Daily Gaydar: Tilda Swinton Waves Rainbow Flag, Lana del Rey Slams Lady Gaga and Samantha Jones is Back

Plus, a soccer player comes out and Shay Mitchell dishes on Paily.


Today in lady badass news, Tilda Swinton through caution to the wind—literally—by waving a rainbow flag in front of the Kremlin, in solidarity with Russia’s LGBT community. This demonstration, which violates Russia’s gay propaganda law, could have landed the Oscar winner in jail for 15 days. To top it off she did it with a police car parked right behind her. She’s now calling on the rest of us to share the image and the message. [HuffingtonPost]



To continue this daring venture of bold statements, soccer player Sarah Huffman has come out in a recent statement on Athlete Ally Saying, ““I believe that sports are a place where everybody belongs. Discrimination based upon sexual orientation, race, gender have no place in the world – nevertheless sports. I am excited to be an ally and stand up for people like me in the LGBT community.” Nothing makes us more proud than seeing LGBT’s open, honest, and happy about who they are. [AfterEllen]



The bold and spunky Samantha Jones has finally been cast in the second season of The Carrie Diaries. Lindsey Gort will be playing the young Jones and rumor has it, she’ll be bisexual! Oh, we’d love to see some young lesbian love spark on the show. [AfterEllen]


The lovely Shay Mitchell of Pretty Little Liars gives a quick lesson in Emily 101. Watch the video here as she talks about her character’s shyness and dishes on one of our favorite on screen couples, Paily. Swoon. [AfterEllen]



And speaking of Emily’s love interests, actor Bianca Lawson has been playing a teenager since 1993! The 34-year–old most recently played the doomed Maya in Pretty Little Liars and was also seen in The Vampire Diaries, Dawson’s Creek, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Saved by the Bell: The New Class. We want to know what her secret is to looking that young. [Newser]



Uh oh, Someone leaked track of “So Legit” a song by Lana del Rey in which the singer bashes pop icon, Lady Gaga “Stefani, you suck/I know you're selling 20 million,” Del Rey sings. “Wish they could have seen you when we booed you off in Williamsburg.” Whoa, jealous much? Now Gaga’s little monsters are taking it to del Rey’s Facebook and Twitter pages with anger. The lesson: Don’t mess with Mama Monster. [NyDailyNews]



Love Judy Gold? Yeah us, too. Don’t miss her fantastic and hilarious interview on the latest episode of the WTF Podcast. The out comic talks dishes on gay activism, being a teen outcast and the tragic tale of her first time. [WTF Podcast]


And to wrap up your Thursday, we’ve got the sweet sound of the adorable Canadian duo Tegan and Sara singing a slow, soulful version of “I Was a Fool.” 



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