AfterEllen.com is Logo's site for lesbians and bisexual women in entertainment and media, which means we pride ourselves on knowing all kinds of Sapphic pop-culture facts. Each week we share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our series "Best Lesbian Week Ever."
Here's who and what was on our raging gay radar this week.
Like buttah: Olivia Wilde and Ashley Greene seem to enjoy each other's company in the new film Butter. The scene below is NSFW -- that is, you might want to watch in the privacy of your own home.
See ya, Pia: Out lesbian Pia Sundhage coached her last game for the United States women's soccer team in a victory against Australia. Afterward, the team sang her "You Are My Sunshine." Don't quit your day jobs, ladies!
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The dream of the '90s: Melissa Etheridge recounted her coming out while on Chelsea Lately this week and joked that she did it all as a publicity stunt, because her mid-'90s albums sold more than ever after the fact. I'm sure those sales numbers had nothing to do with the fact that she was making her best music back then.
Come to my dorm window: Speaking of the '90s, we'd be remiss if we didn't include this photo of Rachel Maddow as a baby dyke as part of our Best Lesbian Week Ever. Thank you, Del LaGrace Volcano!
Giving lesbians of all ages that loving feeling: Tegan and Sara's new single "Closer" is catchy and sexy. What else do you need to know?
Girl on TV: It was announced that Leisha Hailey and Constance Zimmer were cast as a lesbian couple for upcoming episodes of The New Normal, which means that you'll have to start watching the show if you aren't already. (You should be.) With two lesbians on the writing staff, hopefully they give Leisha the best lines.
The marrying kind: Congrats to Brandi Carlile and Catherine Shepherd, who got hitched over the weekend in Boston. I bet that's one wedding where "The Story" wasn't played.
Moving beyond "Breathe Me": Bisexual songstress Sia continues to see her star rise after penning new songs for Christina Aguilera and Rihanna. And that's on top of the two hit songs she's leant vocals to on the radio right now: "Titanium" with David Guetta, and "Wild One" with Flo Rida.
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Love at any age: This essay by a 71-year-old woman who found she was a late-in-life lesbian should give everyone hope. You, too, can have sex in your 70s.
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