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July 29, 2014

Money Monster will be fourth feature film directed by the two-time Oscar winner

Jodie Foster, up for an Emmy for directing an episode of TV's Orange is the New Black this year, has her next directing job lined up.

The two-time Oscar-winning actress will direct the thriller Money Monster starring George Clooney.

May 29, 2014

Out actress describes Foster as 'lovely' and her Witness co-star Harrison Ford as 'aloof'

At the time they co-starred in the 1988 drama The Accused, Kelly McGillis and Jodie Foster were both very famous actresses.

It would be decades, however, before they would become famous lesbians. McGillis, 56, came out publicly in 2009 and Foster, 51, did so in 2013.

'Working with Jodie was lovely,' McGillis says in the current issue of Closer magazine. 'I really think she's a wonderful person.'

While McGillis still acts in films, on television and in plays, her best known films remain three she did in the 1980s: The Accused, Top Gun and Witness.

May 29, 2014

Out actress describes Foster as 'lovely' and her Witness co-star Harrison Ford as 'aloof'

At the time they co-starred in the 1988 drama The Accused, Kelly McGillis and Jodie Foster were both very famous actresses.

It would be decades, however, before they would become famous lesbians. McGillis, 56, came out publicly in 2009 and Foster, 51, did so in 2013.

'Working with Jodie was lovely,' McGillis says in the current issue of Closer magazine. 'I really think she's a wonderful person.'

While McGillis still acts in films, on television and in plays, her best known films remain three she did in the 1980s: The Accused, Top Gun and Witness.

May 9, 2014

'You have no idea how hard that moment is'

There were plenty of gays who were not impressed with Jodie Foster’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards during which she publicly acknowledged being a lesbian before a worldwide audience.

Foster never said the word 'gay' or 'lesbian' in her speech giving fuel to those already critical of the two-time Oscar winner for not coming out earlier.

May 9, 2014

'You have no idea how hard that moment is'

There were plenty of gays who were not impressed with Jodie Foster’s acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards during which she publicly acknowledged being a lesbian before a worldwide audience.

Foster never said the word 'gay' or 'lesbian' in her speech giving fuel to those already critical of the two-time Oscar winner for not coming out earlier.

April 29, 2014

US actress Jodie Foster is reportedly the talk of the town in Pakistan over her marriage to Alexandra Hedison

Pakistanis have turned to social media to attack the marriage of US actress Jodie Foster to photographer Alexandra Hedison after news broke of it earlier this week.

According to a funny column in Pakistan Today, the most common theme among social media users was that Foster had married another woman ‘to bring Pakistan down.’

April 23, 2014

Two-time Oscar winner has been in relationbship with photographer for a year

Jodie Foster has married Alexandra Hedison, her girlfriend of one year.

The marriage between the two-time Oscar winner and the photographer took place over the weekend, according to E! Online.

Hedison is also an actress who appeared on the Showtime lesbian drama The L Word for three seasons in the role of Dylan Morelan. She had previously dated Ellen DeGeneres with their three-year relationship ending a decade ago.

April 23, 2014

Two-time Oscar winner has been in relationbship with photographer for a year

Jodie Foster has married Alexandra Hedison, her girlfriend of one year.

The marriage between the two-time Oscar winner and the photographer took place over the weekend, according to E! Online.

Hedison is also an actress who appeared on the Showtime lesbian drama The L Word for three seasons in the role of Dylan Morelan. She had previously dated Ellen DeGeneres with their three-year relationship ending a decade ago.

December 24, 2013

GSN looks at 11 individuals, from A-list celebrities to high school students,  who stepped out of the closet and into the spotlight in 2013

The increasing visibility of openly gay politicians, actors and public figures speaks volumes for the progress the LGBTI community and allies have made in the past few decades.

This year saw beloved celebrities, athletes and young students come forward and share with the world one of the most important and intimate aspects of their lives.

Whether they came out at school, on the Golden Globes stage or in a Youtube video - GSN applauds the message these 11 individuals shared when they came out of the closet.

September 20, 2013

Starred opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun and Jodie Foster in The Accused

It's been more than 30 years since Kelly McGillis starred as an Amish woman opposite Harrison Ford in the film Witness.

Much has happened to the actress since then including starring roles opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun and Jodie Foster in The Accused.

August 12, 2013

Stars with Matt Damon in Elysian which opened with worldwide gross of $40 million

Jodie Foster has been appearing in feature films for more than 40 years.

But the sci-fi flick Elysium, which she stars in with Matt Damon and opened last Friday (8 August), is the first of her movies to be released since she came out publicly as a lesbian.

Elysium topped the box office in the US and Canada with ticket sales of $29.8 million. It made an additional $10.9 million in other markets for a worldwide total of $40.7 million.

August 12, 2013

Stars with Matt Damon in Elysian which opened with worldwide gross of $40 million

Jodie Foster has been appearing in feature films for more than 40 years.

But the sci-fi flick Elysium, which she stars in with Matt Damon and opened last Friday (8 August), is the first of her movies to be released since she came out publicly as a lesbian.

