Morning Brew – Tig Notaro, Wanda Sykes & Kate Walsh stand up for Hillary


Good morning! Hope you had a swell weekend.

Did you catch Beyonce‘s LEMONADE on HBO? Besides the fact that it’s just fan-fucking-tastic, she included LGBT couples in one of the segments and Amandla Stenberg was also in several shots.


This Women Stand Up For Hillary event in L.A. is the place to be this Thursday night. Tickets are still available and I hope to see you there.


Amy Poehler is hanging out with out lesbian Dr. Jane Aronson and they would make a cute couple IMO.

Channel 4’s new series Flowers follows a family that includes “Amy (Sophia Di Martino), a broken, sad daughter with sapphic tendencies.”

sophia-flowersvia Channel 4

In DC? Check out Mystery of Love and Sex, where the lead wonders if she could follow through on her “girl crush” on a lesbian. 

The First Lady spoke out against Mississippi’s religious freedom law while speaking at Jackson State University.

A cashier at the Family Dollar in New Orleans refused to service gay customers. The company’s headquarters are in North Carolina, so it remains to be seen if they’ll do anything to reprimand the worker.

Scorned: Love Kills featured the case of Elizabeth Turpin, who had her “lesbian lover” kill her husband for insurance money.

Broadly goes inside Loveboat, Asia’s “lesbian oasis,” aka a Taiwanese book shop and cafe that women congregate inside.

Congrats to Mary Catherine Marubio, a newly appointed associate judges in the Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago.

Boston’s Old Lesbians Organizing For Change will meet to address “Warring Lesbians” on May 1st. Guest speakers include Jyl Lynn Felman on “Butch/Femme: Past & Present,” Cynthia Bauman with “Lessons from the Feminist Wars,” Sue Katz on “Class Conflict: A Working Class Perspective” and Sarah Pearlman with “Deciphering the Sex/Gender Wars of the 70s & 80s.”

Here’s what you should do if you encounter a lesbian in the wild.

At MondoWeiss: The legacy of the Lesbian Feminist Seder for the Palestine solidarity movement.

Must-read: Settled into uncertainty, the story of two foster moms.

Jane Lynch chatted with PrideSource and shared she has some feelings for Susan Sarandon: “Though she probably wouldn’t, you know, receive my affection… well, she’d receive it, but she might not return it.”

Ghostbusters has some new character posters. Here’s Kate McKinnon’s.


Diary of a Teenage Girl director Marielle Heller will helm a feature adaptation of The Case Against 8.

Gayle Newland is appealing her conviction for tricking her friend into having sex with her by pretending she was a man.

Buzzfeed asked same-sex couples to open up about body issues.

Joan Jett played with Billie Joe Armstrong at Tribeca on Saturday night.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Live With Kelly & Michael – Guest co-host: Shay Mitchell
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

White Collar marathon (Universal HD 8 a.m., 3 a.m.)
Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 10:30 a.m.) (rerun)
The Today Show (NBC 11 a.m.) – Guest: Shay Mitchell

The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Archer marathon (Comedy Central 12:33 p.m.)
Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)
How I Met Your Mother “Band or DJ?” (FX 2 p.m.) (rerun)
Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Friday Night Lights “Little Girl I Wanna Marry You” (Pivot 6 p.m.) (rerun)
Call the Midwife (PBS)

Gotham “Rise of the Villains: The Son of Gotham” (Fox 8 p.m.) (rerun)

Person of Interest “C.O.D.”/”Shadow Box” (WGN America 8 p.m./9 p.m.) (rerun)

Last Man Standing “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (CMT 8 p.m.)
Clinton Town Hall (MSNBC 9 p.m.)  – Hosted by Rachel Maddow

Jane the Virgin “Chapter Forty-One” (CW 9 p.m.)

Black Ink Crew “The Dutchess and the Frog” (VH1 9 p.m.)

Blindspot “In the Comet of Us” (NBC 10:01 p.m.)
@midnight with Chris Hardwick (Comedy Central 12:01 a.m.) – With Alanna Masterson

Rules of Engagement “A Wee Problem” (WGN America 2 a.m.) (rerun)

(TMAX 3:50 a.m.)

Comedy Central Presents “Elvira Kurt” (Comedy Central 4:40 a.m.) (rerun)
Ellen “Public Display of Affection”/”Emma” (Laff 5 a.m./5:30 a.m.) (rerun)

Buffy “Teacher’s Pet” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun)
Selling L.A. “Big vs. Small”/”Agents Help Clients Relocate in a Hurry” (HGTV 7 a.m./7:30 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)

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