Morning Brew – Tatiana Maslany gets nominated for a SAG Award

Good morning!

Out artist Catey Shaw has a holiday song called “Cuddle Up.” Add it to your playlist! 

If you want even more Christmas listening, Kathryn Lounsbery has covered some classics on her new album, Homeland for the Holidays.

Rizzoli & Isles has been renewed for a sixth season. Celebrate by kissing your BFF.


Yahoo has a great piece on a nurse trying to make hospitals and doctor’s offices more friendly places for lesbian and bi women. 

Congrats to Tatiana Maslany on her SAG nomination! The Orphan Black star is up for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series. Also up for awards: Uzo Aduba, Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series; Rachel Brosnohan as part of House of Cards, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series; and all of Orange is the New Black for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

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Speaking of awards, the NAACP also announced their nominees for their 2014 Image Awards. Grey’s Anatomy and House of Cards face off in Outstanding Drama Series, Orange is the New Black is up for Outstanding comedy and Uzo is also up for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy with her co-stars Laverne Cox, Adrienne C. Moore and Lorraine Toussaint are nominated for Supporting Actress. Out OITNB writer Sara Hess is also nominated for her episode “It Was the Change.”

Sara with Uzo at the EmmysBvQPg7HCEAAjy6_via Twitter

Comic Dana Goldberg stars in this new BlueParrott ad.

Vulture suggests watching Wentworth, which is now available on Netflix.

Sarah Paulson has been cast as prosecuting attorney Marcia Clark in Ryan Murphy‘s American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson. Out Hunger Games producer Nina Jacobson is also part of the new series, although I don’t think there’s anything too Sapphic about this real life story.

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Rebecca Levi makes really cool embroidery art that comments on gender and sexuality.

PRI has a cool piece on Turkey’s bisexual Twitter activist, Meryem (not her real name).

New York’s LGBT Center is getting a facelift but keeping elements of its historic past.

Alice Arnold writes about finally getting to marry her boo, Clare Balding, as civil partnerships convert to marriages in the UK today.

This year’s Oscars should be pretty gay, with host Neil Patrick Harris having two hilarious lesbians on his writing team: Liz Feldman and Paula Pell.

Kristen Kish looks delicious on the cover of Cherry Bombe.


I am really loving Kate McKinnon‘s blazer in this SNL promo. Also, amazing awkward dancing.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.), Sara Gilbert on CBS This Morning (CBS) , The Other Shore (Showtime Extreme 9:30 a.m.4:20 p.m.), *Malcolm & Eddie “Sibling Rivalry” (Centric 10 a.m.), The View (ABC), *South Beach Tow marathon (TruTV 11 a.m.), *Rookie Blue marathon (Ion 1 p.m.), Goldfrapp on Later… with Jools Holland (Palladia 1 p.m.), Roseanne “Roseanne-Feld” (We 1:30 p.m.), The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.), *Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.), *Will & Grace “Dyeing Is Easy, Comedy Is Hard” (We 2 p.m., Logo 7:30 p.m.), Best in Show (Sundance 3:15 p.m.), The Children’s Hour (MGM 3:50 p.m.), Top Chef marathon (Bravo 5 p.m.), *Reba “Van’s Agent” (CMT 5:50 p.m.), Arrow “The Climb” (CW 8 p.m.), Regarding Susan Sontag (HBO2 8 p.m.), The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.), South Beach Tow: Bernice’s Top Twenty (TruTV 9:30 p.m.), Top Chef “Clean Up in Aisle 2!” (Bravo 10 p.m.), Girl Code “Freshman Year” (MTV 11:08 p.m.), *Billy on the Street (Fuse 12:30 a.m.), 2014 Golden Gods Awards (Palladia 12:30 a.m.), *Law & Order “Panic” (We 2 a.m.), *Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)

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