Morning Brew – Kristen Stewart wins National Society of Film Critics award for “Clouds of Sils Maria”

Good morning! Happy 2016!

A lesbian couple in Belfast had one of the first babies of the new year.

At Slate: What it’s like to be an ex-Mormon lesbian.

Reverend Mpho Tutu married partner Professor Marceline Furth in a private ceremony in the Netherlands last Wednesday. The daughter of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and her new wife will also celebrate in  South Africa in May.

UK Black Pride founder Phyll Opoku-Gyimah turned down an invitation from the Queen to be honored as a Member of the British Empire for her service to the community. Phyll said she finds “the legacy of British colonial rule … ‘toxic.'”

Phyllis Nagy talked Carol and queer cinema with SBS.

Another day, another straight woman who thinks lesbians have life easier. This time, it’s a UK reality star named Charlotte Crosby.

Abby Wambach will be campaigning for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire this week.

Lily-Rose Depp is on the cover of LOVE this month.


The Westfield Times writes about the trajectory of the LGBT rights movement.

The Daily Beast writes about bisexuals being “shut out of the LGBT club.” Also at the Beast, gay and lesbian bars in Russia are able to be “stolen” because of the country’s homophobic laws.

Prepare to be SHOCKED: 10 Famous Girl-on-Girl Kisses that Shocked Fans.

The band Studio Killers have a song about crushing on their best friend, “Jenny.”

Kristen Stewart looked suave and sexy in a white suit at an IFC screening of The Clouds of Sils Maria last night. Speaking of, Kristen won Best Supporting Actress from the National Society of Film Critics.

In other awards news, Carol star Cate Blanchett was honored with the Desert Palm Achievement Award at the Palm Springs Film Festival.

DJ Samantha Ronson is going to be spinning at the Dinah this year.


Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show – Guest: Natasha Lyonne (rerun)

The Wendy Williams Show – Guests: The cast of The Royals (rerun)
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

D.E.B.S. (Encore 8:50 a.m.)

House Crashers “Rustic Industrial Kitchen” (DIY 10 a.m.) (rerun)
Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 10:30 a.m.) (rerun)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) – Guest: Jane Lynch

Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)
New Girl “Bully”/”Injured” (TBS 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Steven Universe “The Answer; Too Far” (Cartoon 5:30 p.m.)

Adventure Time “Finn the Human; Jake the Dog” (Cartoon 7 p.m.) (rerun)
This Is Where I Leave You (HBO Zone 7:10 p.m.)

Episodes (Showtime2 7:30 p.m./8 p.m.) (rerun)
Whose Line Is It Anyway? “Heather Morris” (CW 8 p.m.) (rerun)
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

Archer (Comedy Central 9 p.m./9:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Milk (HBO 9:45 p.m.)

Friends “The One With the Metaphorical Tunnel” (Nick 11:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.)
Cougar Town “Time to Move On” (TBS 2 a.m.) (rerun)

Buffy “The ‘I’ in Team”/”Goodbye Iowa” (Pivot 5 a.m./6 a.m.) (rerun)

Schaap One on One “Martina Navratilova” (ESPN Classic 5 a.m.) (rerun)
The Writers’ Room “Pretty Little Liars” (Sundance 6 a.m.) (rerun)
But I’m a Cheerleader (Starz Cinema 7:05 a.m.)
(Thanks, Roni!)