Morning Brew – Jillian Michaels shows her “softer side” in “Just Jillian”


Good morning! It’s Christmas Eve Eve!

A lesbian allegedly attacked “the vainest main in Britain,” Sam Barton, while at a gay bar. 

President Obama posted about the anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and the work we have ahead in LGBT equality.

E! has a new promo of Just Jillian showing Jillian Michaels‘ “softer side.”

The New York Giants hosted a day for LGBT Youth at their game last Sunday.

Congrats to PLL star Sasha Pieterse on her engagement. (Sadly, it’s not to Shay Mitchell.)

Marlene King says Pretty Little Liars will not necessarily end after Season 7, but the “Uber A story” does

Jill Soloway talked feminism and Transparent on Open Mind.

Silas Howard dishes on his Transparent episode where Cherry Jones got nude in the hot tub.

Speaking of Cherry, she’s in a new Hulu series about the day Kennedy was shot, called 11/22/63. The out actress will be playing “Marguerite Oswald, [Lee Harvey] Oswald’s mother who is as needy and difficult as her infamous son.”

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Our Faces is a new campaign for and about people that are “Gay, Orthodox Jewish and Proud.”

Christine and the Queens talked about her queerness with TIME:

Yeah, I think my whole character, my whole project is queer in a way. Christine as a stage character is just a way for me to be more daring, to be more out of the box, to be stronger and to use everything that could weigh me down like a fuel, like an energy. For me, she is a writing technique, and a queer one. So yeah, “Tilted” can possibly be a queer song. It’s about embracing who you are. For me, I sometimes was feeling out of place because of my own story and my own way of being a young girl. Because of this I feel really queer sometimes. That can make me feel like an outcast in a way. I think you can project a lot of things on this song, but for me, Christine is a queer character, totally.



Is “bisexual” a dirty word?

DIY scenes are thriving in the UK, and that includes queers.

Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor were adorable at the opening of Fiddler on the Roof in New York on Sunday night.

"Fiddler On The Roof" Broadway Opening Night - Arrivals And Curtain CallPhoto by Walter McBride/WireImage

"Fiddler On The Roof" Broadway Opening Night - Arrivals And Curtain CallPhoto by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

Ashlyn Harris fans might enjoy her video with Purpose2Play

Constance Heck is a part of Fargo‘s “In Memoriam.”

At Slate: Women-Only Spaces Aren’t Necessarily Safe Spaces. Misleading headline but it’s about domestic violence between women.

Congrats to New Zealand Labour party politician Louisa Wall on her marriage to Prue Kapua, president of the Maori Women’s Welfare League.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)

The Real Housewives of New Jersey marathon (Bravo 6 a.m.)

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

White Collar marathon (Universal HD 8 a.m.)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: Live (Palladia 9 a.m.) (rerun)

(HBO Zone 9:45 a.m.)

Saturday Night Live “Amy Adams; One Direction” (Comedy Central 10:28 a.m., 3:08 a.m.) (rerun)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.) (rerun)

Ellen (Laff 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.) (rerun)
The Challenge: Battle of the Bloodlines marathon (MTV 12:10 p.m.)

The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) (rerun)

Adventure Time (Cartoon 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Ellen “It’s a Gay, Gay, Gay, Gay World”/”The Hospital” (Laff 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun)

V for Vendetta (HBO2 4 p.m.)

Friends “The One With Rachel’s New Dress” (TBS 4:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Then and Now With Andy Cohen “1994”/”1989″ (Bravo 5 p.m./6 p.m.) (rerun)
Person of Interest “Point of Origin” (WGN America 7 p.m.) (rerun)
Empire “Without a Country” (Fox 8 p.m.) (rerun)

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

Rosewood “Quadriplegia and Quality Time” (Fox 9 p.m.) (rerun)

The Challenge: Battle of the Bloodlines “#corneesa” (MTV 10 p.m.)

Then and Now With Andy Cohen “2000” (Bravo 10 p.m.)
The Affair “12” (Showtime 10 p.m.)

The Challenge: Battle of the Bloodlines “The Challenge Aftershow” (MTV 11:02 p.m.)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (HBO 11:30 p.m.) – With Joan Jett (rerun)

Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.)

Doctor Who “Deep Breath” (BBC America 1 a.m.) (rerun)
Teresa Checks In “Tre of Life” (Bravo 1:01 a.m.) (rerun)
Nurse (Showtime2 1:35 a.m.)
Younger marathon (Logo 2 a.m.)

Buffy “Beer Bad”/”Wild At Heart” (Pivot 5 a.m./6 a.m.) (rerun)

Making of ‘The Danish Girl’ (HBO 5:45 a.m.)
The Nate Berkus Show (OWN 6 a.m.) – Guest: Cat Cora (rerun)


(Thanks Roni!)

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