Morning Brew – Diane von Furstenberg talks relationships with women in new biography


Good morning! I’m super excited because tonight is the opening night of Outfest here in LA, which means all kinds of queer films for the next 10 days!

For #TBT, here’s buds Michelle Rodriguez and Amber Heard in 2010.

Amber Heard Hosts The Tasya Van Ree Art Exhibit

And now here they are in Paris this week.

Bulgari Haute Couture Cocktail Party & Model Show

Lucy Spraggan is playing Essex Pride this Sunday.

Diane von Furstenberg took a break from designing chic dresses to have affairs with women, though she says she’s “definitely not a lesbian.” In the new book Diane von Furstenberg: A Life Unwrapped, Diane talks about her first female love, Deanne:

“She was very shy and masculine and she intrigued me. I was in love.”

2015 NBC New York Summer Press Day

Sounds like Diane is bisexual!

Dale Soules (aka Frieda from Orange is the New Black) plays a “tough as nails lesbian character” in Shows for Days, also starring Patti LuPone and Michael Urie, now at Lincoln Center.

"Show For Days" Opening Night

LA Weekly is onto Freckles, who we’ve loved since “Uh Huh.” The out songwriter says:

“Even though I’m an androgynous gay woman, my music isn’t gay. It’s just good music. There’s somebody somewhere that’s like me that feels like they have to put on the lipstick and wear the heels when they really don’t want to, thinking, ‘I can’t be myself.’ Thank God Sony is allowing me to be who I am.” 

Lesbian porn is apparently hugely popular with everyone, probably even with some of the same people who vote against equality.

Interview has great casting suggestions for the movie version of Alice + Freda Forever.

Buzzfeed asked Jane Lynch to guess what celebrity was drawn in each picture and here’s what she said when she came upon herself:


Then on HuffPost Live, Jane reminisced about her time on The L Word.

The Vatican Radio cannot decide if a photo of two women kissing is offensive or not.

Fun Home will no longer come with a trigger warning on the syllabus at Crafton Hills College.

Ruby Rose caused a car accident by just being her. Speaking of, TVJunkies has some more intel on her Dark Matter appearance.

Cameron Esposito was a guest on The Nerdist podcast on the day SCOTUS made marriage equality a thing.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun) Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) Milk (Universal HD 11 a.m., 5:30 p.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Will & Grace “East Side Story” (We 3 p.m.) (rerun) Masters of Sex marathon (Showtime 5 p.m.) Buffy (ABC Family 5 p.m.) (rerun) Will & Grace “Girl Trouble” (Logo 5 p.m.) (rerun) Food Network Star “The Perfect Match” (Food Network 6 p.m.) – With Anne Burrell Scream: The TV Series “Hello, Emma” (MTV2 7 p.m., MTV 12:03 a.m.) Black Sails “XV.”/”XVI.” (Starz Edge 7 p.m./8:05 p.m.) (rerun) The Big Interview “The Winners” (AXS TV 7 p.m.) – With Melissa Etheridge (rerun) Food Fighters “You’re in the Big Leagues Now” (NBC 8 p.m.) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Complications “Outbreak” (USA 9 p.m.) Chopped “Scoop’s On!” (Food Network 9 p.m.) (rerun) Big Brother (CBS 9:01 p.m.) Rookie Blue “Uprising” (ABC 10 p.m.) Under the Dome “The Kinship” (CBS 10 p.m.) Hannibal “Dolce” (NBC 10 p.m.) E.d. on Air by Ellen DeGeneres (QVC 10 p.m.) Watch What Happens Live (Bravo 11 p.m.) – Guest: Taylor Schilling Degrassi “Better Man” (TeenNick 11:30 p.m.) (rerun) Beat Bobby Flay “Old Dog, New Tricks” (Food Network 11:30 p.m.) (rerun) Big Brother: After Dark (Pop 1 a.m.) Defiance “History Rhymes” (Syfy 1:02 a.m.) (rerun) Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Berzerk” (Oxygen 2:02 a.m.) Roseanne “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (TV Land 3:12 a.m.) (rerun) Billie Jean King: Pioneer (HBO2 3:35 a.m.) Watch What Happens Live (Bravo 6 a.m.) – Guest: Uzo Aduba (rerun) Buffy “Listening to Fear” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun) White Collar “Point Blank” (USA 6 a.m.) (rerun) Rules of Engagement “Baby Talk” (TBS 6 a.m.) (rerun) Tea with Mussolini (IndiePlex 7:35 a.m.) Extreme Homes “Alien, Egg, Tattoo” (HGTV 8 a.m.) (rerun) Kidnapped for Christ (Showtime2 8:30 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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