Morning Brew – Fri. Feb. 15: Gossip’s new video, a documentary about South Africa’s drag king troupe


Good morning! I hope you had a great Valentine’s Day.

Jeanette Winterson took the holiday as an excuse to propose to her partner using Twitter. No word yet on if Susie Orbach said yes.

Gossip have a fun new video for “Get a Job.” I bet Beth Ditto would make a great co-worker.


Over at The Frisky: “I’m a Lesbian Who Loves Channing Tatum.” He seems like an OK guy, if you’re into that sort of thing.

Meredith Baxter was on The Talk yesterday with her former Family Ties husband Michael Gross.

 Check out this amazing love story from The Devotion Project. Gail Marquis and Audrey Smaltz were both with men until they met and fell in love later in life.


Our Chicks Getting Hitched columnist went and got hitched and then wrote about it for The Huffington Post. Specifically, about why civil unions are not the same as marriage and why Illinois needs to keep that equal marriage bill passing as it did in the senate yesterday. Next up, the house!

Speaking of our writers, Lucy Hallowell‘s book The Note is on Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel – General Fiction list. I’m still mad she hasn’t sent me a copy, but I’ll get over it.

Kalinda is looking fierce per usual in this new promo image from The Good Wife.

Got 45 minutes? Watch this documentary about South Africa’s first-ever drag king troupe, Bros B4 Ho’s. Thanks to Katherine for the tip!


Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jane Lynch on Katie Couric, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), Jillian Michaels VH1’s Big Morning Buzz Live (VH1 10 a.m.), The Ellen Show/Kitchen Cousins (HGTV 11 a.m.), Tabatha Coffey on 2013 Grammy Awards Fashion Wrap (TV Guide 8 p.m.), Caroline Rhea & Friends (Showcase 12 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime 2 p.m.), *Roseanne (We 4 p.m.), Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids (TLC 4:30 p.m.), Chasing Amy (Showtime2 6 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Friday Night Lights (ESPN Classic 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Degrassi (TeenNick 9 p.m.), Portlandia (IFC 10 p.m.), That Sex Show (Logo 11 p.m.), *Friends (Nick 11 p.m.) and The Kids Are All Right (HBO Comedy 11:30 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun