Morning Brew – Japan is getting a lesbian TV series about step-sisters who fall in love

Good morning!

A former married couple tells the story of their relationship and its demise in the New York Times series, Unhitched.

Japan is getting its own lesbian TV drama! Transit Girls is premiering on November 7th and “tells the story of two girls, aged 18 and 21, who become stepsisters when their parents remarry. The girls, played by actresses Sairi Ito and Yui Sakuma, clash at first but then fall in love.” 


NY Mag delves into agender, aromantic and asexual identities.

Out Tough Enough competitor Daria Berenato has signed a contact with the WWE.

Eileen Myles is interviewed by a friend in The LA Times.

Laverne Cox will star in Fox’s new Rocky Horror reboot!

The Toast imagined what it would be like if Emily Gilmore was a late-in-life lesbian. I’m strongly hoping for any kind of lesbian character on the return of Gilmore Girls.

Bridget Regan is not only back on Jane the Virgin this season, but she’s definitely returning to Agent Carter AND has been cast as a Navy Intelligence Officer on The Last Ship. I’m strongly hoping she shares the screen with out lesbian Lt. Alisha Granderson.

Diana Nyad writes about why aging is awesome. Her new memoir, Find a Way, is out now.

In case you want to nail that Ruby Rose look for Halloween.

Maxim interviews a woman who had a threesome with her friend and a sex club.

Jillian Michaels stopped by Wendy Williams this week where she awkwardly tried to explain why she doesn’t want to get married to partner Heidi Rhoades.

Amber Rose is a fan of Amy Schumer, telling GQ

“She’s sick, she’s dope and she’s a really good kisser.”


HuffPost Live hosted a conversation on bisexuality yesterday.

Switched at Birth has been renewed for a third season. The show has two lesbian characters: Hilary and Natalie.

Australian-based lezzie series Starting From Now is coming back for two new seasons and they need extras!

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

The Today Show (NBC 7 a.m.) – With Jenna Wolfe

Friday Night Lights “A Sort of Homecoming” (Pivot 9 a.m.) (rerun)

Boy Meets World “Shallow Boy” (ABC Family 9 a.m.) (rerun)

Saturday Night Live (Comedy Central 10:02 a.m./11:02 a.m.) (rerun)

Tammy (HBO2 10:50 a.m.)

The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Ellen (Laff 11 a.m./11:30 a.m., 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Archer marathon (Comedy Central 12:10 p.m.)

Doll & Em (HBO 12:50 p.m., HBO2 11 p.m.)

The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

Don’t Be Tardy… marathon (Bravo 2 p.m.)

Vanishing of the Bees (Pivot 2 p.m.) – Narrated by Ellen Page

Sex and the City “Defining Moments”/”What’s Sex Got to Do With It?”/”Ghost Town” (E! 2 p.m./2:30 p.m./3 p.m.) (rerun)

The Haunting of… “Tatum O’Neal” (LMN 5 p.m.) (rerun)

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: Live (Palladia 5 p.m.) (rerun)

Say Yes to the Dress “Day of Challenges” (TLC 5:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Law & Order “Panic” (Sundance 7 p.m.) (rerun)

Steven Universe (Cartoon 7:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Survivor’s Remorse “Guts” (Starz Edge 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m., 12:30 a.m.)

Grey’s Anatomy “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (ABC 8 p.m.)

The Vampire Diaries “Age of Innocence” (CW 8 p.m.)

Inside the Actors Studio “Sarah Silverman” (Bravo 8 p.m.)

Botched “Dr. Nassif Saved My Life” (E! 8 p.m.) (rerun)

The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)

E.d. on Air by Ellen DeGeneres (QVC 9 p.m.)

Nurse (TMC 9:35 p.m.)

How to Get Away With Murder “Meet Bonnie” (ABC 10 p.m.)

Don’t Be Tardy… “A Big Splash” (Bravo 10 p.m.)

The Simpsons “Four Regrettings and a Funeral” (FXX 11 p.m.) (rerun)

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (Comedy Central 11:31 p.m.) – Guest: Lucy Lawless

Margaret Cho: psyCHO (Showtime 12 a.m.)

The Drew Carey Show “Two Girls for Every Boy” (Laff 12:30 a.m.) (rerun)

A Family Is a Family (HBO Family 3:20 a.m.)

Buffy “Reptile Boy”/”Halloween” (Pivot 5 a.m./6 a.m.) (rerun)

Friday Night Lights “The Son” (Pivot 8 a.m.) (rerun)

(Thanks Roni!)