8. BOOKS: Mirabelle series
LGBT parents and their kids are sure to love these board books, for children age 2 to 5, about an inquisitive, enthusiastic Boston terrier named Mirabelle and her owner, Mr. Muller (author-artist Michael Muller), who together discover the simple pleasures of everyday activities. There is a real-life Mirabelle, and she has two dads. Three books about her adventures have been released to date: Mirabelle and the Butterfly, Mirabelle Goes for a Walk, and Mirabelle and the Big Red Ball.
7. MUSIC: Sharon Needles, “Call Me on the Ouija Board”
Sharon Needles, the most memorable queen to win the crown on RuPaul's Drag Race, has a new video out, and it's a winner: "Call Me on the Ouija Board." It looks like it had a bigger budget than most pop-tart videos; Sharon is ravishing even when projectile vomiting. Featuring a cameo with the legendary Michael Musto, "Call Me on the Ouija Board" will have you howling with laughter by the last reel. Download the song now, which is off Sharon's PG-13 album.