Morning Brew – Jessie Ware includes lesbian couple in “You & I (Forever)”


Good morning and happy hump day!

Australian lesbian magazine LOTL has been having some troubles keeping afloat, so they have been sold to a newly created non-profit called L Media. Previous owner Silke Bader of Avalon Media also owns Curve, which she will keep publishing.

TruthDig says more than 100 gay athletes have come out in the last year. They support Outsports’ proposal that Sports Illustrated should name The Gay Athlete their Sportsman of the Year.

The Windy City Times interviewed Rita Mae Brown, who is a new writer-in-residence on Amtrak. Maybe she’ll finally write the sequel to Rubyfruit Jungle.


Screaming Females have a new video for their song, “Empty Head.

I’m a huge fan of musician/noted ally Jessie Ware, and she has a beautiful new video for her song “You & I (Forever)” that includes some same-sex couples in love.

Jessie also looks stunning in a white suit for V this month.


Vulture says we’re getting better female-centric sex on TV because of The Female Gaze.

Are you shipping BFFs Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevingne yet?


The same stock photo image of a girl softball player has been used for a lesbian novel (Going, Going, Gone – Susie’s Story by Barbara L. Clanton) and now a transphobic ad from the Child Protection League Action. The irony. Here’s the ridiculous new ad that is running in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.


Two queer women are part of The Guardian‘s piece on why coming out is important for your well-being.

A high school principal in Queens is being sued by a lesbian science teacher for harassment. The dude sounds guilty of being a total creep.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), The East (Cinemax 8:45 a.m.), *The Big Interview “Melissa Etheridge” (AXS TV 9:30 a.m.), 112 Weddings (HBO2 10 a.m.), *The Real Girl’s Kitchen “Pho Sho” (Cooking Channel 10:30 a.m.), The View (ABC), *Goldfrapp on Glastonbury Festival 2014 Pt. 2 (Palladia 11 a.m.), *South Beach Tow marathon (Tru TV 11 a.m.), Chloe (Starz Cinema 12:50 p.m., 10 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), *Roseanne “The Blaming of the Shrew” (We 1 p.m.), She Hate Me (Starz In Black 1:55 p.m., 10 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Top Chef marathon (Bravo 5 p.m.), *Iron Chef America “Cora vs. Lahlou” (Cooking Channel 5 p.m.), *Friends “The One Where Old Yeller Dies” (TBS 5 p.m.), Cruel Intentions (Encore 6:20 p.m.), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (IFC 6:30 p.m.), Girl Code marathon (MTV 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Red Band Society “What I Did For Love” (Fox 9 p.m.), South Beach Tow (Tru TV 9:30 p.m.), Top Chef “Restaurant Wars” (Bravo 10 p.m.), Nurse (Showtime Beyond 11:05 p.m.), *How I Met Your Mother “How Your Mother Met Me” (Nick 12:48 a.m.), *Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.), *Garfunkel and Oates “Rule 34” (IFC 4:15 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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