Morning Brew – Wed. Feb. 20: Kelly McGillis won’t talk about Jodie Foster, ESPN’s showing “Swoopes”


Good morning!

Audre Lorde‘s Sister Outside is on Flavorwire’s list of 10 Essential Feminist Texts.

This NPR list of graphic novels with LGBT characters is very dude-heavy, but there’s one with lesbians you might have not read yet. (Although I could think of many others. Perhaps we’ll have to create our own list!)

Mount Moriah‘s Miracle Temple is streaming on Pitchfork and I think you’ll love it. We’ll have an interview with out frontwoman Heather McEntire up next week in conjunction with the release next Tuesday.

ESPN has announced their next round of documentary films for their 30 for 30 series and this time they are focused on Title IX. Among the nine films are about Swoopes and Pat XO, including interviews with Chamique Holdsclaw and other former Pat Summitt players.

Kelly McGillis would not give The Advocate any comment on her former co-star Jodie Foster‘s coming out. Specifically she said “None of my business.”

Have you booked your room and gotten your tickets for The Dinah Shore Weekend yet? The talent line up this year includes Uh Huh Her, Karmin, Kat Graham, Havana Brown, Fortune Feimster and more. It’s coming up soon, April 3-7 in Palm Springs!

Ben Affleck‘s first film ever was called I Killed My Lesbian Wife, Hung Her On a Meathook & Now I Have a Three-Picture Deal at Disney. You can watch it online if that sounds enticing!

Feeling left out of the Harlem Shake craze? Watch some gay chicks doing it and join in.

Emmy Rossum says she’s a little bit of a fangirl over Naomi Watts.

A couple of weeks ago I saw Naomi Watts. I’ve met her before but she’s so beautiful that I’m always a little in awe. I sort of nodded in her direction, “You’re so pretty and so insanely talented.”

I feel the same about you, Emmy.

The Huffington Post is running a series on if joining a roller derby team makes you gay. Seriously!

Author Patricia Cornwell won a lawsuit against her former financial manager and is getting a cool $50.9 million from their negligence while she was their client. Anyone know if she’s single?

Wanda Sykes is on The Ellen Show today, talking about Beyonce and Blue Ivy.

The other day I told you that Joan Rivers kisses another woman on the new season of Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best. Well yesterday she talked about it on The View. Still seems very publicity stunt to me.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Jillian Michaels on Anderson Live, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), *Top Chef marathon (Bravo 9 a.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime 2 p.m.), *Portlandia (IFC 2:30 p.m.), *10 Grand in Your Hand (DIY 2:30 p.m.), *Roseanne (We 4 p.m.), Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer (Current 4 p.m.), *Iron Chef America (Cooking Channel 5 p.m.), Your Sister’s Sister (Showcase 5 p.m.), Chasing Amy (Showtime 6 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Pariah (HBO2 9:30 p.m.), Chicago Fire (NBC 10 p.m.) and That Sex Show (Logo 11 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun