Morning Brew – Tues. April 23: Olivia Wilde loves playing bi, Kristin Chenoweth is a fan of “Bomb Girls”

 
 

Good morning!

I’m sad to report The Palms is closing. That’s the L.A. lesbian bar Jenny Schecter and Dana Fairbanks ended up at alone together and then went back to Jenny’s studio and failed to get it on.

Tomorrow marks the tragic anniversary of the still-unsolved murder of Noxolo Nogwaza, a South African lesbian activist. She was a victim of corrective rape, and was attacked by a group of eight men on her way home from spending time with friends. Tweet your support of justice for Noxolo tomorrow.

I am still bummed that Bomb Girls wasn’t renewed for a full third season, and it looks like I’m not alone.


The Voice‘s Karina Iglesias is hoping to meet Ellen now that she’s a TV regular.


I think we can officially say Ellen is the new Oprah.

Jane Lynch attended the NBC UpFronts in Los Angeles this week to talk about her new hosting gig of Hollywood Game Night. The hour long show has so far lined up some notable Hollywood hot shots to participate, including Amy Poehler, Kristen Bell, Maya Rudolph and Molly Shannon. The Lynch brings all the funny women to the yard.

Speaking of Jane, she was on Ellen yesterday and got the crap scared out of her by a tree.

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Olivia Wilde told HuffPost Live she is proud to have played two bisexual characters on TV. She said:

The funny thing is, I played 18 straight girls, but two bisexual women … that’s what people remember me for. That’s fine with me, I was proud to play them. I’ve had young women come up to me sand say it helped them accept themselves or feel more confident about coming out and that is an honor.

A huge congrats to k.d. lang for being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame this week. She performed and gave a speech at the Junos and, damn, she looked good doing it!

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *House (Universal HD 4 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), The Voice (NBC 8 p.m.), Your Sister’s Sister (TMC 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Chopped (Food Network 9 p.m.), *That Sex Show (Logo 11 p.m.) and *Degrassi (TeenNick 11 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun

 
 

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