Morning Brew – Evan Rachel Wood has vintage lesbian photography hanging in her bedroom


Good morning!

Straight women are really into lesbian porn.

More than 75,000 people have signed a petition demanding Guangdong University of Foreign Studies apologize to a Chinese lesbian couple who became engaged during their graduation ceremony and were then denied their diplomas. University officials deemed the proposal “vulgar.” 

All of the sexiest films on Hulu are queer

Melania Trump‘s “lesbian photos” have been uncovered.

Ellen DeGeneres won more Teen Choice Awards last night. This time, for Choice Summer Movie Actress in Finding Dory as well as Choice Comedian. Cara Delevingne took home Choice AnTEENcipated Movie Actress while Pretty Little Liars was a big winner with Choice TV Show: Drama, Choice TV Villain (Janel Parrish), Choice TV: Scene Stealer (Sasha Pieterse), and Choice TV Actor and Actress: Drama (Ian Harding, Ashley Benson).

Ellen Page says her girlfriend is “good at all things.” Try not to get too jealous.

Related: At Elle, Evan Rachel Wood and Ellen Page talk about shooting Into the Forest together. Out director Patricia Rozema talks with SCPR about the struggles of getting the film made. And Evan is also in Architectural Digest, talking about her house in North Carolina. You’ll enjoy this bit:

“I collect photography. I like to find photographs on eBay. I found this amazing black-and-white photograph—I think it was taken in the ’40s—of two women kissing, and I blew it up and hung it in my bedroom. I thought it was so cool, especially since it was taken in a time where that was certainly not allowed.”

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Fea‘s “Feminazi” video is probably your jam.

Cameron Esposito writes about setting goals and facing disappointment at AV Club.

Denmark has granted a lesbian refugee from Uganda last minute reprieve in her request for asylum, and they will finally begin to review her case on the day she was meant to be sent back.

Game of Thrones has two more seasons to make Dany and Yara do it.

Mimi Faust and WNBA star Tamera Young are a couple maybe.

Polyester zine is pretty queer.

Chanel #3 and her queermuffs are back for Season 2 of Scream Queens.

At The Establishment: Steven Universe Made Me Gay.

A sad but true story about the late Letty M. Russell who served as pastor of the Presbyterian Church of the Ascension in East Harlem from 1959 to 1971, and how the church refuses to provide her widow, Shannon Clarkson, any of her pension.

Joce Pritchet talks with Huffington Post about the fight for LGBT rights in the South. Pre-marriage equality, Joce and her wife, Carla, were plaintiffs suing Mississippi for the right to marry.

Cara Delevingne is on the cover of British Vogue for the fifth time.


Out Olympic rugby player Jillian Potter has an inspiring story. Here it is, captured by the BBC.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) – Guest: Cara Delevingne

#BlackLove “Crash the Party” (FYI 9 a.m.) (rerun)
Friday Night Lights “East of Dillon” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun)
Big Driver (LMN 10 a.m.)
Say Yes to the Dress “Great Gown Expectations” (TLC 10:30 a.m.) (rerun)

(Starz In Black 10:45 a.m.)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Buffy (Pivot 11 a.m.) (rerun)
Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 12 p.m.)
Archer marathon (Comedy Central 12:28 p.m.)
Gaycation With Ellen Page “Jamaica”/”Brazil” (Viceland 1 p.m./2 p.m.) (rerun)
Friends “The One That Could Have Been, Pt. 1 & 2” (TBS 1:30 p.m./2 p.m.) (rerun)
Survivor’s Remorse “The Thank-You Note” (Starz 1:55 p.m., 9 p.m., 1:45 a.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Women’s Basketball – Team U.S.A. vs. Australia (NBA 2 p.m.)

Reba “Van’s Agent” (CMT 2 p.m.) (rerun)
Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Our America With Lisa Ling “Pray the Gay Away?” (OWN 3 p.m.) (rerun)
The Best Thing I Ever Made “Garlic Power” (Cooking Channel 6 p.m.) – With Anne Burrell (rerun)
Steven Universe “Gem Hunt; Greg the Babysitter” (Cartoon 7 p.m.)
The Fosters “Justify” (Freeform 8 p.m.)

Ray Donovan “Fish and Bird” (Showtime 8 p.m., 10 p.m.)

Last Man Standing “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (CMT 8 p.m.) (rerun)
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

Tiny House Nation “300 Sq. Ft. Poker Night House” (FYI 9 p.m.)

Roadies “Longest Days” (Showtime 9 p.m., 11 p.m.)

Friday Night Lights “Toilet Bowl” (ESPN Classic 9 p.m.) (rerun)
The Best Thing I Ever Ate “Chilled Perfection” (Cooking Channel 9:30 p.m.) – With Cat Cora (rerun)
V for Vendetta (WGN America 10 p.m.)
Real Housewives of New Jersey “A Life to Envy” (Bravo 12:31 a.m.)
Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Start From Scratch” (Oxygen 12:58 a.m.) (rerun)
Margaret Cho: psyCHO (Showcase 1 a.m.)
Law & Order “The Taxman Cometh” (TNT 1 a.m.) (rerun)
Rules of Engagement “Zygote” (WGN America 2 a.m.) (rerun)
Close Up With the Hollywood Reporter “Comedy Showrunners” (Sundance 3:15 a.m.) – With Nahnatchka Khan
Later… with Jools Holland (MTV Live 5 a.m.) – St. Vincent performs (rerun)
Buffy “No Place Like Home”/”Family” (Pivot 6 a.m./7 a.m.) (rerun)

(TMAX 7:50 a.m.)
Bad Dog! “Can’t Touch This” (Animal Planet 8 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)

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