Morning Brew – Lea DeLaria upped to season regular on “Orange is the New Black”


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The True Colors Fund is asking people to participate in 40 to None Day by posting an Unselfie. It’s all about spreading the word about LGBT youth homelessness. Approximately 40% of youth experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Here’s my Unselfie.



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Maria Bello spoke with The Windy City Times about “Whatever…Love is Love.”

The Bessie soundtrack comes out May 12 (a week before the movie airs on HBO), and it has some originally Bessie Smith tracks along with Queen Latifah vocals and covers of Ma Rainey songs like “Prove it on Me.”

Legacy Recordings Bessie Cover

Lesbians in Jamaica are being targeted by anti-gay rapists who are even being catfished into meeting them and then attacked.

In much better news, PFLAG Canada has a very sweet video dedicated to same-sex couples’ weddings.

Once we get equal marriage (fingers still crossed really fucking hard), what’s next? 

Vanity Fair had lunch with Dianna Agron and Paz de la Huerta. WE ARE JEALOUS, VANITY FAIR. Here’s a cute anecdote from Paz on her on-screen lover, Dianna.

“I remember she did something super cute. She came to my room one night. We had a nice, relaxed talk, and we talked about each other’s vulnerabilities, which is very important to break down those walls. Then she slipped me a little note underneath [the door] and she goes, ‘I like you.’ I like you, with a heart. I was like, okay. You know?”

Canadian Jewish News interviewed out lesbian Rabbi Deborah Waxmank, who is also the first female (and first lesbian) president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.

The Daily Beast talks with Alison Bechdel about Fun Home.

 RuPaul asked Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger if she was a lesbian (for some reason) and her answer:

“Yes, in my twenties. For a year. I fast forwarded straight through the lesbian thing.”

If you dated Patti Stanger, please let me interview you.

Cara Delevingne is a tomboy who mostly enjoys sitting around with friends and eat pizza. Dream girl?

Michelle Rodriguez will host a new Yahoo! series called Riding Shotgun With Michelle Rodriguez.

2015 Yahoo Digital Content NewFronts

Kristen Stewart covers this month’s Harper’s Bazaar.

Lea DeLaria has been upped to a regular for Season 4. More Big Boo! 

2015 Tribeca Film Festival - Special Screening Narrative: "On The Town"

FHM’s Sexiest Woman Michelle Keegan, has a crush on Jessica Alba.

“She’s natural and gorgeous and she doesn’t wear too much makeup or anything like that. And she’s a really good mum as well. I follow her on Instagram and she’s always talking about her kids and her husband. So, yeah, she’s definitely up there.”

So basically Michelle thinks Jessica is a MILF.

This seven-year-old loves her two moms and knows exactly how they made her.

A Mississippi bowling alley asked a lesbian couple to leave after they kissed one another. THE NERVE!Pat Robertson is obsessed with lesbians.

Pitchfork talks with Soko about her new songs with Ariel Pink.

I love this: Ellen Page and Olivia Thirlby‘s Juno auditions!

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) Buffy “Revelations” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun) Ghost Whisperer “Slam” (Ion 11 a.m.) (rerun) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) – Guest: Jane Lynch Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) The East (AMAX 2 p.m., 9:50 p.m.) Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (IFC 2:45 p.m.) Friends “The One With the Sonogram at the End” (TBS 5:30 p.m.) (rerun) Arrow “Ah Sah-Him” (CW 8 p.m.) Catfish: The TV Show “Chitara & Priscilla” (MTV 8 p.m.) (rerun) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Classic Tennis – Amelie Mauresmo vs. Jennifer Capriati, 2004 Masters Series final (Tennis 9 p.m.) Monster (Showcase 9 p.m.) Funny Girls “Fake Drake” (Oxygen 10:30 p.m.) Nurse (Showtime Beyond 11:05 p.m.) Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro (Showcase 12:45 a.m.) Lovebox Festival 2013 (Palladia 2 a.m.) – Azealia Banks performs (rerun) Banana marathon (Logo 2:30 a.m.) The Sex Monster (Flix 3 a.m.) Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.) Jack & Diane (Showtime Beyond 4:05 a.m.) Law & Order: SVU “Lunacy” (USA 5 a.m.) (rerun) (Thanks Roni)

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