Morning Brew – Francesca Gregorini talks Portia split

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If you care to know how Francesca Gregorini‘s relationship with Portia de Rossi ended (in short, not that great), The Advocate asked for those details.

“It was pretty harrowing,” she now admits. “I’ve never really talked about it, and I want to be respectful to all the players — and, to be honest, I’ve definitely made my peace. Portia and I are friends, I’m friends with Ellen.”

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Speaking of Portia, Ellen DeGeneres recently surprised her with the truck of her dreams. Oh so lesbian.

A friend of Lou Reed‘s writes about going to a lesbian bar with his musician pal for Vanity Fair.

If you missed Danielle Brooks getting down with Jemima Kirke on Girls, the entire episode is online. Sadly, this is the last we see of “fat, gay Laura.” It was good while it lasted.

In case you’re wondering what Sarah Paulson was up to at the Golden Globes HBO after-party, she was dancing and drinking with Lena Headey and kissing her 12 Years a Slave co-star Lupita Nyong’o.


Jessica Clark, Amber Heard, Anna Paquin and all kinds of other ladies up for Maxim‘s Hottest Woman of 2014.

You can vote for Brittney Griner in Cartoon Network’s Gnarliest Newcomer category for the Hall of Game Awards, too.

The Sounds have a new video for “Hurt the Ones I Love.”

Return to Nuke Em High has some gay teen girls, as it parodies shows like Glee. Catherine Corcoran and Asta Paredes are central characters of the gory Lloyd Kaufman film.

Brandi Carlile performed the National Anthem before the Seattle Seahawks/New Orleans Saints games over the weekend and now you can bid on the jersey she wore. (It’s autographed too!)

Kimberly Peirce spoke to Salon about working with big studios on her Carrie remake, which is out on DVD this week. The good news is it seems her Butch Academy movie could be her next project! Salon says Kim “is currently working on a sex comedy ‘with a gender twist’ to be produced by Judd Apatow.”

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Jillian Michaels on The Today Show, *America’s Next Top Model – Cycle 15 marathon (Oxygen 6 a.m.), *Buffy “Into the Woods” (FX 7 a.m.), E! True Hollywood Story “Lindsay Lohan” (E! 9 a.m.), Degrassi (TeenNick 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m.), *50 Girls Who Run the World (Fuse 11 a.m., 1 p.m.-5 p.m.), *Mad About You “Fire at Riff’s” (FXX 11:30 a.m.), The Fosters “The Honeymoon” (ABC Family 12 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Iyanla: Fix My Life “Fix My Hoop Star Life” (OWN 3 p.m.), *Friends “The One with the Lesbian Wedding” (TBS 4:30 p.m.), *Finding Bigfoot (Animal Planet 5 p.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “Lunacy” (USA 5 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Pretty Little Liars “Love ShAck” (ABC Family 8 p.m.), The Biggest Loser (NBC 8 p.m.), *The Good Wife “Breaking Up”/”Two Courts” (Hallmark 8 p.m., 9 p.m.), The Children’s Hour (TCM 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), House Hunters “Washington State Ladies Struggle to Find a Brick-Free Home” (HGTV 10 p.m.), Chicago Fire “Out Wth a Bang” (NBC 10 p.m.), Buffy “The Harvest” (Pivot 10 p.m.), *Girl Code “One Night Stands; Sisters; Being Nerdy”/”Falling in Love; Nails; Being Creepy” (MTV 11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.), *Couples Therapy “Love Hurts” (VH1 11 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)