Elysium topped the box office in the US and Canada with ticket sales of $29.8 million. It made an additional $10.9 million in other markets for a worldwide total of $40.7 million.

April 10, 2013

Anderson Cooper ranked fifth in first year on list as openly gay man

Anderson Cooper was ranked fifth in OUT magazine's annual top 50 list of powerful gay men and lesbians - the first year he made the list as an openly gay man.

Cooper had made the list year after year - one year even appearing on the cover of the magazine with Jodie Foster - but it wasn't until last summer that Cooper he publicly acknowledged being gay.

Foster, despite her very public coming out speech at the Golden Globe Awards in January, did not make the top 50 list which was unveiled today.

January 22, 2013

CNN's Don Lemon: 'It was so nuanced. In politics you call it a dog whistle'

Don Lemon was watching last week's Golden Globe Award when Jodie Foster took to the stage to accept the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award and to, after decades of speculation, confirmed to the world that she is a lesbian.

Only Lemon, an openly gay anchor and reporter for CNN, at first wasn't all that sure of what Foster was doing.

January 22, 2013

Golden Globes speech comedy gold for lesbian cast member

She's already nailed an impersonation of Ellen DeGeneres so Saturday Night Live cast member Kate McKinnon tackled another famous lesbian during the show's most recent episode: Jodie Foster.

McKinnon, who is lesbian herself, mimed comedy gold out of Foster's Golden Globe Awards speech where she first came out as 'single' then kind of came out publicly in a roundabout way without ever saying the words 'lesbian' or 'gay.'

'I am ga… ame for anything,' McKinnon teases in Foster fashion. 'I’m officially a Les… lie Nielsen fan.'

January 22, 2013

Golden Globes speech comedy gold for lesbian cast member

She's already nailed an impersonation of Ellen DeGeneres so Saturday Night Live cast member Kate McKinnon tackled another famous lesbian during the show's most recent episode: Jodie Foster.

McKinnon, who is lesbian herself, mimed comedy gold out of Foster's Golden Globe Awards speech where she first came out as 'single' then kind of came out publicly in a roundabout way without ever saying the words 'lesbian' or 'gay.'

'I am ga… ame for anything,' McKinnon teases in Foster fashion. 'I’m officially a Les… lie Nielsen fan.'

January 22, 2013

GSN asks if girl-on-girl action and celebrity lesbian publicity stunts have lost their ability to shock and titilate

It used to feel impossible to open a paper without seeing color photos of the latest 'lesbian' stunt.

When Madonna and Britney Spears locked lips at MTV's 20th Video Awards, a small library could have been filled with the public reaction.

Today, in contrast, brief reports on how pop group The Saturdays like to 'perve on girls' go largely unnoticed.

It seems that everybody has moved on.

Perhaps the existence of 'celesbians' - or more accurately, 'celebicurious women' - has got old enough that it is no longer news.

January 16, 2013

Star Trek icon reminds people that Foster 'even had a stalker try to kill a president just to impress her'

Jodie Foster's dramatic coming out speech at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards was praised by many in Hollywood but it has not been so well received by everyone - including some other gay stars.

January 16, 2013

After Foster comes out as lesbian at Golden Globes, GSN celebrates her six career highlights

Jodie Foster's 'coming out' speech has gone viral. But it's just another moment in the spotlight for the child star who won so much blind devotion that one stalker even tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan to impress her.

Receiving the Cecille B DeMille lifetime achievement award at Sunday's Golden Globe awards (13 January), the famously private actress confirmed publicly what many had known or suspected for years.

In just six minutes, she reinvented herself as the new icon of openly lesbian cool.

January 16, 2013

After Foster comes out as lesbian at Golden Globes, GSN celebrates her six career highlights

Jodie Foster's 'coming out' speech has gone viral. But it's just another moment in the spotlight for the child star who won so much blind devotion that one stalker even tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan to impress her.

Receiving the Cecille B DeMille lifetime achievement award at Sunday's Golden Globe awards (13 January), the famously private actress confirmed publicly what many had known or suspected for years.

In just six minutes, she reinvented herself as the new icon of openly lesbian cool.

January 14, 2013

Actress insists: 'I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago, back in the stone age'

Jodie Foster stole the show at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills on Sunday (13 January) when she officially came out as a lesbian while accepting the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award.

January 14, 2013

Actress insists: 'I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago, back in the stone age'

Jodie Foster stole the show at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills on Sunday (13 January) when she officially came out as a lesbian while accepting the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award.

January 14, 2013

'I could never stop acting. You'd have to drag me behind, like, a team of horses'

Jodie Foster has been acting for 47 years and says she has no intention of stopping now.

'I could never stop acting. You'd have to drag me behind, like, a team of horses,' she told reporters Sunday (13 January) after her headline-making speech at the Golden Globe Awards.

January 14, 2013

'I could never stop acting. You'd have to drag me behind, like, a team of horses'

Jodie Foster has been acting for 47 years and says she has no intention of stopping now.

'I could never stop acting. You'd have to drag me behind, like, a team of horses,' she told reporters Sunday (13 January) after her headline-making speech at the Golden Globe Awards.