Morning Brew – Lady Gaga slays Sinatra in a suit

Good morning!

Leading Senior Constable Nicki Lewis of Victoria, Australia is speaking out about the harassment she dealt with while on the police force, and how none of her peers would take her reports seriously.

Sense8 fans, Jamie Clayton is a part of this interview that touches on Season 2.

The Mary Buren Elementary School Library in Guadalupe, California will be renamed the Ellen DeGeneres Learning Center after Ellen made a $100,000 donation to help renovate the space last May.

Out lesbian fashion guru/famed stylist Patricia Field is closing her NYC store. It’s the end of an era! Her plans?

“I’d like to make a movie with a friend of mine. I’ve had many offers to do a book, but we haven’t had the time. So I don’t want to retire and just sit there – that’s not in my nature – but I really felt the need to simplify.”

A gay version of Fiddler on the Roof? Yassssss.


In other cool queer theater news, 8Players is an immersive theater experience that includes “Girls Boarding School” as a theme audience-goers can choose.

Close by in Philly, A Knee That Can Bend tells the stories of lesbians in Senegal, where homosexuality is illegal.

kneevia Orbiter

The Girl King is out today in select theaters and on DVD.

Another Love and Hip Hop star, Moneiceis rumored to be dating a woman.

Alan Carr said he once had a really awkward 2010 interview with Lindsay Lohan because he was told she wanted to talk about being a “lesbian,” but once on stage, thought his line of questioning rude. 

Out TV presenter Alice Arnold is not having boxer Tyson Fury‘s homophobia, especially because her wife, Clare Balding, will be the one handing out the award of BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year, and Tyson is up for the honor. 

Lady Gaga knows how to wear a suit and she did it while singing Frank Sinatra so….swoon. 

Queen Latifah is going to star in Empire creator Lee Daniels‘ new show about an all-female singing group in Atlanta. Queen will play the group’s mentor and the owner of a beauty salon. I loved her in Beauty Shop so I think this will be fine as long as Ilene Chaiken is not involved.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Meredith Vieira Show – Guest: Jane Lynch
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Saturday Night Live (Comedy Central 10:27 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 marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)

Last Man Standing “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (CMT 1:30 p.m.)

The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

Bones “The Passenger in the Oven” (TNT 2 p.m.) (rerun)

Adventure Time (Cartoon 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Friday Night Lights “A Sort of Homecoming”/”The Son” (Pivot 5 p.m./6 p.m.) (rerun)

Born Again Virgin “Off to See the Wizard” (TV One 5 p.m., 9:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Scream Queens “Dorkus; The Final Girl(s)” (Fox 8 p.m.)

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

Manhattan “Brooklyn” (WGN America 9 p.m.)

Cruel Intentions (Starz Edge 10:10 p.m.)
The Normal Heart (HBO 10:45 p.m.)

2 Broke Girls “And the Taste Test” (TBS 12 a.m.) (rerun)
Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.)

Behind the Story with the Paley Center “Jane the Virgin” (Sundance 2:15 a.m.)
Sweat Inc. (Spike 3 a.m.)

Work Out New York “Survival of the Fittest” (Bravo 6 a.m.)

Buffy “Enemies” (Pivot 6 a.m.) (rerun)

Big Driver (LMN 8 a.m.)
(Thanks, Roni!)