had a future in the music industry regardless of the outcome. But there can only be one winner ...
To many they were just "has-beens" -- that is until their deaths revived their prestigious status. And that's just it! Why do we always wait for artists to die to elevate them to their deserved level of "legends" when they had long earned the title while still alive?
A life that began in destitution and illness in Ethiopia leads to a new home and family in the US -- and a role playing Jennifer Lopez' son in her latest film.
He does after all have a lot of attributes that will appeal to Republican voters all over the country. He's white, male and middle aged, as well as white, male and middle aged, and actually white, male and middle aged.
The description "classic with a twist" is a fashion cliche, but it's true that the most striking acid brights are those that bring a "wow factor" to otherwise classically cut clothes and accessories.
Colton Dixon had one of his weakest weeks to date, and while Jessica Sanchez was once again in top form, is that enough to bring the voters back to her after last week's surprising results?
Are we supposed to feel like failed people because our partners made it impossible for us to stay in our marriages? Are we emotionally weak or deficient? Are we morally bankrupt?
Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet's duet of "I Knew You Were Waiting For Me" was undoubtedly the standout performance of the night, and a vocal masterclass from beginning to end. it was a joy to watch.
Joining Shannon Magrane in the bottom three were Erika Van Pelt and Elise Testone, because a pretty male face is apparently far more important than vocal range or stage presence.
Ultimately, the real dream makers in this story are not J.Lo and Marc Anthony; they are some of the contestants, a group of young people called Son Batá who are teaching kids how to dream of social change in the ghettos of Medellin, Colombia.
¡Q'Viva! The Chosen is a historic media moment in time: the first seamlessly bilingual show that presents entertainment and information to a general audience, not simply to a target audience.