Morning Brew – Tegan and Sara release ultra-queer video for “Faint of Heart”

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Tegan and Sara‘s new video for “Faint of Heart” is colorful and queer as hell. You’ll spot some familiar faces, for sure.

Tegan tells Teen Vogue:

“From the second we walked in, I felt incredibly emotional. The cast was so young, so excited, so talented, so friendly and so diverse. It was clear this video was going to be very special. I felt honored to be included… which sounds silly since it was a music video for our band. But from the second we arrived, my brain recognized the music video as something we were doing together with our community to present the bravery, the talent, the love, the art, and the connection we all have, rather than just a vehicle for our music — which was a relief. It might be hyperbolic to say this, but I think it altered how we looked at how we were going to proceed in our career. The video had meaning, and that felt very important in that moment of time.”

Samira Wiley had a cool chat with The Daily Beast.

Oh hell no. You don’t mess with our LGBT elders!

The L.A. Times spotlights lesbian veteran Kristen Kavanaugh.

A trans man feared his lesbians friends wouldn’t understand his transition, so he set up some educational workshops

Halsey talks about her bisexuality in a new interview with Rolling Stone:

“I’ve had female relationships, but you could have dated no one and be bisexual. … The funniest thing is that the biggest battle that I’ve had to overcome in my career was not being bisexual, was not being biracial, was not being bipolar. It was everybody thinking that I was exploiting those things.”

If you’re a fan of hers, you might want to check out this video profile from Go90.

Cara Delevigne participated in Drop the Mic on James Corden last night, taking on the host himself and James Franco.

E! celebrates Kristen Stewart‘s official coming out.

Jenn Champion (formerly known as S) has a hot new track called “No One”.

Filmmaker Catherine Pancake needs your help to get Queer Genius made. It’s a documentary about the fierceness of Eileen Myles, Barbara Hammer, Jibz Cameron (Dynasty Handbag) and Shannon Funchess.

SassyBlack‘s “New Boo” is all too real.

Um, so Carl’s Junior is selling lesbian threeways.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) – Guest: Ellen Page

White Collar marathon (Universal HD 8 a.m.)

#BlackLove “Feeling Some Kinda Way” (FYI 9 a.m.) (rerun)

Good Luck Charlie “Down a Tree” (Disney 9 a.m.) (rerun)

Comedy Central Presents “Wanda Sykes-Hall” (Comedy Central 9 a.m.) (rerun)
 
The Big Interview “Melissa Etheridge” (AXS TV 10:30 a.m.) (rerun)
 
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Buffy (Pivot 11 a.m.) (rerun)

Women’s Basketball – Team U.S.A. vs. France (NBA 12 p.m.) (rerun)

Below Deck Mediterranean marathon (Bravo 12 p.m.)

Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 12 p.m.)

Steven Universe (Cartoon 12 p.m.)

Survivor’s Remorse “The Night of the Crash” (Starz Edge 12:25 p.m., 7 p.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Clarence (Cartoon 2 p.m./2:30 p.m.) (rerun)

 

D.E.B.S. (MoviePlex 2:15 p.m., 1:35 a.m.)

Beat Bobby Flay “Poking and Prodding” (Food Network 2:30 p.m.) – With Judy Gold (rerun)
 
Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Happy Endings (TMC 4:15 p.m., 3:35 a.m.)

Last Man Standing “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (Hallmark 6 p.m.) (rerun)

Democratic National Convention coverage (MSNBC 7 p.m.) – With Rachel Maddow

Steven Universe “Alone at Sea; Monster Reunion” (Cartoon 7 p.m.)


Ray Donovan “Get Even Before Leavin'” (Showtime 7 p.m., 1 a.m., Showtime Extreme 9 p.m.)

Empire marathon (TV One 7 p.m.)


Roadies “Friends and Family” (Showtime 8 p.m., 2 a.m.)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow “Progeny” (CW 8 p.m.) (rerun)

Night Court “Passion Plundered” (Laff 8:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Hollywood Game Night “Oh Yes, It’s Ladies Night” (NBC 9 p.m.) – With Raven-Symone
 
Friday Night Lights “East of Dillon” (ESPN Classic 10 p.m.) (rerun)
 
Beat Bobby Flay “Time to Get Schooled” (Food Network 11:30 p.m.) – With Anne Burrell (rerun)

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (NBC 11:34 p.m.) – Guest: Ellen Page
 
Friends “The One Where Old Yeller Dies” (Nick 12:33 a.m.) (rerun)
 
Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter “Drama Showrunners” (Sundance 2 a.m.) – With Nina Jacobson
 
Buffy “Buffy vs. Dracula”/”Real Me” (Pivot 2 a.m./3 a.m.) (rerun)

Archer marathon (FXX 2:30 a.m.)

Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry (E! 3 a.m.) – With Margaret Cho (rerun)

Friday Night Lights “A Sort of Homecoming”/”The Son” (ESPN Classic 3 a.m./4 a.m.) (rerun)
 
Side Effects (Starz 3:30 a.m.)
 

Buffy (Pivot 6 a.m./7 a.m.) (rerun)

Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Start From Scratch” (Oxygen 7 a.m.)

(Thanks, Roni!)

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