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12/19/2008

Audio: A new Page in the Laurel Hester story?

by Jeremy Hooper

Alright, let's take a break from the Rick Warren fiasco for some lesbian-tainment news, shall we? And it's also some previously unreported lesbian-tainment news, if our Google skills are as sharp as we think they are.

200812191708On last night's episode of the fantastic "Gay USA," Cynthia Wade, the Oscar-winning director of the Freeheld documentary, said that Juno star Ellen Page is attached to star in a feature film adaption of the Laurel Hester story (playing Stacie, Laurel's partner). Here's an audio snip:

(click to play audio clip)

A hopeful prospect for this sad but ultimately hopeful story. It has the potential to be the sort of powerful cinema that the lesbian community has long hoped for, and the human community as a whole needs to see more of. Not to mention, it would be quite the coup for those whose "Is Ellen Page a lesbian?" rumor mill has lost its grist!

**Listen to the full "Gay USA" episode: 12/19/08 [Gay USA]

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