Morning Brew – “Glee” stars come out for 100th episode party

Good morning!

Let’s begin with a little #TBT. Chaz Bono, k.d. lang, Leisha Hailey and Madonna‘s queer BFF Ingrid Cesares the GLAAD Media Awards in 1998.

Chastity Bono, k.d. lang, Leisha Hailey and Ingrid Cesares (

Glee stars came out to celebrate their 100th episode on Tuesday night. They have gotten noticeably more chic over time, haven’t they?

"Glee" 100th Episode Celebration

"Glee" 100th Episode Celebration

"Glee" 100th Episode Celebration

"Glee" 100th Episode Celebration

The Daily Beast wonders where the show went wrong, and Naya Rivera confirms she’s definitely coming back to the show (at least for now).

If you’re in New York tonight, check out Winter Heat, a women’s party with celebs like Lea DeLaria, Kristen Ellis-Henderson, Heather Matarazzo, Our Lady J, Rosie Pierri and Jane Velez-Mitchell in attendance.

ABC has listed the return dates for some of your fave shows. Grey’s Anatomy is back May 15.

Meanwhile NBC renewed Chicago Fire. Yay!

Marlene King answered the question we all want to know: What about Paige?

Paige is not gone from our world — she’s definitely still a part of it. We see her in the first episode back this summer. There’s going to be an interesting Paige/Emily/Alison storyline that we’re going to explore that we’re excited about.


Netflix has picked up a new series called Grace and Frankie starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. From Indiewire: “Fonda and Tomlin play the titular longtime rivals whose lives are turned upside down when their husbands announce that they’re in love and are going to get married.” Out comic Dana Goldberg is one of the writers and, wow, I can’t wait.

2013 Women's Media Awards

Over at Slate today: “Marina and Elena: A Lesbian Love Story From Russia,” an excerpt from Masha Gessen‘s new book.

Sundance darling Dear White People has been picked up for distribution by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions, which means we could be seeing the queer-friendly comedy soon!

Looking for some spring and summer style? Check out Scout’s Honor Clothing Company, based in San Francisco.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *10 Grand in Your Hand “Kitchen Ca-Ching” (DIY 10 a.m.), *Degrassi “Hollaback Girl, Pt. 1 & 2” (TeenNick 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.), *Black Sails “VIII.” (Starz InBlack 1 p.m., 8 p.m., 10:50 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy “The Time Warp”/”Perfect Little Accident” (Lifetime 1 p.m./2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Love & Hip Hop Atlanta marathon (VH1 2:45 p.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “Mask” (USA 3 p.m.), *Finding Bigfoot (Animal Planet 5 p.m./6 p.m.), The Other Shore (Showcase 6:20 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Jane Lynch: The Big Interview (AXS TV 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Grey’s Anatomy “We Gotta Get Out of This Place” (ABC 9 p.m.), American Idol “Results Show” (Fox 9 p.m.), *Friday Night Lights “It Ain’t Easy Being J.D. McCoy”/”Keeping Up Appearances” (ESPN Classic 9 p.m./10 p.m.), *Hollywood Game Night “We’ll Need to See Your TV ID” (NBC 9:01 p.m.), Portlandia “Pull-Out King” (IFC 10 p.m.), Beat Bobby Flay “Old Dogs, New Tricks” (Food Network 10:30 p.m.), *Friends “The One with Phoebe’s Rats” (Nick 11 p.m.), Orchids: My Intersex Adventure (Showtime2 1:05 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun