Morning Brew – The USWNT win Best Team at the 2015 Espy Awards


Good morning! For today’s #TBT, we’re going way back with Abby Wambach. Love that hair, girl!

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Did you watch the ESPY awards last night? The USWNT was awarded Best Team because, duh.

Several of the players also presented awards, including Abby’s intro to Caitlyn Jenner‘s receiving of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.

Here are some other shots from the awards:

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The 2015 ESPYS - Backstage And Audience

The 2015 ESPYS - Arrivals

Scarlett Byrne and Teressa Liane have been cast as Norma and Mary Louise, aka the new lesbian heretics on The Vampire Diaries. They are also described as “nasty, nasty girls.” Hypable also reports that ‘Norma has a’“sly sense of humor,’ whilst Mary Louise is described to be very opinionated and have a ‘strong point of view which she isn’t afraid to express.'” But will Norma appear on toast? That’s the real question.

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput is “grateful” a lesbian teacher was fired from her position at a Catholic high school. Do you think kissing in front of his office would help?

Now that equal marriage is the law of the land, same-sex couples continue to fight for the right to their own children. Yesterday, a federal judge ordered that Utah must list the names of a both moms on their baby’s birth certificate. A win for Angie and Kami Roe will hopefully mean a win for lesbian couples seeking the same in Arkansas and elsewhere.

Lower Dens has a new music video for their song, “Sucker’s Shangri-la.”

At Bustle: 10 Things You Need to Know about Sleeping With Women.

Amber Heard is being sued for illegally bringing her dogs to Australia.

Out entrepreneur Elissa Shevinsky tells CNN Money she makes sure everyone knows she’s a lesbian when she’s pitching them for funding because she’s tired of men thinking she wants to date them.

“I got hit on all the time. I was trying to talk business and they were trying to date me. I’ve gotten very good at navigating, but women shouldn’t have to.”

Brazilian MMA fighter Jessica Andrade says she’s been out her entire career.

“I’ve always made it very clear that I’m a homosexual. I like women. But that’s never affected me when fighting or in my personal life. I think that every interaction, in or out of fighting, is an opportunity to show that we are normal people. Our behavior isn’t defined by our sexuality. My way of communicating and caring for people, will always be the same. Being attracted to the same gender doesn’t really make us different.”

She also won a fight last night against Sarah Moras.

Realtors are realizing that LGBT seniors are in need of safe spaces to live and be themselves as they get older.

Sharon Von Etten‘s song “Words” was written specifically for Tig Notaro and the end of her documentary, Tig.

Raven-Symone says she has to wait for partner AzMarie Livingston to watch TV shows together. Stars, they’re just like us!

Jackie Cruz talked about Ruby Rose and bisexuality on Wake Up with Taylor on Sirius XM.

Ruby Rose DJ's At Pacha

Speaking of, Ruby has no idea if she’s coming back for Season 4 of Orange is the New Black.

This Wild Party montage has everything you could ever want, unless you hate musical theater.

Carmilla star Kaitlyn Alexander talked about her new series, Couple-ish, with Concrete Empire.

The Frisky writes about the “impermanence of celebrity sexuality.”

TheeSatisfaction‘s SassyBlack has a new solo EP, Personal Sunlight.

Comic book Zombie Lesbians from Outer Space is written by a dude, who explains his fascination with girl-on-girl:

“Unlike the hero of our story, Ace, I don’t watch a lot of porn. My imagination can take care of any arousal duties when needed. But, like many guys out there, the thought of two girls rubbing and kissing and fondling one another is a big turn on. Lesbians. Lesbians who ultimately want to be finished off by the real protagonist of the fantasy: me. I mean, yeah, it’s absurd. So I thought more and more about the absurdity. Not just why and how lesbians would have any interest in the male reproductive organ, but also why there were so many people out there against – and disgusted by – the idea of homosexuality, yet still were turned on by the female version of it.”

I would probably not read this because, EW.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show – Guest: Wanda Sykes (rerun) The Meredith Vieira Show – Guests: Shay Mitchell, Mel B. (rerun) The Queen Latifah Show – Guest: Melissa Etheridge (rerun) Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) Ellen (Laff 11 a.m./11:30 a.m., 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun) Regarding Susan Sontag (HBO2 11:15 a.m.) Tea with Mussolini (Movieplex 12:40 p.m.) Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) How I Met Your Mother “Band or DJ?” (FX 2 p.m., 2 a.m.) (rerun) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Frida (IndiePlex 3:20 p.m., 10:40 p.m.) V for Vendetta (Cinemax 4:45 p.m.) Buffy (ABC Family 5 p.m.) (rerun) RuPaul’s Drag Race “M.A.C. Viva Glam Challenge” (Logo 6:04 p.m.) – With Jenny Shimizu (rerun) The Jane Austen Book Club (Movieplex 8 p.m., 8:50 a.m.) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Complications “Diagnosis” (USA 9 p.m.) Mistresses “Love Is an Open Door” (ABC 9 p.m.) Masters of Sex “Parliament of Owls” (Showtime 9 p.m.) Tammy (HBO 9 p.m.) Big Brother (CBS 9:01 p.m.) Dates “Erica and Kate” (CW 9:30 p.m.) Rookie Blue “Letting Go” (ABC 10 p.m.) Hannibal “Digestivo” (NBC 10 p.m.) Under the Dome “Alaska” (CBS 10 p.m.) Ray Donovan “The Kalamazoo” (Showtime 10 p.m.) This Is Where I Leave You (HBO Zone 11:15 p.m.) The Soup “Jane Lynch” (Bravo 11:30 p.m.) (rerun) Rules of Engagement “Goodbye Dolly” (WGN America 11:30 p.m.) (rerun) Portlandia “4th of July”/”Fashion” (IFC 12 a.m./12:30 a.m.) (rerun) Friends “The One With the Breast Milk” (Nick 12:48 a.m.) (rerun) Big Brother: After Dark (Pop 1 a.m.) May (HBO Signature 3 a.m.) The Sex Monster (TMC Xtra 3:20 a.m.) Defiance “Where the Apples Fell” (Syfy 4 a.m.) (rerun) Buffy “Crush” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun) A Baby Story “Baby Smith” (Discovery Life 7:30 a.m.) (rerun) Friday Night Lights “It Ain’t Easy Being J.D. McCoy”/”Keeping Up Appearances” (Pivot 8 a.m./9 a.m.) (rerun) (Thanks Roni!)

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