Morning Brew – Rachel Maddow gets wet for charity

Good morning! I hope you had a great weekend.

Rachel Maddow agreed to have a giant bucket of water poured on her and she neglected to wear only a white T-shirt. It was all for a good cause, though.

So good!

This new Batwoman statue available from Kotobukiya is a must-own for any fan. (Thanks Peter!)


Missy Higgins announced she’s pregnant with her fiancee. Meanwhile Sia got married at her home in Palm Springs this weekend. Congrats to the two lovely and talented songstresses from Australia.

Art Of Music Fundraiser

Out comic Susan Calman is part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her show Lady Like.


Out filmmaker Michelle Ehlen (Butch Jamie) has a new work in progress, called S&M Sally.

The National LGBT Veteran’s Memorial is finally coming together and has an official design.

Beth Ditto is on a new track with Netsky, out today!


Diana Nyad has a one woman show in L.A. this week. Looks pretty cool!

Out artist Jennifer O’Connor‘s song “When I Grow Up” is featured on a new Apple commercial.

A new project is casting LGBT community members who are in the closet.


Today in Lesbianish TV: *The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), *The Big Interview “Jane Lynch” (AXS TV 9:30 a.m.), Ghost Whisperer “‘Til Death Do Us Start” (Chiller 10 a.m.), *Roseanne “Roseanne-Feld” (We 11:30 a.m.), *Mad About You “The Finale” (FXX 12 p.m.), *Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Top Chef: Texas “Block Party” (Esquire 2 p.m.), *Sex and the City “Bay of Married Pigs” (E! 2 p.m.), *The Oprah Winfrey Show “Best of Oprah – Coming Out on the Oprah Show: 25 Years of Unforgettable Guests” (OWN 3 p.m.), Election (TMC 4:10 p.m.), *Sia on SoundClash (Palladia 5 p.m.), *Say Yes to the Dress “Day of Challenges” (TLC 5:30 p.m.), *The Fosters “The Longest Day” (ABC Family 6 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), Real Housewives of New Jersey “A Hairy Situation” (Bravo 7 p.m.), Kicking & Screaming (HBO Family 7 p.m.), Last Tango in Halifax (PBS), MasterChef “Top 11 Compete” (Fox 8 p.m.), Switched at Birth “You Will Not Escape” (ABC Family 8 p.m.), *Ray Donovan “S U C K” (Showtime 8 p.m., 10 p.m.), *White Collar “By the Book” (Universal HD 8 p.m., 11 p.m.), *Joan as Police Woman on Later… with Jools Holland (Palladia 8 p.m.), Monster (Showtime2 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), The Fosters “Girls Reunited” (ABC Family 9 p.m.), Nine for IX (ESPN2 9 p.m., 10 p.m.), *Masters of Sex “Dirty Jobs” (Showtime 9 p.m., 11 p.m.), *True Blood “May Be the Last Time” (HBO2 9 p.m., HBO 12 a.m.), *Two and a Half Men “Alan Harper, Pleasing Women Since 2003” (CBS 9:30 p.m.), Under the Dome “In the Dark” (CBS 10 p.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun