Morning Brew- Tatiana Maslany talks Cosima, Delphine and being an LGBT ally

Good morning and happy Thursday!

Netflix has renewed Grace and Frankie for a second season.


Patricia Highsmith is having the best year ever! Too bad she’s not alive to see it. Her series, Ripley, is being adapted into a television show.

Bisexual rapper Azealia Banks is going to star in an 8 Mile-esque film about an aspiring female rapper. RZA will direct the project, which i called It Doesn’t Have to Rhyme.

The Fab Femme reports that popular web series Between Women is making a triumphant return.

Danielle Brooks has been cast as Sofia in the upcoming Broadway revival of The Color Purple. Talk about must-see!


Nigeria has a new LGBT podcast called NoStrings.

In Kenya, 17-year-old girls that were kicked out of their high school for lesbianism are suing the powers that be because they were only “studying” together.

Tatiana Maslany talked about LGBT aspects of Orphan Black with GLAAD. She tears up while talking about being an ally because she is ADORABLE. She did the same thing when I talked with her at Comic-Con last year. She’s legit passionate about us. THE FEELING IS MUTUAL, TAT!

Two new NYC exhibits about Frida Kahlo celebrate the queer artist.

Do you love Tegan and Sara‘s jawlines enough to read haikus about them?

Trans artist/actor D’Lo writes about coming out three times in The Guardian.

IndieWire interviewed Christian Zeidler, the director of Portrait of a Serial Monogamist. She loves High Art!

Out TV writer Ali Adler has advice for everyone in her new book How to Fuck a Woman.


The Day That She Died is a series of short films about LGBTQ suicide and needs your help to get made.

Julianne Moore supports marriage equality and it would be really fucking weird if she didn’t.

San Francisco Gate profiled out rapper Micah-Tron.

Lesbian Bond villain Pussy Galore is returning to a new James Bond novel called Trigger Mortis.

Philiane Phang‘s film about corrective rape is going to be really important. Check out Blood is Upon Them.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun) Kelly & Michael – Guests: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts The Meredith Vieira Show – Guest: Jane Lynch (rerun) Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) Buffy “Beer Bad” (Pivot 10 a.m.) (rerun) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) – Guest co-host: Raven-Symone; Guest: Maria Bello; a performance from Fun Home Inside Amy Schumer “Gang Bang” (Comedy Central 12:07 p.m.) (rerun) Milk (Universal HD 12:23 p.m., 5:30 p.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Vanishing of the Bees (Pivot 2 p.m.) – Narrated by Ellen Page Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Thirteen (IndiePlex 2:15 p.m., 9 p.m.) Bessie (HBO2 4:30 p.m.) Cruel Intentions (Encore 4:45 p.m.) But I’m a Cheerleader (Starz Cinema 7 p.m.) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Chopped “All-Stars Tournament: Grand Finale” (Food Network 9 p.m.) – Anne Burrell competes Lost Girl “Here Comes the Night” (Syfy 10 p.m.) Portlandia “The Story of Toni and Candace”/”The Fiance” (IFC 12 a.m./12:30 a.m.) (rerun) The Last Ship “Trials”/”No Place Like Home” (TNT 12 a.m./1 a.m.) (rerun) Nurse (TMC 1:40 a.m.) Basic Instinct (Sundance 3 a.m.) Tea with Mussolini (Movieplex 3:45 a.m.) The East (MoreMAX 4:45 a.m.) Comedy Bang! Bang! “Nick Offerman Wears a Green Flannel Shirt and Brown Boots” (IFC 6 a.m.) – With Kate McKinnon (rerun) The Other Shore (Showcase 6:15 a.m.) Maron “The Request” (IFC 6:45 a.m.) (rerun) Illegal Love (Logo 7 a.m.) Pariah (AMAX 7:30 a.m.) (Thanks Roni!)