THE SHORT LIST

GOSSIP: A Spice Girls Reunion At The Olympics? Plus: Downton Abbey, The Bachelor, Liza, James Franco And More

*The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association announced its nominees for the 2012 Dorians, which honor LGBT-interest films. Nods went to Weekend, The Skin I Live In, Beginners, The Tree of Life, Thor (huh?), Albert Nobbs and Pariah. What, no Jack & Jill? [The Advocate]

*Sh*t Liza Minnelli says. “Halston!” [YouTube]

*Adam Lambert says his upcoming album, Tresspassing, reflects “a very honest emotional portrayal of my desires and fears. Both dark and light.” [Just Jared]

*Here’s a picture of The Bachelor‘s tush. (semi-NSFW, duh) [Horsey]

*It’s Mel C‘s birthday—is that why a Spice Girls reunion is being rumored for the 2012 Olympics in London? [Pink is the New Blog]

*Homophobic tennis legend/fundamentalist preacher Margaret Court says she won’t let protests against her anti-gay vitriol keep her from going to the Australian Open. “Are they not wanting me to come?” she said in The Australian. “Is that what they are trying to do? I don’t run from anything.” [The Australian]

* W.E. director Madonna was a snoozer on The Graham Norton Show until she was made to pick out the straight guy in a group of gay men. That’s easy, he’s the one who doesn’t know the words to “Like a Prayer.” [Boy Culture]

*The Robert Mapplethorpe biopic starring James Franco is closer to becoming a reality. “The long-gestating project from producer Eliza Dushku will mark the first narrative film from documentary director Ondi Timoner (Dig!, We Live in Public) .”  [NYMag.com]

*Which character on Downton Abbey are you most like. We’re totally a Violet. [WETA]