Morning Brew – Kristen Stewart celebrates Jodie Foster’s star on the Walk of Fame


Good morning!

Kristen Stewart was on hand to celebrate Jodie Foster and her new star on the Walk of Fame yesterday in Hollywood. She gave a great speech: heartfelt, smart and comical. Jodie’s speech is pretty rad as well.

Out sports journalist Kate Fagan went to Russia to talk with WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner on why they love playing there.

The Guardian talks with Somalian lesbian rapper Berlin, who had to leave Uganda after she was attacked.

Related: Footie For Freedom is a soccer tournament benefitting LGBT refugees in Europe. According to Huffington Post, “11 refugees from countries including Uganda, Libya and Malawi will take part in the tournament, alongside non-refugees.”

Beyonce released a statement letting North Carolina know that she may be playing a show there, but she’s not in support of their anti-LGBT law. Bey for President!

An Italian lesbian couple won their case allowing them to adopt one another’s children. Sadly, this does not mean this will be the case for all future same-sex couples.

Foothill High School has decided to let a lesbian couple run for prom king and queen after all. The pressure put on them from ACLU and the internet was likely influential in their change of heart.

Sports Illustrated says model Hailey Clauson is “every woman’s girl crush.” Somehow I’m not familiar.

Some great lesbian theater is happening in Chicago.

Out artist Angela Legendary released a new video for her song “No Hands.”

Long Beach Dyke March is coming up on May 20.

GLAAD is hosting a Bury Your Tropes panel at the ATX Television Festival next month with panelists Bradley Bredeweg (The Fosters), Javier Grillo-Marxuach (LostThe 100), Krista Vernoff (ShamelessGrey’s Anatomy), Carter Covington (Faking It). 

At Slate: Why Do So Many Bisexuals End Up In “Straight” Relationships?

Is lesbian character Karma MIA in the new X-men film New Mutants?

Another new trailer for The Handmaiden is even more lez. YES!

Eliza Taylor was a guest on After Dark, discussing Clarke (including her bisexuality), The 100 and there’s an exclusive clip from tonight’s episode, too.

Fran Lebowitz is with Hillary Clinton.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Hollywood Scandals “Lindsay Lohan” (Reelz 10 a.m.) (rerun)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)

The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

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

Friends “The One With Phoebe’s Rats” (TBS 4 p.m.) (rerun)
Milk (HBO Signature 4:40 p.m.)
Orphan Black “The Stigmata of Progress” (BBC America 7:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Adventure Time “Bun Bun” (Cartoon 7:45 p.m.)
Grey’s Anatomy “Mama Tried” (ABC 8 p.m.)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow “River of Time” (CW 8 p.m.)


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

The 100 “Red Sky at Morning” (CW 9 p.m.)

Orphan Black “From Instinct to Rational Control” (BBC America 10 p.m.)

The Catch “The Ringer” (ABC 10 p.m.)

Archer “Bel Panto: Part II” (FX 10 p.m.)

After the Black (BBC America 11 p.m.)

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (FXM 12 a.m.)
Tammy (HBO 1:40 a.m.)
Roseanne “Ladies’ Choice” (CMT 2 a.m.) (rerun)
Kinsey (IndiePlex 2:05 a.m.)

Buffy “Prophecy Girl” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun)

Catfish: The TV Show “Joanna & Bo” (MTV 6 a.m.) (rerun)
America’s Next Top Model – Cycle 17 marathon (Oxygen 7 a.m.)
An Unexpected Love (LMN 8 a.m.)
White Collar “On the Fence”/”Countdown” (Universal HD 8 a.m./9 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)

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