Morning Brew – Brittany Snow on Chloe’s sexuality in “Pitch Perfect”

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Jill Dawson, the writer of a forthcoming Patricia Highsmith bio, penned a great piece about the background of The Price of Salt (the inspiration for the movie Carol) for The Guardian.

Portia de Rossi‘s It Got Better episode is coming soon and Entertainment Tonight has a clip.

The Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs in DC is hosting a screening of the film I Am next Thursday. Filmmaker Sonali Gulati will be in attendance to talk about the film, which follows the Indian lesbian filmmaker as she “returns home to India to grieve the loss of her mother whom she never came out to.”

A blogger at Chicago Now wonders why she hates it so much that her daughter is a lesbian.

Brittany Snow talked with OUT about her character’s perceived queerness.

“We never set out to make her anything,” Snow says of Chloe, who cornered Beca in the shower and demanded she sing during the first film. “It was never supposed be bisexual or lesbian. I think she was one of those girls who love everyone—but people can take that however they want it.”

Premiere Of Universal Pictures' "Pitch Perfect 2" - Arrivals

Honest Trailers did a great one of Pitch Perfect.

Austria now has same-sex traffic lights! Two women crossing the road together, as we are prone to do.

Alison Bechdel is featured in this week’s New York Times magazine where she talks about butch identity.

“I think the way I first understood my lesbianism, before I had more of a political awareness of it, was like: Oh, I’m a man trapped in a female body. I would’ve just gone down that road if it had been there. But I’m so glad it wasn’t, because I really like being this kind of unusual woman. I like making this new space in the world.”

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Fox has officially canceled Weird Loners. Nice knowing you, Zara!

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) Live with Kelly & Michael – Guest: Tatiana Maslany Buffy “Enemies” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) – Guest co-host: Raven-Symone House Crashers “Rustic Industrial Kitchen” (DIY 11:30 a.m.) (rerun) Thirteen (IndiePlex 12:05 p.m., 11 p.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Best in Show (HBO 2 p.m.) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Property Brothers “Nancy and Rhonda” (HGTV 6 p.m.) (rerun) The Best Thing I Ever Ate “Sliced” (Cooking Channel 6:30 p.m.) – With Cat Cora (rerun) Catfish: The TV Show “Keyonnah & Bow Wow” (MTV 7 p.m.) (rerun) Arrow “My Name Is Oliver Queen” (CW 8 p.m.) This Is Where I Leave You (HBO 8 p.m., 4:10 a.m.) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) The Soul Man “Bride and Prejudice” (Nick Jr. 12 a.m.) (rerun) Law & Order “Girl Most Likely” (We 12 a.m.) (rerun) Boy Meets World “Shallow Boy” (ABC Family 12:30 a.m.) (rerun) Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC 12:36 a.m.) – Guest: Tatiana Maslany The East (TMAX 12:45 a.m.) NCIS “Lt. Jane Doe” (USA 1 a.m.) (rerun) Basic Instinct (Sundance 2:30 a.m.) Mad Men “Long Weekend” (AMC 4:50 a.m.) (rerun) Maron “Radio Cowboy” (IFC 5 a.m.) (rerun) U.S. of ANT marathon (Logo 6 a.m.) Reaching for the Moon (TMC Xtra 7:50 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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