Morning Brew – Jodie Foster and Sharon Stone pose for “W”

Good morning! Here’s this week’s #TBT: Sandra Bernhard meeting Rosie O’Donnell‘s then partner Kelli Carpenter at an L Word premiere.

Showtime Presents the Second Season Premiere of The L Word

Lorde is on the cover of Elle for October, and inside she says she’s proud of how she inspires fans:

“People have told me that I’ve helped them feel confident, like they can say things they want to say. They can talk about feminism in class without people calling them a lesbian. That’s so amazing that I can make someone feel like that.”

How about let’s teach all her fans to not see “lesbian” as an insult?


Charice‘s mom wasn’t happy about her coming out, but it looks like she’s coming around! Charice posted a photo of her with her girlfriend, mom and male family member.

If you’ve never read Alison Bechdel‘s Fun Home, you can read it this month with The Atlantic‘s Twitter-based book club.

Chef Anita Lo is one of Out‘s Tastemakers for 2014.

The Root 100 has several rad out women on their list, including Laverne Cox, Lena Waithe, Roxane Gay, Janet Mock and Mickalene Thomas.

Tickets are still available for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality, taking place Monday, Sept. 15 at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre. The concert will featuring Sting and Patti LuPone and will be hosted by Jane Lynch. Raise your voice for equal rights globally for #LGBTI individuals!

Betsey Johnson had a very LGBT wedding themed NYFW show. I love it.

W magazine has a spread on Martin Scorsese’s Women, and it includes these two shots of Sharon Stone and Jodie Foster, who both have starred in his films.



So cool.

This season of Nurse Jackie will be its last. Showtime has cancelled the show.

CREEP‘s Lauren Flax has a new EP called Pleasure Principle, featuring vocals from Kim Ann Foxman.


If you’re as psyched about American Horror Story: Freak Show as I am, you will want to pick up the new Entertainment Weekly issue dedicated to the show.

In case you forget which Litchfield inmates have slept with others, or who wants to kill who, Vulture has this handy chart.

Out actress Vera Miao has been chosen for the prestigious Film Independent Screenwriters Lab for her script, At First, which sounds awesome. The plot:

Anna, a woman recovering from the death of her girlfriend, and Sam, a transgender man guarding his own secrets, throw themselves into one long night together through the vibrant and diverse L.A. neighborhood of Echo Park, figuring out what it means to love and be loved, without the fantasy of ever after.

"Best Friends Forever" Portraits - 2013 Sundance Film Festival

I’d love to see this one get made!

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, *The Queen Latifah Show, *The View, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), V for Vendetta (IFC 9:15 a.m.), Boys on the Side (Encore 10:30 a.m.), *Girl Code marathon (MTV 11 a.m.), The Young and the Restless (CBS 12:30 p.m.), Kicking & Screaming (HBO Family 12:35 p.m.), *Sex and the City “The Cheating Curve” (E! 1 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Golden Girls “Goodbye, Mr. Gordon” (Logo 2 p.m.), Pretty Persuasion (IndiePlex 2 p.m., 9 p.m.), *Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Miami Vices” (Oxygen 3:30 p.m., 2 a.m.), *Friends “The One with Rachel’s Big Kiss” (TBS 4 p.m.), *Law & Order: SVU “Alien” (USA 4 p.m.), The L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin (Showtime 4:15 p.m.), *Finding Bigfoot: Further Evidence “Alaska’s Bigfoot Island” (Animal Planet 6 p.m.), Jane Velez-Mitchell (HLN 7 p.m.), *Queer As Folk (Showcase 8 p.m./9 p.m.), *The Wire “The Wire” (HBO Signature 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), *The L Word “Liquid Heat”/”Lifecycle” (Showcase 10 p.m./11 p.m.), *Portlandia “Bahama Knights” (IFC 10:30 p.m.), *Ray Donovan “Snowflake” (Showtime 11:30 p.m.), *Real Housewives of New Jersey “Guilt Trip” (Bravo 11:30 p.m.), Election (Showtime2 12:10 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

*Denotes rerun