Morning Brew – Lucy Lawless is working on playing “Xena” again

Good morning! Did you have as much fun as Abby Wambach this weekend? She seemed to have the best time ever at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards.

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One thing I did this weekend was see Addicted to Fresno, which finally has a trailer! You guys will love it. Also Judy Greer won the Outfest award for Best Actress. Well deserved!

The American Journal of Public Health is reporting on sexual orientation bias within the healthcare community.

Lesbian-themed horror film Lyle is coming to VOD and DVD in September. Just in time for Halloween!

16-year-old Tirah Elliott talked with her local Lancaster, California newspaper about why being a part of her spoken word group, We Rock The Mic, is so important to her.

“Poetry speaks to my heart. It allows me to express myself and inspire others. I survived the last two years because of this program. As a lesbian, I’m such a huge advocate for equality and rights, and … I want to speak about the LGBT community.”

I believe the children are our future.

Gabriela Herman‘s lesbian mother inspired her to create a series of portraits of other adult children whose parents have come out as gay.

A young woman who was part of a campaign about how her OCD kept her from losing her virginity has come out as a lesbian.

LGBTQ nation remembers the Richmond Lesbian Feminists of Richmond, Virginia. And Vice has photos from New Zealand’s LGBT scene in the 1970s.

The city of San Diego was given a state grant of $30,000 to study the history of its local LGBT community.

Best news: Lucy Lawless not only wants to play Xena again, she’s actively working on it! She tells Den of Geek:

“I’ve been pitching that, actually. The fans really do want that, and I’ve met some people who’ve crowdfunded some things, and I’m just like, ‘Why don’t we just do that?’ It’s still about who owns the rights to Xena. But it would still be cool to do it again with Renée [O’Connor], me, Ted [Raimi], and Bruce. It’d be a fun little gig, but what that is I don’t really know.”



A young black lesbian writes about coming out and falling in love.

Ingrid Nilsen and Hannah Hart are part of The Hollywood Reporter’s Top 25 Digital Stars.

Cosmo talked with lovebirds Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne.

W magazine celebrates women looking suave in menswear.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun) Tabatha’s Salon Takeover marathon (Bravo 6 a.m.) Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Aftermath” (Oxygen 9 a.m., 2:02 a.m.) (rerun) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) Ellen (Laff 11 a.m./11:30 a.m., 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun) Grey’s Anatomy “Holidaze”/”Blink” (Lifetime 1 p.m./2 p.m.) (rerun) Set It Off (BET 1 p.m., 8:32 a.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) This Is Where I Leave You (HBO Signature 2 p.m., 11:15 p.m.) Friends “The One With Rachel’s Big Kiss” (TBS 3 p.m.) (rerun) Buffy (ABC Family 5 p.m.) (rerun) Saturday Night Live “Ellen DeGeneres;No Doubt” (VH1 Classic 6 p.m.) (rerun) Afternooon Delight (Starz Cinema 6:40 p.m.) Last Tango in Halifax “Season 3, Episode 4” (PBS) The Fosters “Faith, Hope, Love” (ABC Family 8 p.m.) Ray Donovan “Ding” (Showtime 8 p.m., 10 p.m.) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Degrassi “Watch Out Now”/”Ready or Not” (TeenNick 9 p.m./9:30 p.m.) Masters of Sex “Three’s a Crowd” (Showtime 9 p.m., 11 p.m.) Chasing Life “Life of Brenna” (ABC Family 9:01 p.m.) UnReal “Two” (Lifetime 10 p.m.) Archer “Once Bitten”/”Live and Let Dine” (Comedy Central 10 p.m./10:30 p.m.) (rerun) Big Brother: After Dark (Pop 11 p.m.) The Soup “Jane Lynch” (Esquire 11 p.m.) (rerun) Queer As Folk (Showcase 11 p.m./12 a.m.) (rerun) Rules of Engagement “Audrey’s Shower” (WGN America 11 p.m.) (rerun) Scream: The TV Series “Wanna Play a Game?” (MTV 11:34 p.m.) (rerun) ESPY Awards (ESPN2 1 a.m.) (rerun) Fried Green Tomatoes (Ovation 1 a.m.) Archer (FXX 1 a.m./1:30 a.m.) (rerun) Mulholland Dr. (HBO2 1:45 a.m.) May (HBO 2:20 a.m.) Complications “Diagnosis” (USA 3:05 a.m.) (rerun) Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell “An Interview to Remember” (Food Network 4 a.m.) (rerun) Buffy “The Body” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun) Tabatha’s Salon Takeover (Bravo 6 a.m./6:58 a.m.) (rerun) Friday Night Lights “East of Dillon” (Pivot 8 a.m.) (rerun) Stone Age “Donkey Bench” (DIY 8 a.m.) (rerun) (Thanks Roni!)