Morning Brew – Tuesday, Dec. 13: Jennifer Beals to play a CIA agent on “Castle,” Sue Sylvester returns for tonight’s “Glee”


Good morning!

Did you miss Sue Sylvester on last week’s Glee? Don’t worry — she’s back, and just in time for Christmas.

Several lesbian artists in the UK have contributed to an It Gets Better charity single for something called The L Project. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look, led by Horse.


Have you seen the Indigo Girls video for “Making Promises”? Well just in case you haven’t.


The day after Christmas you can tune into E! and watch E! Entertainment’s Celebrity Wedding Primetime Special for a glimpse of Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer‘s nuptials.

Bitch put The Watermelon Woman through their Bechdel Test Canon. Do you think it passed?

Rebecca Walker is behind a new collection of essays called Black Cool: One Thousand Streams of Blackness. Staceyann Chin is one of her contributors.

I’m still upset about Chicago Code being cancelled but at least Jennifer Beals is able to move on. The actress has booked a gig as a CIA agent on Castle. As of now, she’s only appearing in two episodes that will air in February.

Patty Schemel and Christina Scoletti had their baby thanks to a salsa jar. I’m serious! Look before you eat salsa from now on!

Laura Petracca of Hunter Valentine has created a cooking video about making chopped steak. Watch and learn!


I always knew Lisa Simpson was a little queer. On this year’s holiday episode of The Simpsons, they flash forward to do a montage of Lisa later-in-life and it includes two girlfriends.

The Slope has three days to raise $2000 and they are also inviting you to send them any queer stereotypes you’d like to see them act on the show. Where to begin?

Elodie Yung plays Miriam Wu (aka Lisbeth’s on-and-off again girlfriend) in The Girl WIth the Dragon Tattoo. She looked gorgeous at the world premiere of the film.

I’d let Miriam woo me!

Did you know Cat Cora has written a children’s book? Gift idea!

If I went on vacation and a kid was hiding in my suitcase, I’d freak the f out.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, *Still Standing (ABC Family 12 p.m.), Ten More Good Years (Sundance 12:30 p.m.), Late in Life Lesbians (Logo 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Margaret Cho: Beautiful (Logo 2 p.m.), Mulholland Dr. (MMAX 3:45 p.m.), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (Cinemax 4:40 p.m.), The Rosie Show (OWN 7 p.m.), Glee (Fox 8 p.m.), Comedy Central Presents Erin Foley (Logo 8:30 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *What Would You Do? (OWN 9 p.m.), *Hot in Cleveland (TV Land 10:30 p.m.) and Wild Flag on David Letterman (CBS 11:35 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun

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