Morning Brew – Hunter Valentine’s “Nowhere to Run” video calls out bullies

Happy Friday!

RawStory has a piece about a parole officer who was fired for calling out his superior on his derogatory insults against lesbians. He is now suing his former employers.

Is Nicholas Sparks homophobic and racist? If that’s true, we might need to stop watching The Notebook. (Thanks Nancy!)

Tania Katan hosts a web series for the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art called Out of the Cubicle.

Abby Wambach and other top American and Brazilian soccer stars have filed a lawsuit against FIFA and Canada for their use of turf instead of grass in the 2015 World Cup. Turf causes more injuries and also changes the pace of the game.

A new book about Virginia Woolf‘s lover is coming out October 9: Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West.

How do you know if a girl is a lesbian? This song from Ally Hills should help.

Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl? is a children’s book that aims to help youngins understand gender expression.

If you missed Melissa Etheridge on The View yesterday, she performed “Monster” and talked with old friend Rosie O’Donnell.

HEMMING (aka Candice from Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project) is going on tour with Rachel Yamagata this fall. She just released this new music video for “Hard on Myself,” too.

Her MOB castmates, Hunter Valentine, also have a new video for “Nowhere to Run,” which is a collaboration with STOMP Out Bullying.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Jane Velez-Mitchell on The Wendy Williams Show, The View (ABC), Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *Mad About You “Ovulation Day” (FXX 9 a.m.), *House “Charity Case” (Universal HD 12 p.m., 5 p.m.), Imagine Me & You (MovieMAX 12:05 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), *House “After Hours” (Universal HD 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Notes on a Scandal (Logo 4 p.m.), *I Found the Gown “Label Lust & Mama Drama” (TLC 4:30 p.m.), *Guy’s Grocery Games “Food Network All-Stars Take to the Aisles” (Food Network 5 p.m.), Chloe (Starz Edge 5:20 p.m.), *Night Court “Passion Plundered” (Encore Classic 5:30 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Family Tree “The Austerity Games” (HBO Comedy 7 p.m.), *Masters of Sex “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” (Showtime 8 p.m., 1:15 a.m., Showtime2 10 p.m.), *Man Caves “Jenna Wolfe’s Father’s Day Man Cave” (DIY 8:30 p.m.), *Modern Family “Schooled” (USA 8:30 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *Gotham “Selina Kyle” (Fox 9 p.m.), *Ray Donovan “The Captain” (Showtime2 9 p.m., Showtime 2:15 a.m.), *Friends “The One Where Underdog Gets Away” (TV Land 11 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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