Jenni Olson

Cathy DeBuono: VIP Q Movie Pick

Filed By Jenni Olson | January 27, 2012 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Gay Icons and History
Tags: Cathy DeBuono, LGBT Film, Queer Film, VIP Q Movie Pick

DeBuonoCathy.jpgOut lesbian actress Cathy DeBuono (who also happens to be a licensed psychotherapist) shared this terrific LGBT film selection and analysis with us:

One of my favorite lesbian movies has to be D.E.B.S. I had no idea what I was getting into when I rented it, but as the film unfolds one could make super strong arguments for the presence of some really clever metaphor. The girls themselves were like Freud's personality components. "Dominque" the id, "Max" the super ego and "Amy" the ego. "Janet" gives voice to the inner child and together they engage in a journey that illustrates the development of one solid self as it faces the anxiety of discovering it doesn't fit inside society's box. I loved it. Or... I made all of that up in my own head. Either way director Angela Robinson is brilliant for taking me there.

Check out Cathy's weekly radio show on Tuesdays at Noon (PST) via her website, Cathy Is In. And enjoy Cathy's terrific performances on DVD in the hit lesbian comedy/drama AND THEN CAME LOLA -- freshly re-released for Valentine's Day 2012 with new box art and a new low price, and in her hilarious web series WE HAVE TO STOP NOW: SEASON 1 (both now available from

Trailers after the break.

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