Morning Brew – Samira Wiley talks coming out in TV interview


Good morning!

Rabbi Noa Sattath is an out lesbian who is taking on racism in Israel. (Sorry, ladies, she’s married with kids!)

This Friday in NYC is Winter Heat, a night for LGBT women and allies, put on by the Empire State Pride Agenda. The event will feature music by DJ Whitney Day and a performance by Joi Cardwell. Tickets are still available.

Best news ever for Jem fans like myself! Stormer and Kimber are coming out in the new comics, and are going to have a relationship. Jem and the Holograms #1 artist Ross Campbell told The Advocate:

Kimber and Stormer are indeed both out gay characters in the comic and as Tumblr will very excitedly let you know, we’re going to be exploring a romantic relationship between the two characters.


TRULY OUTRAGEOUS!!!! A Hologram and a Misfit in love.

Wanda Sykes discussed coming out on The Meredith Vieira Show, and how being gay and black made her a unicorn.

YourTango has 8 Things Lesbians Are Tired of Hearing. Only eight?!

Samira Wiley was a guest on Fox Los Angeles recently and talked Season 3 of Orange is the New Black. The straight female hosts wanted to know how Samira felt kissing her IRL friend, Danielle Brooks, and coming out to her parents.

Cat Cora and Elizabeth Falkner are some of Elle‘s Goddesses of Food.

Gotham star Victoria Cartagena talked about Gaytham with Fox News Latino.

Out poet Andrea Gibson and friend queered Taylor Swift‘s “Blank Space.”

Filmmaker Arwen Nicks has a documentary called Lesbian Mayor: The Lisa Orth Story, which focuses on the legacy the Seattle-based queer artist will leave behind when she moves to L.A. Musicians like Sera Cahoone and Jenn Ghetto are involved.

Caitlin Bergh details her worst show ever for Bright Young Things.

Over at Cosmo, a writer says it’s difficult for her to call her wife “her wife.” Also: 14 Things Lesbians Love About Being in Long-Term Relationships.

Soko has a new music video for “Temporary Mood Swings” and it’s super fun and lo-fi.

Juliet x Juliet is a new quarterly lesbian magazine and hoping to raise funds for their first issue.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *Girl Code marathon (MTV 9 a.m.), Rosie O’Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up (HBO2 11:15 a.m.), The East (HBO Signature 11:30 a.m.), *Chopped “Quahog Quandaries & Pickle Puzzles” (Food Network 12 p.m.), *Will & Grace “Girl Trouble” (Logo 12 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “P.C.” (USA 1 p.m.), To Rome With Love (Sundance 1 p.m.), *Black Sails “XIII.” (Starz 1:45 p.m., 10 p.m., 12:50 a.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *House “After Hours” (Universal HD 2 p.m., 1 a.m.), Gigli (FXM 3 p.m.), *Buffy marathon (Pivot 5 p.m., 3 a.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “Alien” (USA 5 p.m.), *Switched at Birth “Fog and Storm and Rain” (ABC Family 6 p.m.), *Pretty Little Liars “Pretty Isn’t the Point” #PLLSociAlHour (ABC Family 7 p.m.), *Seinfeld “The Smelly Car” (TBS 7:30 p.m.), Pretty Little Liars “Bloody Hell” (ABC Family 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), The Real World: Skeletons “Breaking Mad” (MTV 10 p.m.), Person of Interest “Blunt” (CBS 10:01 p.m.), *Friends “The One with the Sonogram at the End” (Nick 11:36 p.m.), Art School Confidential (MGM 12 a.m.), Four Rooms (TMC Xtra 1:10 a.m.), *Comic View: One Mic Stand “Nikki Carr” (BET 2:35 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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