Morning Brew – Brittney Griner opens up in exclusive interview


Good morning! Happy Tuesday!

Ksenia Solo was on Fox News to talk about Orphan Black, Lost Girl and her THIRD show, Turn

Degrassi was canceled by TeenNick, but then picked up by Netflix. Whatever it takes!

Love audiobooks? Try lesbian romance The Art of Mapmaking by Thalia Fand.

Out sports journalist Kate Fagan talked with Brittney Griner about the events of the last few months, from her domestic dispute to her marriage to her recent announcement of an annulment.

Out filmmaker Lisa Cholodenko joined a Variety roundtable of women directors (Jill Soloway, Lesli Linka Glatter, Michelle MacLaren and Gail Mancuso) to talk about their careers.

If you put two awesome lesbian novels against each other in a Literary Cage Match, it’s going to come out a tie.

Naya Rivera has a new book deal, so let’s hope she has some juicy Glee dish to spill. Do you think Lea Michele is nervous?

Philadelphia is getting a new LGBT OBGYN clinic.

Judy Fabjance and her partner Kelly will perform a sketch comedy show, Tales of a Stage 4 Cancer at the 4th Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival June 18-21.

A douchey guy named Franklin Graham hates that amazing Wells Fargo commercial with lesbian moms who adopt a deaf daughter. Pretty sure he’s the worst.

Iggy Azalea is no longer performing at Pittsburgh Pride because she has been homophobic in tweets before. Twitter sure made the world a different place, didn’t it?

At OutSports, a mother pens a loving tribute to her lesbian athlete daughter who passed away two years ago.

Ellen doesn’t have enough going on, so she’s producing the adaptation of a fantasy novel, Uprooted, from Naomi Novik.

Logo has launched a new documentary division.

EastEnders star Luisa Bradshaw-White talks about marrying her partner, Annette Yeo, and not wanting to be a gay role model with OK.

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Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show – ‘Best of’ show with Portia de Rossi Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) Sisterhood of Hip Hop marathon (Oxygen 9:30 a.m., Bravo 2:58 p.m.) FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 – U.S. vs. Australia (Fox Sports 1 10 a.m.) (rerun) House “Sleeping Dogs Lie” (Universal HD 10 a.m., 7 p.m.) (rerun) Tammy (HBO Comedy 10:10 a.m., 8 p.m.) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) – Guest co-host: Raven-Symone Ellen “Secrets and Ellen”/”Reversal of Misfortune” (Laff 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.) (rerun) She Hate Me (Starz In Black 12:10 p.m., 10 p.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) FIFA Women’s World Cup Today (Fox Sports 1 3 p.m., 6 p.m.) Iyanla: Fix My Life “Fix My Hoop Star Life” (OWN 3 p.m.) (rerun) V for Vendetta (TMAX 3:55 p.m.) Ellen “Just Coffee?”/”G.I. Ellen” (Laff 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (HBO2 4:30 p.m.) Say Yes to the Dress “Keeping an Open Mind” (TLC 4:30 p.m.) (rerun) Real Husbands of Hollywood “Fund Raising Hell” (BET 4:30 p.m.) (rerun) Pariah (AMAX 4:55 p.m.) Buffy marathon (Pivot 5 p.m.) Pretty Little Liars “Game On, Charles” (ABC Family 7 p.m.) (rerun) Pretty Little Liars “Songs of Innocence” (ABC Family 8 p.m.) Chopped “Leftovers Extravaganza!” (Food Network 8 p.m.) (rerun) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Sisterhood of Hip Hop “California Love” (Oxygen 9 p.m.) Younger “The Old Ma’am and the C” (TV Land 10 p.m.) FIFA Women’s World Cup Tonight (Fox Sports 1 11 p.m.) Catfish: The TV Show “Tracie & Sammie” (MTV 11:03 p.m.) (rerun) Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.) Catfish: The TV Show “Blaire & Markie” (MTV 1:03 a.m.) (rerun) The New Adventures of Old Christine “For Love Or Money” (TV Land 2 a.m.) (rerun) Inside Amy Schumer “The Horror” (Comedy Central 4:14 a.m.) (rerun) Wisecrack “Page Hurwitz” (Logo 6 a.m.) (rerun) Buffy “A New Man” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun) Rules of Engagement “Uh-Oh It’s Magic” (TBS 6 a.m.) (rerun) Wisecrack “Judy Gold” (Logo 7 a.m.) (rerun) (Thanks Roni!)

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