Morning Brew – Thurs. Feb. 21: Samantha Ronson opens up, Batwoman gets engaged

Good morning!

This weekend I’ll be in Philadelphia for an LGBT Media Conference and on Saturday night, all of the bloggers, writers and editors are hosting a meet-up at Tavern on Camac from 9-11 p.m. for readers, fans, friends, etc. AfterEllen writers Dana Piccoli, Marcie Bianco and Natalie Hope Macdonald will be joining me, and it’ll be a great time.

Actor Joy Bryant interviews Samantha Ronson in this video and she opens up about things she’s never talked about before. Like gun control. In case you ever wondered how Sam felt about it, set to jazz music.

You might want to pick up a copy of Entertainment Weekly this weekend because the cover story is called “The Surprising Power of Pretty Little Liars.”

It looks like Batwoman is going to make an honest woman out of her girlfriend Maggie. Is it weird that I have a crush on Maggie when she’s a comic book character? Sorry Batwoman.

Want to feel a little angry? Read about “a former lesbian is sharing her testimony with the world about how God opened her eyes to the truth of the Gospel and set her free from the chains of sin and unbelief.” Spoiler alert: She’s probably still a lesbian.

Jane Lynch is taking on the role of Miss Hannigan in Annie on Broadway. Jane said of the part:

I think there’s a chance here for me to show a subtler side of her, and a subtler side of myself to audiences — at least for those who think all I do is play silly dames.

Not even, Jane. I like all of your character choices.

A bisexual eighth grader Bayli Silberstein is speaking out against her school’s attempts to keep her from starting a GSA. Go girl!

Out fashion designer/stylist Patricia Field sat down for cocktails and conversation on The Sidebar.

Kalinda has to teach a trainee how to do her job on an upcoming episode of The Good Wife. Here she is meeting Robyn, played by Jess Weixler.

Congrats to out chef Marcie Turney for being a James Beard finalist for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic. She’s the chef at Barbuzzo in Philadelphia. Perhaps I will find some time to stop by while I’m in town!

Lesbian rapper Dozier has a song for you, or perhaps someone you know.

THEESatisfaction were interviewed about their style for Seattle Met magazine.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Talking Liberally with Stephanie Miller (Current 9 a.m.), *Roseanne (We 11 a.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy (Lifetime 2 p.m.), *Portlandia (IFC 2:00 p.m.), *Kourtney and Kim Take Miami (E! 3 p.m.), *How I Met Your Mother (FX 4:30 p.m.), Your Sister’s Sister (Showtime2 4:30 p.m.), *Jillian Michaels on When I Was 17 (MTV2 5 p.m.) , Chasing Amy (Showtime2 6 p.m.), Aubrey O’Day on When I Was 17 (MTV2 6:30 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Black Ink Crew marathon (VH1 7 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), Grey’s Anatomy (ABC 9 p.m.), Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell (Food Network 10 p.m.), Archer (FX 10 p.m.), *Funny or Die Presents (HBO Comedy 10 p.m.), That Sex Show (Logo 11 p.m.), Worst Cooks in America (Food Network 11 p.m.), Jolene (Showtime 12:10 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes a rerun