Morning Brew – Wednesday, October 6: Christina Hendricks is flattered women hit on her, Patricia Clarkson relives “High Art”

Morning guys!

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Christina Hendricks tells Harpers Bazaar she gets hit on all the time — by both sexes.

“Women hit on me. My husband thinks it’s so odd that so many women hit on me. I think it’s so flattering.”

Your husband must not understand how lesbians work, Christina. Advise him to read our Hot 100 List and he’ll see we love beautiful, smart, talented women.

A while back I told you about a documentary called Hood to Coast. It follows four teams on an epic relay race and one team has a lesbian named Rachel.

Where can you see this film? On Jan. 11, there will be a special nationwide screening. Check for where it’s playing near you.

Some more It Gets Better videos for your liking:

If you’re still unsure how to help but want to do something, I suggest reading Sinclair Sexsmith‘s piece for on the subject.

Hammer Films is making a foray into books and they’re starting with publishing one by Jeanette Winterson. Not too shabby!

Tonight on LA Ink, the cameras follow Kat Von D as she auctions off a tattoo at the LA Gay & Lesbian Center’s An Evening With Women. What celesbians shall we see? (TLC 10 p.m.)

While at The New Yorker Festival this week, Patricia Clarkson talked about her career, including playing a lesbian in High Art. The New York Times writes:

This remarkable actress winced to watch her own clips, and seemed unaware this would even be part of the programme. Two were from Lisa Cholodenko‘s High Art, where we saw her as Greta, Ally Sheedy‘s bitter junkie lover, writhing in bed and falling asleep in a bar. (Clarkson’s great aunt went to see it and remarked that if she’d been asked to play a German, lesbian heroin addict she might have agreed to one out of three. It may remain her best performance.)


ABC Family has canceled Huge, an amazing show about a fat camp written by out lesbian Savannah Dooley and her mom, Winnie Holzman. But all is not lost, yet: is starting a campaign to save the show. Sign yourself up to bring it back to TV!

On your TV today: lesbian-themed re-runs of Will & Grace (Lifetime 8 a.m.) , Desperate Housewives (Lifetime 12 p.m.) ,Still Standing (ABC Family 12 p.m.),
Ally McBeal (Reelz Channel 4 p.m.) and Reba (Lifetime 5:30 p.m.). All new America’s Next Top Model (CW 8 p.m.), Hellcats (CW 9 p.m.) and The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m. and midnight) (Thanks Roni!)

Come back for lots more today. XO.