2. TMZ has released mug shots from lesbian rocker Melissa Etheridge’s August drug-possession arrest at the Canada-U.S. border — an arrest just coming to light this week. Etheridge, a cancer survivor, was in possession of marijuana oil, which was prescribed to her in California to treat pain. The oil is legal in California but still banned in North Dakota, where the “Come to My Window” singer got busted.
4. Drag inspiration and country music legend Dolly Parton is advocating for same-sex marriage in the land Down Under. The 71-year-old entertainer joked on Australian television, “Why can’t they be as miserable as us heterosexuals in their marriages?” before taking a serious tone with, “I think love is love and we have no control over that … I think people should be allowed to [marry].”