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Happy Friday!

Let's start with the best news. Meryl Streep's daughter Mamie Gummer is following in mom's footsteps by playing a lesbian, and I can't fucking wait. Emily Owens M.D. didn't get picked up for a second season, but that is only Ok because now Mamie will be on CBS' drama Backstrom playing "the female lead Nicole Graveley, a watchful, competent police detective who is a lesbian saddened over her breakup with her longtime partner." Her co-star is Rainn Wilson, who will play "Everett Backstrom, an overweight, offensive, irascible detective, as he tries, and fails, to change his self-destructive behavior." Sounds great already!

Oh Canada! The country has a network called Slice that is home to a show called Golden Gays, about older LGBTs living in Palm Springs. According to the HuffPo, there are "lipstick lesbians, butches, drag queens, authors, »

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