Morning Brew – Ellen Page asks Julianne Moore for her number in the first “Freeheld” clip

Good morning! Happy Thursday.

Huffington Post has the exclusive first clip from Freeheld. It’s a really cute scene of Stacie (Ellen Page) asking Laurel (Julianne Moore) for her number. Check back on Monday for our review!


A bi-national lesbian couple are raising money to hire an immigration lawyer so they can return to the U.S.

Briana Popour was expelled for wearing a T-shirt that said “Nobody knows I’m a lesbian” to her South Carolina high school.

Jen Johnson and Serafina Palandech of Hip Chick Farms made Food & Wine‘s list of The Most Innovative Women in Food & Drink.

Angel Haze released a new track called “Moonrise Kingdom” and it’s so good!

On the flipside, pop singer Manika‘s new single is called “I Might Go Lesbian” and she promises a video is coming. Oh brother.

Sia is making a movie, and it’s going to star Maddie Ziegler, of course!

Refinery29 has beautiful photographs of a cross-cultural wedding. Congrats Rashmee and Stephanie!

Ellen DeGeneres is designing shoes next because of course she is! The line will include sneakers and “fans can expect the ED shoe collection to feature leather, suede, denim, canvas and even linen options, all ranging from $80 to $300 a pair, next spring.” The current ED line will premiere in Bergdorf Goodman during New York Fashion Week.

Cookie Lyons is sooo going to get it on with Mimi (aka Marisa Tomei) on Empire. Mostly because Ilene Chaiken owes us.


Peaches and Margaret Cho have heard so many songs about women with their T&A out, so they created “Dick in the Air.” (Mildly NSFW.)

Out artist Lowell‘s new video for “Ride” features Icona Pop. Girl biker gang FTW!

NBC New York talks with the Alisons of Fun Home.

Check out this new project from and about the late Alex Sichel, who directed All Over Me.

Ruby Rose is a Ronda Rousey fan.

Buzzfeed interviewed Christine of Christine and the Queens.

Courtney Barnett shares what records she has in her bag. (Yesss Joan Jett)!

Jessica Jones is coming and we finally have a date to count down to: November 20th! We were already looking forward to seeing Carol the same day, so prepare yourself for all kinds of great stuff at the end of November.

Kirsten Vangsness was a judge on last night’s Steampunk’d, a fashion competition show on GSN.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) Friday Night Lights “The Giving Tree” (Pivot 9 a.m.) (rerun) Law & Order: SVU “Alien” (USA 10 a.m.) (rerun) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) Ellen (Laff 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.) (rerun) Snapped “Nicole Abusharif” (Reelz 12 p.m.) (rerun) Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.) Bones “The Skull in the Sculpture” (TNT 1 p.m.) (rerun) This Is Where I Leave You (HBO Signature 1:15 p.m., 12:30 a.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) (rerun) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) I Am Cait marathon (E! 3 p.m., 12 a.m.) Steven Universe (Cartoon 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) Bones “The Passenger in the Oven” (TNT 3 p.m.) (rerun) Kissing Jessica Stein (Cinemax 3:10 p.m.) Ellen (Laff 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun) Will & Grace “Swimmin’ Pools…Movie Stars” (Logo 5 p.m., 1:29 a.m.) (rerun) Survivor’s Remorse “M.V.P.” (Starz Edge 7:25 p.m., 10 p.m., 12 a.m.) South Park “Tom’s Rhinoplasty” (Comedy Central 7:26 p.m.) (rerun) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Masters of Sex “High Anxiety” (Showtime2 9 p.m.) Scandal “A Few Good Women” (ABC 9 p.m.) (rerun) Big Brother (CBS 9:01 p.m.) Ray Donovan “The Octopus” (Showtime2 10 p.m., Showtime 3:45 a.m.) Person of Interest marathon (WGN America 10 p.m.) Later… with Jools Holland (Palladia 10 p.m.) – Savages perform (rerun) Comedy Bang! Bang! “Weird Al Yankovic Wears a Different Hawaiian Shirt” (IFC 10:30 p.m.) – Heather Morris guest stars The Sex Monster (Flix 11:35 p.m.) Friends “The One With the Sonogram at the End” (Nick 11:36 p.m.) (rerun) Big Brother: After Dark (Pop 1 a.m.) My Summer of Love (TMAX 2:55 a.m.) Buffy “Bring On the Night” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun) Buffy “Choices” (ABC Family 7 a.m.) (rerun) The Big Interview “Jane Lynch” (AXS TV 8 a.m.) (rerun) Deadly Women “Malicious Hearts” (ID 8 a.m.) (rerun) (Thanks Roni!)