Morning Brew – Raven-Symoné joins Ilene Chaiken’s “Empire”

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Good morning! I hope you are recovering OK after last night’s Grey’s Anatomy. ABC just ordered more episodes so maybe there’s a silver lining. Also, The Hollywood Reporter talked with Sara Ramirez and Jessica Capshaw after the drama.

In other sad news, San Francisco’s Lexington Club is closing its doors after 18 years of serving lesbians in the Mission. SF is just too damn expensive!

Raven Symone has joined the cast of Empire, Ilene Chaiken‘s new show with Lee Daniels. Raven’s GF AzMarie is also on the show.

Here, watch Cara Delevingne grab her boobs and talk about vaginas ruling the world.

Slate writes about how lesbians can help change prejudice while shopping at the sperm bank.

Season 2 of The Fall will premiere in Ireland on November 9 and shortly after in the UK. The rest of us will have to wait a little longer for it to come on Netflix.

Out sports journalist Kate Fagan appeared on ESPN’s Around the Horn trivia game show this week and won!

This clip from next week’s Gotham should make up for the lack of Barbara and Renee in the last few episodes.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is launching a new campaign called #BornPerfect to combat ex-gay conversion therapy.

Decider’s “Was It Good for the Gays?” column takes on The Children’s Hour this week. The verdict: No so much.

A UK celeb named Gino D’Acampo has a theory that “posh people are usually lesbian” and I will not correct him. I mean, I’ve come to accept that not ALL posh people are gay; just most of them.

OK Wildcats is about to be released online, and it looks pretty awesome. It follows Allison, a varsity cheerleader coming to terms with her being a total lez.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, The View (ABC), Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *House Crashers “Industrial Rustic Kitchen” (DIY 9 a.m.), *Buffy marathon (Pivot 9 a.m.), Pariah (MovieMAX 9:05 a.m.), The East (HBO 11 a.m.), V for Vendetta (IFC 12:45 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Survivor’s Remorse “How to Build a Brand” (Starz Edge 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.), Big Driver (Lifetime 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Survivor’s Remorse marathon (Starz 9 p.m.), *Friends “The One With the Metaphorical Tunnel” (TV Land 10 p.m.), *The Walking Dead “Strangers” (AMC 11:30 p.m.)

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