Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Jill Bennett

Although she is ranked in the Top 40 in AfterEllen.com's sexiest women in the world according to women, Jill Bennett has continually proven she is more than just a pretty face, encompassing talent, passion and most of all, a true drive to ensure the well being of the LGBT community. Originally from Fort Wayne in the state of Indiana, Jill is an out lesbian actress in Hollywood with a career spanning over ten years.

Bennett currently producers and stars in two webseries, "The Violet Underground," and the new series, "The Gloves Are Off." Both are featured on SheWired.com and see Bennett heavily involved in connecting the LGBT community with not only her own life and it's happenings but also tackles anything from entertainment, polictics and social activism.

And Then Came Lola

The latest film project Bennett is involved in. The image of And Then Came Lola (pictured left) was banned by facebook and caused some controversy. However, the World Premier of the film at San Fransico's Castro Theatre saw three blocks worth of people lining up in hope of scoring a rush ticket miss out. The film also played to Full Houses at QFest in Philadelphia and Los Angeles' Outfest. The film is loosely insipred by the art house classic Run, Lola, Run. Bennett stars as Casey, the girlfriend of Loladescribed in this "sexy, lesbian romp,"Fingers crossed that this movie will be hitting our MQFF shores next year!

The Gloves Are Off
Her new series, 'The Gloves Are Off," stars Bennett alongside girlfriend Cathy DeBuono, is an hour of live amd uncensored talk, gossip and provocative debate. It airs on Friday 12pm Australian Eastern Standard Time on SheWired.com - you can even call in on the show!

We Have To Stop Now

Following the success of the first season, Jill Bennett stars alongside Cathy DeBuono and Susanne Westenhoefer in the web series "We Have To Stop Now" which delves into the lives of two lesbian therapists struggling to manage the dynamics of their relationship due to the constant scrutiny received from the success of their book "How To Succeed In Marriage Without Trying."

Portions of Season Two will be filmed on the inaugural Sweet Caribbean Cruise in November this year where Jill will be featured as a special guest with over 2,000 lesbians at sea in the Western Carribean.

Jill Bennett's take on Lesbian Vs Dyke (Quite convincing if I may say so myself!)

Remember the NO H8 Campaign featured on The Hump Day Crew in June? Along with The Hump Day Crew, a plathorea of Melbourne and International Celebrities, Jill Bennett got involved too. Show your support by visiting the NO H8 Website and submitting your photo.

The lovely Jill Bennett joins Ginni and The Bish from The Hump Day Crew and talks about And Then Came Lola, the new Webseries "The Gloves Are Off," and the wonderful world of "Blogosphere."

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