Morning Brew – Jennifer Morrison and Lana Parrilla talk Swanqueen

Good morning! Happy New Year’s Eve!

Phyllis Lyon and Jewelle Gomez talk about the year in LGBT advancement with the Bay Area Reporter.

OK magazine is pretty sure Kendall Jenner is a lesbian, mostly because she’s friends with Cara Delevingne.

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A student at the University of New Mexico wrote a homophobic school paper on Desert Hearts and her professor refused to grade it, calling it “hate speech.” The student was allowed to sue the school at first, but the judge has decided that she made an error in judgement, and the case is now dismissed.

One reason Grace & Frankie is so good: there are two gay women and two gay men in the writers’ room.

The Best Queer Fiction of 2015 includes some great reads by women.

The Telegraph lists LGBT women who defined 2015.

Jennifer Morrison and Lana Parilla talked with EW about Swanqueen. A quote from Lana:

“I always see their relationship as best friends and sisters. I’m nervous to say that because there are so many SwanQueens out there that see something else, and I don’t want to take that away from them.”  

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Lynn Breedlove spoke about Homobiles, their LGBT ride service, on The Moth.

How Google sees lesbian vs. lesbians, bisexual, trans, etc.

HuffPo lists the top villains of the year, including Kim Davis.

Daily Xtra has the best international LGBT stories from 2015.

EW has a first look at Finding Dory.

UK YouTubers will celebrate LGBT History Month in February.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)

The Rachael Ray Show – Guest: Anne Burrell
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Then and Now with Andy Cohen marathon (Bravo 8:58 a.m.)
The Walking Dead marathon (AMC 9 a.m.)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.) – Guests: The cast of How to Get Away With Murder (rerun)

Ellen “Just Coffee?”/”G.I. Ellen” (Laff 11 a.m./11:30 a.m.) (rerun)

But I’m a Cheerleader (IndiePlex 11:15 a.m.)
WNBA Finals – Minnesota at Indiana, Game 3 (ESPN Classic 12 p.m.) (rerun)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.) (rerun)

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

Ellen (Laff 4 p.m./4:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Tammy (MoreMAX 5:20 p.m.)

A Toast to 2015! (NBC 8 p.m.) – With Margaret Cho

Drunk History “Sports Heroes” (Comedy Central 8 p.m.) (rerun)

Friends “The One With the Birth” (Nick 11:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Drunk History “Journalism” (Comedy Central 11:31 p.m.) (rerun)
Lewis Black and Friends (AXS TV 1 a.m.) – With Wanda Sykes (rerun)

Drunk History “New Mexico” (Comedy Central 1:01 a.m.) (rerun)

Friends “The One With the Breast Milk” (Nick 1:06 a.m.) (rerun)

Late Night with Seth Meyers (NBC 1:33 a.m.) – Guest: Paula Pell (rerun)
V for Vendetta (HBO2 2 a.m.)
Best in Show (HBO Comedy 3:35 a.m.)

Buffy “Doomed”/”A New Man” (Pivot 5 a.m./6 a.m.) (rerun)

Top Chef marathon (Bravo 6 a.m.)

Portlandia marathon (IFC 6 a.m.)
Catfish: The TV Show “Chitara & Priscilla” (MTV 7 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)