Morning Brew – Kate McKinnon recreates Ellen’s famous selfie

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Happy Hump Day Brewbies! Trish is visiting a set today (and will surely return with some goodies) so I’m pitching in with the Brew.

 

Paula Vogel‘s new play, Indecent, tells the tale of the 1923 Broadway show God of Vengeance, which was shut down by the police for its lesbian kiss. (It was the first in Broadway history.) It’s playing now at the Vineyard Theatre in NYC.

 

Emily Saliers of the Indigo Girls spoke with Rolling Stone about the LGBT community and religion.

 

Out Magazine featured Tegan and Sara in their Hit List 2016, where the duo talk about their new album, “Love You to Death.” Can’t wait!!!

Source: Out Magazine

Source: Out Magazine

 

Burt’s Bees has partnered with GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) for Pride this year, and is featuring a limited edition Rainbow Pride Lip Balm Pack. The North Carolina based company has also donated $10,000 to GLSEN. You can pick up your Pride Lip Balm Pack on the company’s website. It’s 100% natural to boot. 

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Adorable human, Kate McKinnon, surprised the NBC Upfronts audience with her famous impression of Ellen DeGeneres and took a pretty epic selfie which even included JLo!

Source: NBC

Source: NBC

It’s Complicated, a new webseries directed and written by Cheska Bacaltos, tells the story of former couple, Lance and Skye, who are stuck living together until their lease is up. Things get very interesting when Skye falls for a woman for the first time. New episodes air every other Saturday and we meet Skye’s new love interest very soon! 

 

 

The Young Turks weight in on the “is Elsa from Frozen a lesbian” discussion. (Some NSFW language.)

 

If you’ve been on Twitter in the past few days, you’ve probably heard about the #TooFemale hashtag, which sprung up in response to CBS passing on Sarah Shahi’s Nancy Drew pilot for being “too female” as reported by Deadline. Needless to say, Twitter wasn’t thrilledNow there’s even a shirt commemorating the hashtag.

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This week in lesbianish TV (thanks Roni!):

Wed 5/18

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Friday Night Lights “It Ain’t Easy Being J.D. McCoy”/”Keeping Up Appearances” (Pivot 9 a.m./10 a.m.) (rerun)
Person of Interest “Risk”/”Baby Blue” (WGN America 9 a.m./10 a.m.) (rerun)

Catfish: The TV Show “Bianca & Brogan” (MTV 10 a.m.) (rerun)
 
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Will & Grace “Buy, Buy Baby” (Logo 11 a.m.) (rerun)

The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Law & Order “Corner Office” (Ion 2 p.m.) (rerun)
 
Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m., 5 a.m./5:30 a.m.) (rerun)

Friends “The One With the Lesbian Wedding” (TBS 4 p.m.) (rerun)
 
Rosewood “Wooberite & The Women of Rosewood” (Fox 8 p.m.)

American Pickers “Tick Tock Pick” (History 8 p.m.) (rerun)

Precious (Centric 8 p.m.)
 
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

Empire “Past Is Prologue” (Fox 9 p.m.)

Black Sails “XXIII.”/”XXIV.” (Starz Edge 9 p.m./9:55 p.m.) (rerun)

Modern Family “Schooled” (USA 11:01 p.m.) (rerun)
 
Friends “The One With Phoebe’s Rats” (Nick 12 a.m.) (rerun)
 
Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC 12:37 a.m.) – Guest: Margaret Cho; Guest drummer: Allison Miller
 

Law & Order: CI “Great Barrier” (We 1 a.m.) (rerun)

Roseanne “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (CMT 1:30 a.m.) (rerun)

The New Adventures of Old Christine “A Decent Proposal” (TV Land 2 a.m.) (rerun)
 
Kinsey (IndiePlex 3:50 a.m.)

Scream: The TV Series marathon (MTV 4 a.m.)
Buffy “What’s My Line, Pt. 1” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun)

America’s Next Top Model – Cycle 15 marathon (Oxygen 7:31 a.m.)
 
White Collar “Empire City”/”Shoot the Moon” (Universal HD 8 a.m./9 a.m.) (rerun)

Don’t Be Tardy marathon (Bravo 8 a.m.)

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