Morning Brew – Jenny Shimizu and partner pose for “Vogue”

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Out filmmaker Albertina Carri defends the term dyke in an interview with The Buenos Aires Herald.

I use the word “dyke” a lot, it’s a word that defines me. And I feel these appropriations are useful.

Love queer books? Join in Cleis Press’s celebration of LGBTQ authors and stories using #outwriters all through June.

Speaking of, the Lambda Literary Awards went down in NYC last night and some of the winners were part of our AfterEllen Book Club, including Susan Choi‘s My Education (Best Bisexual Fiction) and Nicole J. Georges (Best LGBT Graphic Novel for Calling Dr. Laura). Congrats to all the honorees!

While we’re on the literary tip (my favorite kind), out authors like Dorothy Allison and Elana Dykewomon share their pride in this video.

Lily Allen would go gay for Beyonce.

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To that I say, who wouldn’t?


Yesterday Charice celebrated a year of living out and proud.

The Atlantic wonders if Orange is the New Black is too tame.

Pretty Little Liars is one of the biggest shows on Twitter. Duh, says #booradleyvancullen.

IndieWire has a feature on Breaking Through, a documentary about openly LGBT elected officials in the U.S., including Dallas County sheriff Lupe Valdez. The film is available on VOD today.

Go inside FREECITY with Nina Garduno, aka Leisha Hailey‘s ex-girlfriend.

Jenny Shimizu and fiancee Michelle Harper are part of Vogue‘s new bridal spread.


LP has a new album out today called Forever For Now.

And Sia has released a new song, too.

Excited for Pitch Perfect 2? The cast is!


Dapper D Fashions needs your help to create their line of hoodies and other androgynous wear.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, *Anne Burrell on Bethenny, Milk (Universal HD 10 a.m., 4:30 p.m.), Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her (MGM 11:45 a.m.), *Mad About You “Guardianhood” (FXX 12:30 p.m.), *The Good Wife marathon (Hallmark Movie Channel 1 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *La La’s Full Court Life “Cold Mountain” (VH1 3:15 p.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “Lunacy” (USA 4 p.m.), The Normal Heart (HBO2 4:15 p.m.), *Buffy marathon (Pivot 5 p.m., 2 a.m.), Finding Bigfoot (Animal Planet 6 p.m.), Girl Code marathon (MTV 6 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Queer As Folk (Showcase 8 p.m./9 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Degrassi “You Are Not Alone” (TeenNick 9 p.m.), The People’s Couch (Bravo 10:01 p.m.), The L Word “Longing”/”Lies, Lies, Lies” (Showcase 10 p.m./11 p.m.), Joan Jett on 2014 Golden Gods Awards (Palladia 10 p.m.), Faking It “Faking Up Is Hard to Do” (MTV 10:31 p.m.), *Joan Jett on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (HBO2 11 p.m.), *Modern Family “Fulgencio” (USA 11:01 p.m.), Stone Age “Donkey Bench” (DIY 11:30 p.m.), *Faking It marathon (MTV 11:31 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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