Morning Brew – Ellen and Rebel Wilson rap about cats


Good morning!

The most lesbian thing that could happen in your life this week: Ellen DeGeneres rapping with Rebel Wilson about spending their Saturday night watching cats on the internet.

The good thing that came out of Gigi Chao‘s dad trying to buy her straight? It sparked a debate on gay rights in Hong Kong.

Anne Hathaway looked smashing in a suit as she posed with director Ang Lee (they worked together on Brokeback Mountain) at the LOUIS XIII and The Film Foundation Creative Encounters last night in L.A.

LOUIS XIII And The Film Foundation Co-Host Creative Encounter: A Conversation With Ang Lee And Special Guest Anne Hathaway

Over at Slate’s Outward: A Butch in a Boa: How I Survived Burlesque.

Janel Parrish is going to guest star on the new season of Drop Dead Diva. Unfortunately it is not a PLL crossover, so she’s not playing Mona. That would just be too diva.

GameSpot writes about the sexuality of characters in gaming. The Last of Us director Bruce Straley talks about questions of Ellie’s sexuality after she kisses her female friend, Riley. (Read our review of The Last of Us: Left Behind here.)

“It’s like ‘who cares?’ A good character is a good character and that’s what we’re after. I think the reception’s been great and we never set out to really make a statement so much as maybe play with tropes and make a super capable character.”

And while we’re talking gays and gaming, check out the Kickstarter campaign for GaymerX2.

How did MTV pull off bringing in all the exes for this season of The Real World? Showrunner Jeff Keirns explains that the exes didn’t know they’d be coming to the house until two weeks before they showed up. The crew didn’t even know until then!

PopMatters writes about Sapphic tinged film The Nun.

In case you’re wondering, Ireen Wüst has won yet another medal in Sochi. That’s four for the bisexual speedskater. Her latest: the silver in the women’s 5000 meters.

Fortune Feimster was wonderful on Conan last night. Duh! Here she is talking about yoga, Hooters and being totes gay.

Pop group XELLE took a camera to Times Square and asked straight people what they thought about gay rights. Results vary!

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), 8: The Mormon Proposition (Pivot 9 a.m.), *Real World: Ex-plosion “First Love Fools” (MTV 11 a.m.), *Degrassi “Mr. Brightside, Part 1″/”Extraordinary Machine, Part 1” (TeenNick 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.), *Mad About You “Dr. Wonderful” (FXX 12:30 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy “Dream a Little Dream of Me, Part 2″/”Here Comes the Flood” (Lifetime 1 p.m./2 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Black Sails “III.”/”IV.” (Starz 7 p.m./8 p.m.), *American Idol “Rush Week – Results Show: Top 13 Revealed” (Fox 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Couples Therapy (VH1 9 p.m.), *Two and a Half Men “Clank, Clank, Drunken Skank” (CBS 9:31 p.m.), *Portlandia “The Celery Incident” (IFC 10 p.m.), The New Adventures of Old Christine “Unidentified Funk” (Nick Jr. 10 p.m.), *Buffy “Phases” (Pivot 10 p.m.), Election (HBO Comedy 11 p.m.), Jack & Diane (Showtime2 12 a.m.), Mulholland Dr. (Starz Edge 2:40 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun