Morning Brew – Queen Latifah talks equality


Today is a very important day for us, as the Supreme Court will begin to hear arguments in a case that could determine if same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. We will likely have to wait until June to hear the outcome, but let’s all send really positive vibes toward D.C. so the powers that be can feel some much needed love instead of hate.

Queen Latifah spoke about equality recently with Uptown magazine.

“Who you choose to marry is really up to you and it’s not something you should be judged on. I don’t find being gay or lesbian to be a character flaw. Couples should be protected under the laws of this country, period. It actually angers me.”

attends the BET New York Upfronts on April 23, 2015 in New York City.

Heather Barwick, Katy Faust and four other daughters of lesbian mothers, have filed a friend of the court brief “saying they were harmed because they were not raised by a father and a mother.” If you watch the video at the link, you’ll probably want to tear your hair out but these are the kinds of arguments the other side is making: “No one should be forced to accept anyone else.”

A huge congratulations to the cast and crew of Fun Home for their 12 (!!!) Tony nominations: Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical (Lisa Kron), Best Score (Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori), Best Actress in a Musical (Beth Malone), Best Actor in a Musical (Michael Cerveris) and Featured Actress in a musical (Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas and Emily Skeggs).

"Fun Home" Broadway Opening Night - After Party

Yvette Monreal will pop up on The Fosters this season as Callie’s lover Mariana and Jesus’ (Jake T. Austin) “happy-go-lucky biological cousin” Adrianna.

Don’t worry, Good Wife fans: Kalinda isn’t gone for good….yet.

Raven Symoné could be joining The View permanently.

The 100 Charity Project is raising money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

GayStar News took some shots at Dinah Vegas last weekend.

ICYMI, Orange is the New Black has some rad new art for Season 3.


Looking for some jeans that fit you how you want them to? Androgynous Jeans could be your dream.

LGBT rap group Rainbow Noise has a new video for their track “All My.”

Congrats to Heather Peace and wife Ellie on the birth of their new baby girl!


Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) The Today Show – Guest: Maria Bello Big Morning Buzz Live (VH1 9 a.m.) – Guest: Mel B. Funny Girls “Tindering for Love in All the Wrong Places” (Oxygen 9:30 a.m.) (rerun) The Big Interview “The Winners” (AXS TV 9:30 a.m.) – With Melissa Etheridge (rerun) Buffy “Band Candy” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Tammy (HBO Zone 3:45 p.m.) Newlyweds: The First Year “Family Secrets”/”Nun Better” (Bravo 3:58 p.m./4:59 p.m.) (rerun) Buffy marathon (Pivot 5 p.m.) Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (IFC 5:30 p.m.) The Best Thing I Ever Ate “Chilled Perfection” (Cooking Channel 6:30 p.m.) – With Cat Cora (rerun) Chopped “Without Missing a Beet” (Food Network 7 p.m.) (rerun) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Funny Girls “Fake Drake” (Oxygen 9 p.m.) One Big Happy “Wedlocked” (NBC 9:30 p.m.) Weird Loners “The Weirdfather” (Fox 9:30 p.m.) Younger “Shedonism” (TV Land 10 p.m.) Thirteen (Starz Cinema 10 p.m.) Person of Interest “Asylum” (CBS 10:01 p.m.) Newlyweds: The First Year “Great Expectations” (Bravo 10:30 p.m.) Faking It “Faking Up Is Hard to Do”/”Burnt Toast” (MTV 11:01 p.m./11:31 p.m.) (rerun) Friends “The One With the Truth About London” (Nick 11:36 p.m.) (rerun) Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.) Real Husbands of Hollywood “Fund Raising Hell”/”Hell of a Fund Raiser” (BET 2 a.m./2:30 a.m.) (rerun) Banana (Logo 2:30 a.m./3 a.m.) Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.) Garfunkel and Oates “Rule 34” (IFC 5:30 a.m.) (rerun) House “After Hours” (USA 6 a.m.) (rerun) Dog Whisperer “Rescue Rufus!” (Nat Geo Wild 7 a.m.) (rerun) Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro (Showcase 8 a.m.) Mad About You “Dr. Wonderful” (FXX 8:30 a.m.) (rerun) (Thanks Roni!)

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