Morning Brew – “Freeheld” gets a release date

Good morning!

Great news: We can now start the countdown to Freeheld this fall. The film will open in limited cities on October 2 and nationwide October 16. YAY! According to the official Facebook page, the trailer is coming “soon.”


One gay woman thinks lesbians still aren’t taken seriously.

A lesbian feminist wants to know if it’s OK to go to Hooters and strip clubs. The answer: You can go anywhere you want!

WWD profiled Erika Linder, where she talked about shooting the racy Tom Ford campaign.

They were like, “You’re gonna make out with this girl [in the shoot].” At first, I was like, “What does she look like?” They were like, “Really?” So they sent a picture. I was like, “Yeah, she’s alright. I could do that.”

What a job!

I love this Gertrude Stein-inspired writing from Myriam Gurba.

“A Rosie O’Donnell is a Rosie O’Donnell is a Rosie O’Donnell is a Rosie O’Donnell.”

Smith College has finally decided trans women are allowed admittance to their all-girl school.

Beth Ditto is working on something with both Cara Delevingne and Kristen Wiig and I’m dying to know what it its!

Speaking of Cara, we have out first shot of the cast of Suicide Squad and you can barely recognize her!


Madonna‘s weird reaction to kissing Drake at Coachella: “I kissed a girl and I liked it.”

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) White Collar marathon (Universal HD 10 a.m., 2 a.m.) Buffy “Amends” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) – Guest co-host: Raven-Symone The Other Shore (Showcase 12:05 p.m.) Chloe (IndiePlex 12:05 p.m., 10:40 p.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Talk to Al Jazeera “B-52s’ Kate Pierson” (Al Jazeera America 4 p.m.) Friends “The One With the Birth” (TBS 4:30 p.m.) (rerun) Guy’s Grocery Games “Battle America!” (Food Network 6 p.m.) (rerun) Veronica Mars “Versatile Toppings” (Pivot 7 p.m.) (rerun) Call the Midwife (PBS) Front and Center “Bob DiPiero Featuring Brandy Clark” (PBS) 2 Broke Girls “And the Minor Problem” (CBS 8 p.m.) Gotham “All Happy Families Are Alike” (Fox 8 p.m.) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: Live (Palladia 8 p.m.) (rerun) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Jane the Virgin “Chapter Twenty One” (CW 9 p.m.) Cucumber & Banana (Logo 10 p.m.) Archer “Movie Star”/”Stage Two” (Comedy Central 10 p.m./10:30 p.m.) (rerun) The Returned “Helen” (A&E 10:01 p.m.) Monster (TMC Xtra 11 p.m.) True Life “I’m the Black Sheep” (MTV 11:30 p.m.) (rerun) Late Show with David Letterman (CBS 11:35 p.m.) – Guest: Brandi Carlile Jack & Diane (Showtime Beyond 11:40 p.m.) Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC 12:36 a.m.) – Guest: Lily Tomlin Degrassi marathon (TeenNick 4 a.m.) Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell “Re-Branding a Restaurant” (Food Network 4 a.m.) (rerun) Pretty Persuasion (Starz Comedy 5:15 a.m.) Newlyweds: The First Year marathon (Bravo 6 a.m.) A Baby Story “Baby Sipple Golcher” (Discovery Life 7:30 a.m.) (rerun) Funny Girls marathon (Oxygen 7:56 a.m.)