The names listed include directors, producers, and screenwriters of feature films, television movies, documentaries and short films and have received coverage or been recognized in reliable, authoritative media and academic sources. none of this had to happen the networks new sexual harassment policy did not prevent them from leaving after accusations against the stars husband, a producer. it took elizabeth karlsen a decade to bring patricia highsmiths once-scandalous lesbian love story to the big screen. She tells hannah ellis-petersen why its all part of her fight against. Emmy-winning talk show host ellen lee degeneres was born in metairie, louisiana, a new orleans suburb. She is the daughter of betty degeneres (née elizabeth jane pfeffer), a speech therapist, and elliott everett degeneres, an insurance agent. Patricia carola velsquez semprn (born january 31, 1971) is a venezuelan actress and model. Velasquez was honored by the human rights campaign with the 2018 visibility award in new england. She came out as lesbian, saying that she wanted to set an example of honesty for her daughter. In 1952, novelist patricia highsmith published the novel the price of salt -- the inspiration behind the highly-anticipated lesbian drama carol, starring cate blanchett and rooney mara. Also included in her body work are the famous novels strangers on a train , which later became an alfred hitchcock film, and the talented mr. Born in los angeles but a new yorker by choice, barbara hammer is a whole genre unto herself. Her pioneering 1974 short film dyketactics, a four-minute, hippie wonder consisting of frolicking naked women in the countryside, broke new ground for its exploration of lesbian identity, desire and aesthetic. With a notorious lack of lesbian movies and tv shows, web series seems to be the way producers, writers and directors are reaching audiences of queer women. Heres a big old list of lesbian web series available to watch today. Recently producer-director has sought to correct the record with shes de-lovely, a new biopic starring kevin kline and ashley judd, which reconfigures the porters as far more knowing triumph of the will and grace alliance of a witty gay man and an ultra-chic fag-haga phenomenon not uncommon in. The group caught the attention of devante swing, a member of jodeci and moved to ny and signed a deal with elektra records.