September 17, 2008
Lesbian album scares Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah nearly called her new album ‘The L Word’…. but then decided not to. Not because of potential copyright issues but because she didn’t want to ‘waste energy’ on the persistent rumours about her sexuality.
Latifah, who may / may not be planning to marry her girlfriend / just good friend Jeannette Jenkins (delete as appropriate), has a new album out in December which features Dr Dre and LL Cool J.
The album is still unnamed, after a last minute decision not to call it The L Word reports the Mobo Awards website. “Since people want to play games, I like to jab back sometimes just for fun,” explained Queen Latifah. “But I’m like, nah, that’s too much energy wasted.”
Sarah Schulman at Lesbian Lives 2013
Legendary queer activist Sarah Schulman has spoken out against the LGBT Center of New York City and its decision to ban her from a controversial book reading.
February 17, 2013