Morning Brew – Thurs. June 21: Frenchie Davis on dating a woman, “EW” features celebs coming out

 
 

Good morning!

Coming out is a hot topic this week, as Entertainment Weekly has a cover story about it and the New York Observer wrote an article that kind of outs Chace Crawford while simultaneously talking about outing. I’m glad it’s being talked about on a more mainstream level, but I prefer EW‘s way of writing about it (“The current vibe for discussing one’s sexuality is almost defiantly mellow: This is part of who I am, I don’t consider it a big deal or a crisis, and if you do, that’s not my problem.”) as opposed to the Observer‘s (“Living in the so-called “glass closet,” they can forestall the legitimate press inquiring after their home life while also ensuring that their orientation is hardly breaking news. It’s being basically out, without having to answer any questions.)

Here’s an example of one such “coming out”: The Voice‘s Frenchie Davis. The singer told St. Louis Today she’s been dating a woman for the last year.

I wasn’t out before the relationship, but I wasn’t in. I dated men and women, though lesbians weren’t feeling the bisexual thing. Now I’m in love with a woman I think I can be with forever.


Photo by Earl Gibson III/Getty

Frenchie is performing at Gay Prides around the U.S. this summer and she’s about to release a new single, “Love’s Got a Hold on Me.” I wonder if it’s about her GF.

Doctor Who fans will have another reason to love the show when it returns: Madame Vastra is going to be crushing Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman)! Will Clara return those feelings? I can’t decide if I think they are a cute couple or not.

Lucky magazine has “10 perfect menswear-inspired pieces” and I love that blazer and vest. Check it out if you need some fashion inspiration.

If you are in Chicago tonight, hit up the Back Lot Bash to see Bridget McManus and Fortune Feimster live! They are hilarious and going to be oh-so-sweaty in the Midwestern heat.

Today in Lesbianish TV: *The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), *Tabatha’s Salon Takeover marathon (Bravo 10:30 a.m.), Set It Off (HBO Signature 10:35 a.m.), Black Swan (HBO Zone 10:50 a.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.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.), *Make Room For Multiples (TLC 2:30 p.m.), *Chopped (Food Network 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), No Look Pass (Showtime2 11 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun

 
 

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