Morning Brew – Fri. July 13: “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” star comes out on mixtape, Jillian Michaels works Fortune Feimster out

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Jillian Michaels put Fortune Feimster through a tough workout last night on Chelsea Lately.


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Vh1′s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star K. Michelle raps about her relationships with women on her new mixtape O F*cks to Give. She’s got one song called “Girlfriend,” which is all about, well, her girlfriend.


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Carol Ann Duffy wins all the awards! The lesbian poet laureate of Britain was awarded the 2012 Pen Pinter prize, which is given to a Brit writer of “outstanding literary merit.” Congrats CAD!

This video shows how Ellen Page was turned into a video game character in Beyond: Two Souls. Pretty cool.

Gossip wants you to draw your best Beth Ditto. They’re all so creative — like Beth as a cupcake or Beth with a vagina body.

A new French drama airing in the UK will have a lot of lesbian sex, according to The Sun. God love the French. It’s called Maison Close and it follows “three women working in lavish 19th Century brothel Paradise, a venue popular with Parisian aristocrats.” Someone watch this and tell me if it’s just a bunch of gals getting it on for a guy’s pleasure, a la Game of Thrones.

Today in Lesbianish TV: *The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), *Tabatha Takes Over marathon (Bravo 9 a.m.), But I’m a Cheerleader (Logo 11 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.), *Law & Order (TNT 3 p.m.), *Real Housewives of New Jersey marathon (Bravo 5 p.m.), The Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network 7 p.m.), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (HBO Signature 8 p.m.), Say Yes to the Dress (TLC 8:30 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *America’s Next Top Model marathon (Style 9 p.m.), *The Real L Word (Showtime2 10 p.m.), *Boardwalk Empire (HBO Signature 10 p.m.) and *Chelsea Lately (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun