Morning Brew – Kate McKinnon and the ladies of “SNL” in “Backhome Ballers”


Good morning!

Did you watch the American Music Awards last night? There were a few fun moments you probably would have enjoyed. Like Jessie J and Khloe Kardashian:


And Iggy Azalea and JLO‘s banging performance of “Booty.”

2014 American Music Awards - Roaming Show

Mary Lambert and Lucy Hale presented together…

2014 American Music Awards - Show

…as did Taylor Schilling and Uzo Adba.

2014 American Music Awards - Show

Jenn Grace is a professional lesbian expert. She has a book to prove it!

The Butchelor has a guide to being single on Thanksgiving.

Out lesbian Ruth Hunt is the head of Stonewall, the largest UK LGBT charity, and gave an in-depth interview to The Guardian. Worth a read!

Virginia Woolf was a fan of The Well of Loneliness. Aw.

Ginny might also have enjoyed this new story collection The American Lover by Rose Tremain, which includes a piece Daphne du Maurie and a lesbian love affair.

Buffy and Willow are still friends!

The 10 Best Things About Being a Lesbian includes “Everyone does their fair share of housework.” I feel like some of you might disagree!

The Miami Herald has a really great story on how homophobia hurts women’s college basketball teams. A must-read for sports fans.

Do you live in one of these “Worst Cities for LGBT rights“? Most of them are in the South, sadly.

Out comic Sabrina Jalees tells the story of coming out to her Muslim father in this heartwrenching video.

Love country music? You’ll enjoy this piece on its hidden gay history.

The Bengaluru Pride March and Karnataka Queer Habba had more participants than ever this year, and they all revealed their faces instead of wearing masks to protect their identities. Times, they are a changing!

I leave you with this brilliant video from the women of SNL, a follow-up to the Emmy-nominated “Twin Bed.” Enjoy “Back Home Ballers,” including Kate McKinnon.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), She Hate Me (Starz Comedy 10:40 a.m.), Robin Roberts on The View (ABC), *Bonnaroo Music Festival 2004 (AXS TV 12:30 p.m.) – Ani DiFranco performs, Iris (IndiePlex 12:40 p.m., 10:45 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy “Thriller”/”Two Against One” (Lifetime 2 p.m./3 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Set It Off (BET 2 p.m.), *Girl Code marathon (MTV 2:30 p.m.), Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley (HBO 6:45 p.m.), *Guy’s Grocery Games “Thanksgiving Grocery Trot” (Food Network 7 p.m.), Jay Leno: The Mark Twain Prize (PBS), Gotham “Lovecraft” (Fox 8 p.m.), *White Collar “Where There’s a Will” (Universal HD 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Jane the Virgin “Chapter Seven” (CW 9 p.m.), Milk (Universal HD 9 p.m., 11:30 p.m.), K. Michelle: My Life “Body of Work” (VH1 11 p.m.), *Friends “The One Where Old Yeller Dies” (Nick 11 p.m.), Fried Green Tomatoes (CMT 11 p.m.), The Celluloid Closet (Pivot 12 a.m.), Erin Foley on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS 12:37 a.m.), *Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.), *Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell “Puerto Rican Paradise” (Food Network 4 a.m.) (Thanks to the amazing Roni for putting these together for us!)

*Denotes rerun

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