Morning Brew – Tues. April 2: Out “Voice” contestant Karina Iglesias does Melissa Ethheridge, Lauren German says Leslie Shay is a lesbian

Good morning!

Tegan and Sara are interviewed in the new issue of The Advocate.

The Financial Brand has an article on how banks and credit unions are targeting us, from advertisements to pride parade floats. Like, for instance, this Wells Fargo ad.

Ruby Rose wrote a note on Facebook to thank fans for their support during a rough time for her in which she was depressed and decided to get sober. She also wanted to say this to anyone who has dealt with depression:

You are not alone, pick up the phone, grab an animal, grab someone else’s animal just make sure you address it and give yourself the time and love you need. I leave tomorrow to do exactly that and it’s frightening and I am human, and I am doing it because I know I deserve to be happy just like everyone else does.

Yes, even beautiful models can get down on themselves, too.

Lauren German tweeted about her Chicago Fire character yesterday, causing a huge collective lesbian internet sigh in relief.


Out boxer Pat Manuel is starting a new online fitness community for masculine of center women. It’s called BuffButch.com and you can go sign up for updates at the site when it launches.

Willow and Tara lost to Booth and Bones in EW’s Greatest TV Couple poll. Boo!

Karina Iglesias did Melissa Etheridge on The Voice last night and she is a lesbian. Bonus! She joined Team Adam, even though it seemed like she might choose Shakira.

If you have 10 minutes, check out comedian Cameron Esposito‘s set about gay marriage on Put Your Hands Together this week.

Out DJ Lisa Pittman was on the first episode of Vh1′s Master of the Mix last night. Unfortunately, she didn’t win a spot on the show. I enjoyed her DJing immensely at Shedonism. I really enjoyed staring at her doing it, too.

Another lesbian DJ, DJ Asha, also didn’t make the cut.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jillian Michaels on Katie Couric, *The Jeff Probst Show, *Jillian Michaels on The Wendy Williams Show, *Tabatha Takes Over marathon (Bravo 6 a.m.), Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), *Rules of Engagement (TBS 11:30 a.m.), The Wrestler (FX 11:30 a.m.), The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS 1:30 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), The Kids Are All Right (WMAX 4 p.m.), *Millionaire Matchmaker (Bravo 5 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Jessie J on Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend 2012 (Palladia 8 p.m.), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Sundance 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Chopped (Food Network 9 p.m.), *Sex and the City (Style 9 p.m.), After Lately (E! 10 p.m.), *Jane Lynch on Chelsea Lately (E! 10:30 p.m.) and *2013 mtvU Woodie Awards (Palladia 11:30 p.m.) (Thank Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun

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