The Dish: Rosie Gives a Resistance Address Outside of the White House, Lady Gaga to Play Coachella

“Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter and abolish it, and to institute new government. That is why we are here!”

Was anyone else feeling physically ill watching the Presidential Address last night? Rosie O’Donnell led a group of protesters outside of the White House last night in a Resistance Address.



This Thursday’s “Nasty Women Talk Back” episode should hopefully help restore some optimism. Check out the all-new panel line-up of Brittany Ashley, HER’s Robyn Exton, Jen Richards (“Her Story,” “Nashville”) and Fawzia Mirza of “Signature Move.”

Also, it’s March now, so it’s Women’s History Month! Check out GoMag’s daily series on Queer Women You Should Have Learned About in History Class every weekday this month, beginning later today with the Lesbian Avengers.

Lady Gaga will replace Beyonce at Coachella, but I’m still hoping Bey shows up as a hologram for “Telephone.”

It is now officially illegal to discriminate against LGBT people in any hiring practices in Norfolk, Virginia.

Related: As Funds Invoke Bible Values, Others See Intolerance.

In Burlington, Vermont, there’s a debate over the new name of a gay bar: Mister Sister.

Disney’s “Heat Street” had a brief scene of same-sex couples kissing this week, and it’s a first.

Bollywood star Riya Sen says she only accept lesbian roles if the movie itself is worth doing. Sounds like a good plan to me.

Asmita Sarkar is the first out lesbian to run for Student Elections in Jadavpur University in Kolkata.

Some Chicago churches are showing off their LGBTQ-friendliness today with Glitter Ash Wednesday.

“The Real O’Neals” showrunner Casey Johnson addressed recent reports of biphobia on their show. She told EW:

“This year, we really wanted to bring in a lesbian character, so we introduced Allison [Ramona Young] as Kenny’s new friend, and I think that really broadened out the world. Our mission has always been to be really respectful and inclusive of the LGBTQ community, so we would love to keep broadening that world. We need to do it in a way that feels real to Kenny O’Neal’s world in Chicago in his Catholic school, so we kind of take steps like introducing Allison, but absolutely. We want the show to keep growing and evolving.”

Toronto is getting its own LGBTQ in Tech conference.

Jen Ramos is the new assistant general manager of the Sonoma Stompers, and it makes her the first openly non-binary executive in pro sports.

And here’s why we need more of that: Former NBA player Amar’e Stoudemire says he wouldn’t support having a gay teammate, saying, “I’m going to shower across the street.” OK BYE.

The first installment of “When We Rise” did not do so well in the ratings. Catch up now and tune in tonight for the next two hours.

Pretty psyched on the upcoming Netflix women’s wrestling series “Glow.” It goes down June 23, which gives you at least two weeks to finish watching the new season of “Orange is the New Black” before you get started on this one, which is also from “Orange” creator Jenji Kohan.

This week’s Lenny Letter has a cool interview with Michelle Tea.

Seattle-based Odd Babes bring women, POC and LGBTQ comics to the stage.

Some of Serbia’s best music is coming from queer artists.

Gillian Vigman has been cast in a new CW series, “Life Sentence,” as the mom of a young woman (Lucy Hale) who is “the glue that held her family together, until she decides to shirk her maternal responsibility and follow her heart into a lesbian relationship with her best friend Poppy, the owner of a cheese shop called Brie Yourself.”

And I’ll leave you with that.