Morning Brew – Thurs. May 30: Jamie-Lynn Sigler plays a lesbian in “I Do,” Kate Schellenbach talks about her career


Good morning!

Meadow Soprano Jamie-Lynn Sigler plays a lesbian who marries her gay best friend in a new movie called I Do. It might sound like a comedy, but it’s actually a drama that deals with LGBT immigration issues, and looks really fucking good. You can find it in select theaters and iTunes on May 31.

A new study shows that sexual minorities (aka gays, lesbians and bisexuals) are more likely to be smokers at some point in their life.

Austra has released their new single “Painful Like.” I love them!

IndieWire wants to know where Dee Rees‘s follow-up to Pariah is. Me too!

I really don’t know why Gawker posted this video of “lesbians having hardcore PDA on a train,” but it exists so I’m sharing.

Tom Tom magazine interviewed out drummer Kate Schellenbach of Luscious Jackson and Beastie Boys. So cool.

BBC4 has a new series about suffragettes and lesbian comic Sandi Toksvig is one of the stars. UK readers, let me know if this is worth watching!

Evan Rachel Wood and Anna Paquin were spotted out and about recently, walking. Bisexual stars, they are just like us!

Rachel Maddow is trying to raise money for literacy in her hometown of Northampton, Mass. She’s so giving, and hot, and smart.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), *Food Network Star marathon (Food Network 10 a.m.), *Tabatha Takes Over marathon (Bravo 12 p.m.), *Warehouse 13 marathon (Syfy 12 p.m.), Tanner Hall (Showtime2 12:15 p.m.), *Felt (Logo 1 p.m.), *The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Under the Tuscan Sun (Encore 2 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime 2 p.m.), Glee Live in Concert (HBO Comedy 2:15 p.m.), *Friends (TBS 5 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Friday Night Lights (ESPN Classic 9 p.m.), Tabatha Takes Over (Bravo 10:01 p.m.), Rent (Encore Love 11:20 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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