Morning Brew – Ruby Rose shares first pics from “Orange is the New Black” set


Good morning! Here’s a #TBT of Ruby Rose in 2008.

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Speaking of Ms. Rose, she’s given us some new info on her Orange is the New Black role in this photo.


While we’re talking Orange, Deadline has a piece on Jodie Foster‘s directing career and her two new Directors Guild of America nominations. (Other notable nominees include Jill Soloway for Transparent and Lisa Cholodenko for Olive Kitteridge.)

Out comic Judy Gold shared her feelings on the Bill Cosby allegations during a recent appearance at a charity bowling benefit.

Vanity Fair has some hilarious videos with Fran Lebowitz on their Instagram.

Out singer Shura‘s new music video for “Indecision” is super cool and queer.

Canada’s LGBT magazine Xtra is going online only.

Sandra Bernhard has upcoming guests spots on 2 Broke Girls and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Mila Jovovich talked with Michelle Rodriguez for Interview magazine. One topic: What Michelle “likes in the bedroom.” Her answer:

“I’ve always been and will always be very private about my personal life. If anything ever goes public, it is by default, because I happened to be in a place where I was being watched. But for the most part, I honestly don’t care what people think. I never have. If I did, I’d probably present myself a little more carefully. [laughs] I should have a fucking tattoo on my forehead that says, “Insert foot in mouth.” No politician in their right mind would ever want me to campaign for them.”


Lucy Lawless is joining the cast of Salem for Season 2, playing “Countess Marburg, one of the last remaining survivors of the legendary line of ancient German witches.”

Desiree Akhavan is featured on the new Women and Hollywood podcast. She also revealed her favorite bisexuals.


PopMatters has a review of Paige A. McGinley‘s Staging the Blues: From Tent Shows to Tourism, which touches on the legacies of Ma Rainey and Bessie Smith

Empire fans, check out The Hollywood Reporter‘s interview with showrunner Ilene Chaiken.

Smashbox Studio has a great profile of Fortune Feimster.

Xfinity has video interviews with the cast of The Fosters.

Say it ain’t so! A salon owner in Halifax (!) had to pay $11.4k for discriminating against a lesbian employee. (Celia, is that you?)

Perez Hilton is causing trouble on Celebrity Big Brother by suggesting housemate Cami Li and Chloe Goodman go “faux-lesbian” to gain affection from the public. Gross.

Jillian Michaels stopped by Wendy Williams to give some weight-loss tips.

The Canadian Screen Award nominations are out and some of our faves are up for the honors. We’re rooting for you, Orphan Black, Bomb Girls, Lost Girl, Seed, Ali Liebert, Tatiana Maslany and Degrassi!

Two queer women in Madison, Wisconsin have penned an open letter about their Young Gifted and Black Coalition and police interaction in The Capitol Times.

Comic Dana Goldberg will be hosting the 40th Annual HUMANITAS Prize Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles on January 16.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *Biography “Married…With Children” (FYI 9 a.m.), The View (ABC 11 a.m.), Milk (Universal HD 12:23 p.m., 5:30 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), The Runaways (AXS TV 4:50 p.m.), *Worst Cooks in America “It Just Keeps Getting Worse” (Food Network 5 p.m.), *Reba “Van’s Agent” (CMT 5:10 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Two and a Half Men “Here I Come, Pants!” (CBS 9:01 p.m.), Portlandia “The Fiancee” (IFC 10 p.m.), Archer (FX 10 p.m.), Monster (Flix 10 p.m.), *Beat Bobby Flay “Battle of Brooklyn” (Food Network 10:30 p.m.), Sleater-Kinney on The Late Show with David Letterman (CBS 11:35 p.m.), *Rules of Engagement “A Wee Problem” (WGN America 12 a.m.), Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry on The Late Late Show (CBS 12:36 a.m.), *Saturday Night Live marathon (VH1 2 a.m.), *Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.), *Portlandia “The Story of Toni and Candace”/”The Fiancee” (IFC 4:15 a.m./4:45 a.m.), *Ellen “The Promotion” (FX 7 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun

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