Morning Brew – Amandla Stenberg breaks down sexual identity and bierasure


Good morning!

Monica Raymund is this year’s Chicago Pride Parade grand marshal.

Speaking of Pride, it’s time to celebrate!

The Navy is also part of the fun this year.

Maria Bello reads her “Coming Out as a Modern Family” essay for the Modern Love podcast.

You can still get tickets for the Lambda Literary Awards in New York next Monday. Kate Clinton hosts and Eileen Myles will be one of the year’s honorees.

Tegan and Sara talk about their new album with Nylon.

Amandla Stenberg gave advice for Rookie and was perfect, per usual. She tackles black hair, bisexuality and bi-erasure and intersectionality. Goddamn, she’s good.

Some salmon are gay, you guys.

The Coast profiles out musician Ria Mae.

You guys, there are “pussy whisperers” in the Hamptons and this piece is all about the lesbian affairs rich women are having in the summertime.

A new study found that “the number of women who’d had lesbian sex increased from 3.6 percent to 8.7 percent” between 1990 and 2014. Pat yourselves on the back!

This is everything we know about Season 7 of Pretty Little Liars. AND NONE FOR YOU, EMILY.

A young woman was stabbed in the face in Lurgan, Ireland by three people who were upset about their relationship with their female relative.

Australia’s out co-founder of the Safe Schools Coalition, Roz Ward, has been fired for a comment she made on her private Facebook page about the Australian flag.

More on the biphobia bull shit Amber Heard is having to put up with.

Vox has a detailed chart of TV character deaths from the last year, including those who identify as LGBT, women, and non-white. Guess what they found?

Related: Queer Character Survival Camp!

Lea DeLaria is loving Israeli women.

Shura has a cute new video for her single “What’s it Gonna Be?”

Slate makes a great case for why Mississippi’s anti-LGBT law probably won’t win against Roberta Kaplan.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Kissing Jessica Stein (HBO Comedy 1:40 p.m., 12:10 a.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

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

Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro (Showtime 3:30 p.m.)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow “Pilot, Part 2” (CW 8 p.m.) (rerun)

Happy Endings (Flix 8 p.m.)

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

U.S. National Team Pregame (Fox Sports 1 9 p.m.)

Game of Silence “Hey; The Truth” (NBC 9 p.m.)

Women’s International Friendly Soccer – U.S. vs. Japan (Fox Sports 1 9:30 p.m.)

Orphan Black “The Redesign of Natural Objects” (BBC America 10 p.m.)

Archer “Deadly Velvet: Part II” (FX 10 p.m.)

Code Black “In Extremis” (CBS 10 p.m.) (rerun)
Tammy (HBO Comedy 10:30 p.m.)
After the Black (BBC America 11 p.m.)
The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson (Antenna TV 11 p.m.) – From 1987 – Guest: Ellen DeGeneres (rerun)
Friends “The One With the Lesbian Wedding” (Nick 11 p.m.) (rerun)
Friday Night Lights “It Ain’t Easy Being J.D. McCoy” (ESPN Classic 11 p.m.) (rerun)
Beat Bobby Flay “Hook, Line and Sinker” (Food Network 11:30 p.m.) (rerun)
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (NBC 11:34 p.m.) – Guest: Fran Lebowitz (rerun)
Law & Order “Girl Most Likely” (Sundance 12 a.m.) (rerun)
A Family Is a Family (HBO Family 12:15 a.m.)

Margaret Cho: psyCHO (Showcase 1:30 a.m.)


Scream: The TV Series “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (MTV 2 a.m.)

Comedy Half Hour “Judy Gold” (HBO Comedy 3:45 a.m.)
Thirteen (Sundance 4:15 a.m.)
Food to Get You Laid “Roxy and Mirza” (Logo 5:04 a.m.) (rerun)
Law & Order: SVU “P.C.” (USA 7 a.m.) (rerun)
Secret Guide to Fabulous “Engagement Dinner to Remember” (Logo 7:30 a.m.) (rerun)
The People’s Couch “The Best of Bravo” (Bravo 8 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)

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