Morning Brew – “Mother, May I Sleep With Danger” remake is a lesbian vampire love story


Happy Friday!

The Guardian lists 10 Gay Works that Changed the World, as well as the gay artists and writers who transformed 20th century culture. They were also at The Dinah.

The Daily Mail also details what it’s like at the lesbian desert party.

Brandy Clark performed her new song “Girl Next Door” on Ellen.

And Brandi Carlile stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers.

Vanity Fair has a new look at the Sapphic-tinged L’Attesa.

Robin Roberts is the current cover girl for Mississippi’s tourism publication. Oh, the irony.


Selenis Leyva says Orange is the New Black Season 4 is about the rise of the Latinas.

President Obama was asked about his choice of a white dude for the Supreme Court and had this to say:

“But at no point did I say: ‘Oh, you know what? I need a black lesbian from Skokie in that slot. Can you find me one?’ he joked. “I mean, that’s just not how I’ve approached it. …Yeah, he’s a white guy, but he’s a really outstanding jurist. I’m sorry. I mean, you know, I think that’s important.”

A 16-year-old lesbian named Ny Richardson was asked to leave a McDonalds after using the women’s restroom. She didn’t have an ID on her, so the manager threatened to call the police. She told a reporterL

“I’m used to being accused of being a boy, but this time I was humiliated in front of the whole restaurant. I think his attitude was disgusting and I’m still angry about it now.”

In some good news, Colombia is legalizing same-sex marriage.

If you’re in LA this weekend, head to the Pleasure Chest on Sunday evening for a Dyke Day fundraiser with drinks and DJs, but also a spanking booth, boot blacking and a lube station.

Pretty Little Liars will return to Freeform on Tuesday, June 21 at 8 p.m.

Fox has renewed Rosewood for a second season.

The New York Post writes about TV’s dead lesbian problem.

James Franco has been working on an adaptation of the Lifetime classic Mother May I Sleep With Danger, but his version includes lesbian vampires. It will make its premiere on June 18th starring Leila George as a young woman whose lady love (Emily Meade) is a bloodsucker. Tori Spelling, who was the original star, will play the titular mother.

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This week’s Suspect had a lesbian reveal.

Buzzfeed has a lengthy piece on Tegan and Sara that includes discussion on the sexism they have faced throughout their career.

Rachael Sage has released a new track called “Try Try Try.” It’s from her forthcoming album Choreographic, out May 20th.

The Kilroys are making theater a better place for women.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Comedy Central Presents “Wanda Sykes-Hall” (Comedy Central 9 a.m.) (rerun)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards (Logo 11 a.m.)

(TMC 11 a.m., 6 p.m.)
Buffy marathon (Pivot 12 p.m.)

Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)
Chasing Amy (TMC Xtra 1 p.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

How I Met Your Mother “Big Days” (FX 2 p.m.) (rerun)

Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m., 5 a.m./5:30 a.m.) (rerun)

Chopped Canada “Snakes and Batters” (Cooking Channel 7 p.m.) (rerun)

The People’s Couch (Bravo 8 p.m.)

The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

Shameless “Familia Supra Gallegorious Omnia!” (Showtime2 10 p.m.)

Clouds of Sils Maria (TMC 10:05 p.m.)

The Walking Dead “Last Day on Earth” (AMC 11 p.m., 12:31 a.m.)

Saving Hope “Heaven Can Wait”/”Kiss Me Goodbye” (Ion 11 p.m./12 a.m.) (rerun)

Friends “The One With Two Parts, Pt. 1” (Nick 11 p.m.) (rerun)

Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.)

Under the Tuscan Sun (We 1 a.m.)
Rules of Engagement “Beating the System” (WGN America 1:30 a.m.) (rerun)
D.E.B.S. (Starz In Black 3:15 a.m.)
Law & Order: CI “Tru Love” (WGN America 4 a.m.) (rerun)
Deadly Women “Malicious Hearts” (ID 4 a.m.) (rerun)
Dr. T and the Women (Showtime2 4:35 a.m.)
I Am Cait marathon (E! 7 a.m.)
(Thanks, Roni!)