Morning Brew – Miranda Lambert wants gays to be who they are


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I’m so happy to hear country artists like Miranda Lambert are making songs like “All Kinds of Kinds,” which are about being who you are, and loving every bit of it. She tells Spin:

Yeah, it’s pretty crazy that country radio embraced cross-dressing and played it on the radio. It’s fricking awesome, actually. [Laughs.] I think it’s really cool that that song was able to be a single. I love that song — it really came at a good time in my life. I had to just sort of come to this realization that it was all about being who you are, no matter what you are about, where you come from, what color you are, or if you’re gay or straight, or whatever it is. I was just getting to that point in my life where I was starting to accept people for who they are, and myself.

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Alongside allies like Jennifer Nettles, Kacey Musgraves and Carrie Underwood, it really feels like country stars are starting to speak out for equality. It’s so awesome.

Fusion has a list of why it’s hard to be a femme. I would have loved if they used gifs of actual femmes instead of Katy Perry.

Alabama has decided that a lesbian couple cannot get a divorce in their state because they don’t recognize their marriage.

Amy Adams and Jennifer Lawrence are up for Best Kiss at the MTV Movie Awards this year, after sharing a peck in American Hustle.

Out MTV reality star Aneesa seems to be getting down with one of the other girls in the house on the new The Challenge: Free Agents, coming this April.

Finland is celebrating its most famous lesbian this month, as several events will go on in honor of the centenary of Tove Jansson‘s birth. The famed novelist and children’s book author is one of the country’s most well-known exports. So cool.

Speaking of honoring rad women, The Atlanta Hawks will be giving Robin Roberts their Be Greater Award at their March 21 game. Says Bob Williams, President, Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena:

“Robin Roberts embodies every aspect of what it means to be a champion, and the Atlanta Hawks are honored to celebrate her courage, spirit and philanthropy. She reminds each of us through her actions, to strive to be greater in everything that we do.”

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WetPaint wants to know if you think Emily Fields is a badass heroine. I have a feeling I know the answer.

A bunch of UK dudes were asked about annoying things women do. Number 32: “Lesbians.” I think it’s a joke but, no. Also, lesbians isn’t something you “do,” really.

Vogue has a great piece on Angel Haze in which she talks about resisting advice to dress sexy.

I took the Buzzfeed “Which L Word character are you?” quiz this week and got Alice. So did someone else.

Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates "Halloween Horror Nights" With "Eyegore" Awards Ceremony

I haven’t seen anyone get a Tina, Dana or Bette yet. Mostly Shanes, Jennys and a Tasha on my Facebook friends and Twitter feed.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), Your Sister’s Sister (TMC Xtra 10 a.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “Shadow” (USA 10 a.m.), *Degrassi “Not Ready to Make Nice, Pt. 2″/”Need You Now, Pt. 1” (TeenNick 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “P.C.” (USA 11 a.m.), *Roseanne “Ladies’ Choice” (We 12 p.m.), *Black Sails “VII.” (Starz InBlack 12:45 p.m., 8 p.m., 10:40 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy “Invasion”/”I Saw What I Saw” (Lifetime 1 p.m./2 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Say Yes to the Dress “Great Gown Expectations” (TLC 3 p.m.), The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (FX 3:30 p.m.), *Say Yes to the Dress “Day of Challenges” (TLC 4 p.m.), *Finding Bigfoot (Animal Planet 5 p.m./6 p.m.), *Saturday Night Live (VH1 5:55 p.m.), Basic Instinct (Encore Suspense 6:50 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy “Throwing It All Away” (ABC 9 p.m.), American Idol “Results Show” (Fox 9 p.m.), Hollywood Game Night “Clue Boom-Boom Pow!” (NBC 9:01 p.m.), Two and a Half Men “Welcome Home, Jake” (CBS 9:01 p.m.), Portlandia “Celery Guy” (IFC 10 p.m.), Anne Burrell on Beat Bobby Flay “Old Dog, New Tricks ” (Food Network 10 p.m.), Portlandia marathon (IFC 10:30 p.m.), *Saturday Night Live “Ellen DeGeneres; No Doubt” (VH1 Classic 11 p.m.), *Friends “The One with the Breast Milk” (Nick 2 a.m.), Cruel Intentions (HBO Signature 2:50 a.m.), *CSI: NY “Trapped” (TNT 3 a.m.), *The Soul Man “Bride and Prejudice” (TV Land 3:12 a.m.), *Ellen “Trick or Treat – Who Cares?” (FX 7 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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