Morning Brew – Carrie Preston cast as legendary lesbian activist Sally Gearheart in “When We Rise”

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Australian sports teams are about to be ranked based on their LGBTQ inclusivity

Some more detail on a recent study that says teen girls’ sexual orientation doesn’t necessarily match their sexual behavior.

Carrie Preston has been cast in Dustin Lance Black‘s LGBT mini-series When We Rise. Carrie will play “Sally Gearheart, a regal and smart radical, who has had a long career as a gay rights activist.” Sally is a living legend, and Carrie is a longtime ally of the community. 

California still has too many people practicing conversion therapy.

At Bustle: 9 Things Queer Women Who Have Only Dated Men Can Relate To.

A new film called Slash , about two teens (Michael Johnston and Hannah Marks) who write queer fanfiction, premiered at SXSW this week

A new animated film about the real life of food (think Toy Story) features Salma Hayek as the voice of a “Sapphic taco.” She’s not in the new trailer, so we can only imagine.

Sally Field loves her gay son and is “horrified” a parent would ever feel otherwise

San Diego Free Press details one gay woman’s feminism and all that influenced it. 

Jennifer Beals has a new leading lady role in NBC’s Taken, based on the film series of the same name. She’ll play “Christina Hart, the Special Deputy Director of National Intelligence.” 

In The Boss, Melissa McCarthy tells a group of young girls about “girl-on-girl” stuff.

Rita Mae Brown remembers Sidney Abbott, the late lesbian author and activist who was a part of the Lavender Menace. A great read.

Americans are becoming more OK with same-sex couples adopting.

Portia de Rossi joined her Scandal castmates at PaleyFest last night.

“The Evolution of Our Community” Black Lesbian Conference 2016 is happening in New York on March 25th and 26th. (Thanks, Shortypants!)

Lane Moore tells you or someone you love how to have strap-on sex at Cosmo.

Fun Home: The Musical is coming to San Francisco next January.

Jodie Foster‘s Money Monster will screen at Cannes.

Out comic Mo Welch stars in a new video series about a fallen YouTube star, Rebrand.

Vanity Fair makes a good case for Kristen Stewart becoming “a cool Parisienne.”

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Steve Harvey – Guest: Judy Gold
 
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Catfish: The TV Show “Blaire & Markie” (MTV 9 a.m.) (rerun)
#BlackLove “Feeling Some Kinda Way”/”Maybe Baby” (FYI 10 a.m./11 a.m.) (rerun)

White Collar marathon (Universal HD 10 a.m.)
 
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Sex and the City “The Cheating Curve” (E! 1:30 p.m.) (rerun)
 
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Gaycation With Ellen Page “Japan”/”Brazil” (Viceland 2 p.m./3 p.m., 8 p.m./9 p.m.) (rerun)

Vanderpump Rules After Show (Bravo 2:30 p.m.) – Co-hosted by Julie Goldman

Ellen “Hello Muddah Hello Faddah”/Moving On” (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Black Sails “XXVI.” (Starz 4:05 p.m., 9 p.m., 1:55 a.m.)

Adventure Time “The Silent King” (Cartoon 4:15 p.m.) (rerun)


Rosewood “Ballistics & BFFs” (Fox 8 p.m.)
 
Arrow “Unchained” (CW 8 p.m.) (rerun)
 

The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

Vice (HBO 9 p.m., HBO2 12:30 a.m.) – A report on same sex marriage in the U.S.

Gaycation With Ellen Page “Jamaica” (Viceland 10 p.m.)
 
Younger “Secrets & Liza” (TV Land 10 p.m.)

Broad City “2016” (Comedy Central 10 p.m.)

Art School Confidential (MGM 10 p.m.)

Fried Green Tomatoes (Ovation 10:30 p.m.)
 
MTV Suspect (MTV 11:06 p.m.)
 
Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS 12:37 a.m.) – Guest: Wanda Sykes

Bessie (HBO 1 a.m.)

Chasing Amy (Showtime 3:15 a.m.)

White Collar “Out of the Box”/”Withdrawal” (Universal HD 4 a.m./5 a.m.) (rerun)

Queer As Folk (UK) (Logo 4:30 a.m.) (rerun)
Ellen (Laff 5 a.m./5:30 a.m.) (rerun)
Buffy “Two To Go”/”Grave” (Pivot 5 a.m./6 a.m.) (rerun)

Top Chef marathon (Bravo 7 a.m.)

Rough Draft With Reza Aslan “Jill Soloway” (Ovation 7:30 a.m.) (rerun)
 
(Thanks, Roni!)

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