James Franco writing a novel? “It’s just something I’m thinking about … I want to write a children’s book. Someday.” [Esquire]

‘Pretty Little Liars’ Maintains Lesbian Storyline “Everyone has a secret. Emily’s secret? She’s afraid of the dark. JK. She likes girls!” [Autostraddle]

Armistead Maupin’s new book cover released. Mary Ann in Autumn: A Tales of the City Novel drops on November 2, 2010 nationally. [Everything Armistead]

A medieval tower built of books: “The piece, entitled “Scanner,” is a gigantic tunnel of books that is meant to inspire reflection, impose greatness, and confuse perspective.” [Inhabitat, via Ask Nicola]

Official Spanish definition for “marriage” to change: “2013 edition of the “Dictionary of the Spanish Language” will reflect the reality that gay couples can get married in several nations and localities throughout the world.” [Blabbeando]

Representing: Carl Bean: “Everyone knew I was gay, but it wasn’t an issue,” Bean explains.  “Yes, I was effeminate but it wasn’t an issue in my family or in the neighborhood. [Jasmyne Cannick]

Interview with lesbian animator-comic creator Lien Fan Shen: “I didn’t think about it at the time, but looking back, not a single person actually asked about my identity!” [After Ellen]



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4 Responses to “Links: James Franco, Pretty Lesbian Liars, Manga Mania”

  1. Brent 13 August 2010 at 7:13 AM #

    I love the inclusion of Emily from Pretty Little Liars! That’s one of my favorite series, and Emily only makes it better….


    • Antonio Gonzalez 13 August 2010 at 12:32 PM #

      hey brent! thanks for your note. i still haven’t seen the show (it’s on my DVR) but the books look super interesting.


  2. DrNels 16 August 2010 at 5:37 PM #

    Franco is working on a fiction MFA.


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