Morning Brew – Ruby Rose debuts in a new “Orange is the New Black” video


Good morning!

I’m writing to you from New York, where I’m working alongside Dana Piccoli IRL! She put on “Closer to Fine” outside my door, which is the ideal alarm clock.


Watching The Good Wife with @danapiccoli IRL

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First thing’s first: This is an amazing video from the women of Orange is the New Black, and Ruby Rose shows up as Stella Carlin for the first time.

At The Guardian: “I’m queer no matter who I’m with. I won’t define myself differently for your comfort.”

LGBT women are affected by HIV, too.

The Justin Bieber Roast on Comedy Central was filmed over the weekend and it sounds like lesbian jokes were part of the “fun.”

Jeff Ross: “Lately a lot of people have been pointing their fingers at you — and those are just lesbians showing the barber how they want their haircut.”

Bieber: “What do you get when you give a teenager $200 million. A bunch of has-beens calling you a lesbian for two hours.”

You can watch it for yourself (if you dare) on Monday, March 30. Maybe take a shot every time someone refers to the Biebs as a lesbian and see how drunk you get.

The Fosters stars Sherri Shaum, Teri Polo and Maia Mitchell answered some fun questions for TVGuide. Maia actually chooses the most lesbian song for “go-to karaoke tune.”

Latina writes about why Santana’s relationship with her abuela was important on Glee.

Carrie Brownstein‘s memoir, Hunger Makes me a Modern Girl, will come out on October 27. The publisher says its “deeply personal and revealing.”

Congrats to Rabbi Denise L Eger, who was elected the first ever lesbian President to the Central Conference of American Rabbis this week, the world’s largest Rabbi organization. Denise says:

“It really shows an arc of LGBT civil rights… I smile a lot—with a smile of incredulousness. It’s about human rights and human dignity. If you can be a rabbi, if you can be a person of faith, if you can serve a community as their pastor, and you can have the opportunity to begin to reconcile all of those issues, it speaks volumes.”

Nursing Times writes about a new toolkit that will help nurses in preventing suicide in LGBT teens. It’s a joint initiative between Public Health England and the Royal College of Nursing, and sounds really cool and necessary.

Edie Windsor and Judy Shepherd will be honored at this year’s 50th Anniversary Celebration of the LGBT Movement. The women will receive International Role Model Awards at the ceremony in Philly this July.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) Being John Malkovich (Showcase 9:05 a.m.) Buffy “Out of Mind, Out of Sight” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) – Guest co-host: Raven-Symone Girlfriends “Hot Girl on Girl Action”(TV One 11 a.m.) (rerun) The Parkers “Since I Lost My Baby” (TV One 12:30 p.m.) (rerun) Grey’s Anatomy “Loss, Love and Legacy”/”Poker Face” (Lifetime 1 p.m./2 p.m.) (rerun) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Love It or List It “Privacy Pains” (HGTV 3 p.m.) (rerun) Snapped “Nicole Abusharif” (Reelz 3 p.m.) (rerun) The Returned “Camille” (A&E 4 p.m.) (rerun) Friends “The One with the Breast Milk” (TBS 5 p.m.) (rerun) 90210 “Another Another Chance” (Pop 5 p.m.) (rerun) Chasing Life “Life, Actually” (ABC Family 6 p.m.) (rerun) The Fosters “Justify the Means” #FostersSocialHour (ABC Family 7 p.m.) Catfish: The TV Show “Tracie & Sammie” (MTV 7 p.m.) (rerun) Our America with Lisa Ling “Pray the Gay Away? – Breaking News” (OWN 7 p.m.) (rerun) The Fosters “Not That Kind of Girl” (ABC Family 8 p.m.) Shameless “Carl’s First Sentencing” (Showtime 8 p.m., 10 p.m.) Catfish: The TV Show “Harold & Armani” (MTV 8 p.m.) – With Angel Haze (rerun) Gotham “Lovecraft” (Fox 8 p.m.) (rerun) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Chasing Life “No News Is Bad News” (ABC Family 9 p.m.) Jane the Virgin “Chapter Sixteen” (CW 9 p.m.) Black Ink Crew “Movin’ Funny” (VH1 9 p.m.) RuPaul’s Drag Race “ShakesQueer” (Logo 9 p.m.) – Mel B. is a guest judge Black Sails “XVI.” (Starz Edge 9 p.m., 12 a.m.) Episodes “Episode 409” (Showtime 9:30 p.m., 11 p.m.) Degrassi “I’ll Be Missing You”/”Hush” (TeenNick 9:30 p.m./10 p.m.) (rerun) The Returned “Simon” (A&E 10 p.m.) Archer “Honeypot”/”Skorpio” (Comedy Central 10 p.m./10:30 p.m.) (rerun) Monster (Showtime 12 a.m.) Four Rooms (Flix 1 a.m.) Catfish: The TV Show “Keyonnah & Bow Wow” (MTV 1:03 a.m.) (rerun) The Jane Austen Book Club (Starz Comedy 2:30 a.m.) Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell “Small Plates, Big Stakes” (Food Network 4 a.m.) (rerun) Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4:30 a.m.) My Summer of Love (TMAX 4:55 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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