Morning Brew – Cara Delevingne shows off her Lady Garden


Good morning!

Out Olympians share what it was like to be gay in Rio, including USA’s Meghan O’Leary.

Cara Delevingne is the face of the Lady Garden campaign, a women’s health initiative aimed at gynecological issues. Run by “a group of British women including Gynaecological Cancer Fund founder Chloe Delevingne,” their mission is to “empower women everywhere to talk openly — without shyness or shame.”

Cara is seen rocking some TopShop sweatshirts and joggers that are benefitting GCF in the video and says:

“Everyone is beautiful and everyone deserves to be confident in themselves. And I love my lady garden. I’m going to be wearing my Lady Garden sweatshirt naked — because that’s how we should all be. In my birthday suit doing the gardening. My nickname for my lady garden is Randy Jackson.”

Lauren Conrad has a self-professed girl crush on Emilia Clarke.

A tragedy: Forbidden To See Each Other, Mumbai Lesbian Couple Attempts Suicide; One Dies.

Nonhlahla Sid is an out lesbian and a pastor in South Africa. She shares her story with News24.

Chicagoans can go see lesbian characters in a new play, Dementia Me, now through September 18. The Windy City Times says there’s an “easygoing lesbian novelist Austin (Anna Donnell) [who] harps on divorced high-powered Seattle lawyer Carolina (Katlynn Yost) for not being in better contact with their mother.”

Kristen Stewart and St. Vincent went to dinner together. To be a fly on the wall!

Secrets from Season 3 of Carmilla.

The Daily Beast talks Marcia Clark and a little bit of American Horror Story with Sarah Paulson.

New York state has just expanded the definition of parent to be more inclusive.

The A.V. Club likes InSexts almost as much as we did.

Kindred Spirits on the Roof will be of more interest to queer women than straight guys, methinks.

Lesbian museum director power couple Anne-Imelda Radice and Stephanie Stebich are featured in the Vows section of the New York Times.

Mina Murray’s Journal is an adaptation of Dracula starring a bisexual protagonist. From the press release:

In a departure from the novel, the story is driven by Mina, a young woman just discovering that real life, work, and bills are a lot scarier than she expected. But all that pales in comparison when she comes across an ancient evil, which will put her and everyone she loves in danger. Mina is 23, funny, warm, ambitious, but stuck in a boring job that doesn’t challenge her, and not particularly enjoying her current relationship either. Openly and proudly bisexual, she’s happy in her own skin, but has no idea that her housemate Lucy is secretly in love with her. Fiercely loyal, Mina would go through hell to help her friends and family ­ and she’s about to. Because she’s on a collision course with an ancient vampire: Count Dracula…

Dolly Parton talks gay friends and fans with PrideSource.

Wanda Sykes was a guest on MTV’s Ridiculousness last night, and you can catch the whole ep online.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

White Collar marathon (Universal HD 8 a.m.)

The View (ABC 11 a.m.) (rerun)

Buffy (Pivot 11 a.m.) (rerun)
Grandma (Starz 11:45 a.m., 10:30 p.m.)

Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 12 p.m.)

Empire marathon (TV One 12 p.m.)
General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) (rerun)

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

Clarence (Cartoon 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Milk (MoreMAX 5 p.m.)
Robin Williams: Behind Closed Doors (Reelz 7 p.m.) – With Margaret Cho

Steven Universe (Cartoon 7 p.m.) (rerun)

Survivor’s Remorse “The Guests” (Starz 8:30 p.m., 10 p.m., Starz Edge 1:35 a.m.)

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

Person of Interest marathon (WGN America 9 p.m.)
The Danish Girl (HBO Zone 9 p.m.)
Pride (Showcase 10:30 p.m.)
The New Adventures of Old Christine “A Decent Proposal” (TV Land 1:30 a.m.) (rerun)
Archer marathon (FXX 1:30 a.m.)
House “Lucky Thirteen” (We 2 a.m.) (rerun)
American Horror Story: Hotel “She Wants Revenge”/”She Gets Revenge” (FX 2:56 a.m./3:56 a.m.) (rerun)
White Collar “Vested Interest”/”Family Business” (Universal HD 4 a.m./5 a.m.) (rerun)
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter “Reality Showrunners” (Sundance 5 a.m.) – With Jane Lynch (rerun)
Buffy “Seeing Red”/”Villains” (Pivot 6 a.m./7 a.m.) (rerun)

Steven Universe (Cartoon 6 a.m./6:30 a.m.) (rerun)

The East (IFC 6:45 a.m.)
Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Gotta Have It” (Oxygen 7 a.m.)
Clarence (Cartoon 7 a.m./7:30 a.m.) (rerun)
White Collar “Brass Tracks”/”Empire City” (Universal HD 8 a.m./9 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)

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