Morning Brew – Tegan and Sara win big at the Junos


Good morning!

Tegan and Sara had a great night at the Junos (aka the Canadian Grammys). The sister duo took home Pop Album of the Year, Single of the Year and Group of the Year. The best part was in their acceptance speech:

“When we asked our parents if we could play music instead of go to university, they were really mad at us,” said Tegan, 33. “And they agreed to let us do that for a couple years, and somewhere in all of that, we signed a record deal with Neil Young and Elliot Roberts. And Elliot Roberts told us that when we were in our 30s, we’d write good music but that our 20s were for exploring the world and experiencing heartbreak.

“And we are absolutely in our 30s. So I want to say thanks to everyone who has supported us from the time we were teenagers. I don’t think very many people, certainly not us, thought two queer kids from northeast Calgary would get to here. And here we are. So thank you very much to each and everyone of you, thank you very much.”

2014 Juno Awards - Arrivals

2014 Juno Awards - Show

They recently spoke on Strombo Home Session about Ellen Page‘s coming out, and their own.

Congrats to them, and I am looking forward to seeing them this Saturday at The Dinah!


Speaking of, another Dinah performer had cameras following her around for a A Day In the Life. Ms. Mary Lambert.

TVLine has a bit of intel on Emily’s storyline for Season 5 on Pretty Little Liars.

Early in Season 5, we’ll meet the potentially recurring character of Sydney, a new member of the high school swim team. Speculation here at the office has her either A) sharing a connection to either Emily’s ex, Paige or B) forging a “connection” with Ems herself!

She may not have won Dancing with the Stars, but The L.A. Sports Council awarded Diana Nyad the Athlete of the Year award from the LA Sports Council.


Ebony has a cool piece on Skye’s the Limit, a queer black web series. So rad they are being inclusive.

Model Miranda Kerr tells GQ she might not be so straight.

“I appreciate both men and women. I want to explore. Never say never.”

2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter

She recently became single after a split from beau Orlando Bloom. Now’s your chance, ladies!

Comedian Sara Barron has a new memoirish type book where she details how she thought she was a lesbian (wanted to be) but it apparently didn’t work out. She thought being gay would make her cool. (IT DID. IT DOES. YOUR MEMBERSHIP IS REVOKED.) Just kidding, I don’t have that power. Only Ellen does.

Chloe Bennett is a Skimmons shipper!

“As like BFFLs — as BFFs for life — obviously Skimmons is at the top of my priority list. I’m obsessed with Skye and I’m obsessed with Chloe. Yeah, Skye and Simmons could get together. Why not Here’s the thing. I think Ward and Skye are soulmates. As a fan of the show, I do ship the relationship. I think they’re very cute.”

Thanks for the tip Colette!

Heather Peace was on BBC One this weekend to talk about the legalization of equal marriage in the UK.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, *Jane Velez-Mitchell on The Wendy Williams Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *Glee marathon (Oxygen 9 a.m.), *Orphan Black “Natural Selection” (BBC America 10 a.m.), *The Millionaire Matchmaker “The Late Bloomer and the Gay Hugh Hefner” (Bravo 10 a.m.), *Catfish: The TV Series “Kya & Alyx” (Logo 10 a.m.), *Signature Series “Martina Navratilova” (Tennis 11 a.m.), Degrassi “Walking on Broken Glass, Part 2″/”Got Your Money, Part 1” (TeenNick 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), Snapped “Nicole Abusharif” (Reelz 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Sex and the City “Bay of Married Pigs” (E! 2 p.m.), Happy Endings (Flix 2:05 p.m.), *Good Luck Charlie “Down a Tree” (Disney 4:05 p.m.), Notes on a Scandal (HBO Zone 6:20 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Set It Off (BET 7 p.m.), Star-Crossed “To Seek a Foe” (CW 8 p.m.), Call the Midwife (PBS), The Voice “The Battles, Round 2” (NBC 8 p.m.), Robin Roberts on Dancing With the Stars (ABC 8 p.m.), Free Angela Davis (Centric 8 p.m., 1:30 a.m.), Worst Cooks in America “Timer’s Up” (Food Network 9 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Black Ink Crew “Cease and Desist” (VH1 9:30 p.m.), *Lost Girl “Origin” (Syfy 10 p.m.), *Archer “Archer Vice: Palace Intrigue: Part I” (FX 10 p.m.)  Tig Notaro on Conan (TBS 11 p.m.), *The People’s Couch (Bravo 11 p.m.), Joan Jett on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS 12:37 a.m.), She Hate Me (Starz InBlack 2:55 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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