Morning Brew – Emily Rios cast in “True Detective” Season 2


Good morning, and happy Tuesday!

Fantasy novel Jala’s Mask has a lesbian character who is friends with the female protagonist.

DapperQ hosted (un)HEELED: A Fashion Show for the Unconventionally Masculine this past weekend, and here’s some video footage from the event.

Out actress Emily Rios has joined the cast of True Detective for Season 2. She will play “Gabby Behenna, traumatized by life in a traumatic family.” 

18th Annual Noche De Gala For The National Hispanic Foundation For The Arts

A 15-year-old Arkansas teen wanted to talk about how coming out was a significant moment in her life in a speech in front of her school, but administrators canceled the event when they heard. Her peers are supporting her, though, and Quitman High School students are protesting.

Out comic Lauren Flans does her best Ellen impression in this Oprah vs. Ellen rap battle. 

The President spoke about Lily Tomlin at the Kennedy Center Honors reception. You can hear his funny and kind words about the out star around 7:25.

Lily’s wife Jane Wagner joined her for the events as well. 460135848Vice tells the storyof a Uganda-born lesbian who has sought asylum in the UK after being forced to endure torture and an exorcism.

Out and About Nashville says tello Films’ founder Christin Baker is hot. We agree!

Cuban queer rappers Krudas Cubensi talk about being feminists and trans-allies in this interview with Havana Times.

LeeAnn Rimes talked with GLAAD about coming out in country music. (Not her, of course. Other people!)

About Face Theatre in Chicago received a $10,000 Art Works grant to support the commission and development of a musical about lesbian athlete Babe Didrikson. Volume 2, Page 18, Pic 5, Mildred ,Babe Zaharias playing in the British Womens Amateur Golf Championship in Scotland, 12th June 1947

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Suze Orman on The Meredith Vieira Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), She Hate Me (Starz 8:55 a.m.), Cloudburst (LMN 10 a.m.), Regarding Susan Sontag (HBO2 10 a.m.), The View (ABC), 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.), The Normal Heart (HBO 3:45 p.m.), *Buffy marathon (Pivot 4 p.m., 1 a.m.), *Oprah: Where Are They Now? “Charice’s Surprise Revelation” (OWN 5 p.m.), *Chopped “For Sake’s Sake” (Food Network 6 p.m.), *Seinfeld “The Smelly Car” (TBS 6 p.m.), Kicking & Screaming (HBO Family 7 p.m.), Pretty Little Liars “How the ‘A’ Stole Christmas” (ABC Family 8 p.m.), *The Simpsons “There’s Something About Marrying” (FXX 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Chasing Life “Locks of Love” (ABC Family 9 p.m.), Degrassi “I’ll Be Missing You” (TeenNick 9 p.m.), Marry Me “Stand by Me” (NBC 9:01 p.m.), Chloe (Starz Cinema 10 p.m.), *Logo NewNowNext Awards 2014 (Logo 10:30 p.m.), Sandra Bernhard on Watch What Happens Live (Bravo 11 p.m.), *Survivor’s Remorse “The Decisions” (Starz Edge 11 p.m.), *CSI: NY “Trapped” (TNT 11:03 p.m.), The Jane Austen Book Club (MoviePlex 11:15 p.m.), *Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!) *Denotes rerun