Morning Brew – Evan Rachel Wood and Ellen Page premiere “Into the Forest”

Good morning!

We were at the Creative Emmys this weekend and got some really fun interviews from the red carpet. But the most exciting news to come out of the night was Jane Lynch‘s big win for Outstanding Host for a Reality Program for Hollywood Game Night. This is Jane’s third Emmy, and she used her speech to thank her late agent Gabrielle Krengel.

2015 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Press Room

Meanwhile at the Toronto International Film Festival, Evan Rachel Wood posed with out Into the Forest director Patricia Rozema and co-star Ellen Page at the premiere.

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We recently told you about a great new lez-themed film also at TIFF, called Summertime. The good news is that it’s been picked up for distribution in the U.S. by Strand Releasing, so hopefully you can see it soon. 

PinUp Girl Clothing has a butch/femme pair rocking its wares. So awesome.


Kimberly Peirce had some vagina issues on the set of Carrie.

Congrats to Nancy VanReece, Tennessee’s first-ever out lesbian to be elected to a legislative body.

Johnny Depp said he might take wife Amber Heard‘s last name

Ghanian actress Ella Mensah has played a lesbian three times on film, and says a lot of them message her on Facebook. We are so resourceful!

Ebony covers The Same Difference.

Meet the people behind the voices of Korra and Asami.

Linda Perry and Sara Gilbert have a new album of children’s music. Deer Sounds comes out September 18, and features vocals from their children and other family members.

Tracey Bloom went from Top Chef to Kim Zolciak‘s kitchen. The out chef can now be seen on Bravo’s Don’t Be Tardy for the Party, which airs Sunday nights.

Legendary musician Janis Ian and wife Patricia Snyder discuss their long-time relationship with The New York Times.

This is a cool piece on how same-sex relationships are depicted in Arabic novels.

Newsweek interviewed a couple on how one partner’s transition changed their relationship.

The Global Conservation Group is petitioning Ellen (who is a vegan!) to not use leather in her new shoe line.

The UK is offering a new lez-themed web series called She’s in London. Check out the trailer.

Today in Lesbianish TV: The Ellen DeGeneres Show Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.) Friday Night Lights “The Son” (Pivot 9 a.m.) (rerun) Golden Girls “Goodbye, Mr. Gordon” (Hallmark 9:30 a.m., 12:30 a.m.) (rerun) The View (ABC 11 a.m.) Ellen (Laff 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.) (rerun) I Am Cait marathon (E! 11 a.m.) South Beach Tow marathon (Tru TV 11 a.m.) The Parkers “Since I Lost My Baby” (Up 11:30 a.m.) (rerun) Catfish: The TV Show “Tracie & Sammie”/”Bianca & Brogan” (MTV 11:35 a.m./12:45 p.m.) (rerun) How I Met Your Mother “Band or DJ?” (FX 12:30 p.m.) (rerun) Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.) The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 2 p.m.) (rerun) Survivor’s Remorse “Homebound” (Starz In Black 2:45 p.m., 10 p.m.) Steven Universe (Cartoon 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) Ellen (Laff 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun) House Crashers “Rustic Industrial Kitchen” (DIY 4:30 p.m.) (rerun) Archer marathon (Comedy Central 6:18 p.m.) Masters of Sex “Through a Glass, Darkly” (Showtime 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.) Person of Interest “4C”/”Provenance” (WGN America 7 p.m./8 p.m.) (rerun) NCIS “Lt. Jane Doe” (USA 7 p.m.) (rerun) Last Man Standing “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (CMT 7:30 p.m.) (rerun) The Great British Baking Show “Bread” (PBS) 36 Hours “Quirky Portland” (Travel 8 p.m.) Ray Donovan “One Night in Yerevan” (Showtime 8 p.m., 10 p.m., 1:45 a.m.) The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.) Chasing Life “First Person” (ABC Family 9 p.m.) Black Ink Crew “Your Dream, My Nightmare” (VH1 9 p.m.) Faking It “Future Tense” (MTV 9:31 p.m.) Big Brother: After Dark (Pop 11 p.m.) Queer As Folk (Showcase 11 p.m./12 a.m.) (rerun) Bones “The Salt in the Wounds” (TNT 11 p.m.) (rerun) Girl Code (MTV 11:05 p.m.) Friends “The One With the Dozen Lasagnas” (Nick 11:36 p.m.) (rerun) Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted (HBO2 1 a.m.) Archer “Blood Test” (FXX 1:30 a.m.) (rerun) Last Call with Carson Daly (NBC 1:37 a.m.) – Guest: Kristen Kish Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell “Beachside Bistro” (Food Network 4 a.m.) (rerun) La La’s Full Court Life marathon (VH1 6 a.m.) Buffy “Potential” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun) Rules of Engagement “Goodbye Dolly” (TBS 6:30 a.m.) (rerun) CBS This Morning (CBS 7 a.m.) – Guest: Cat Cora Buffy “Graduation Day, Pt. 1” (ABC Family 7 a.m.) (rerun) Friday Night Lights “Toilet Bowl” (Pivot 8 a.m.) (rerun) (Thanks Roni!)

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