Morning Brew – “Girl Meets World” star Rowan Blanchard says she identifies as queer

Good morning and Happy Martin Luther King Day! I hope you are reading this from not-work.

Let’s start with some great news out of Netflix day from TCA yesterday. Jessica Jones has been renewed for a second season! I grabbed some time with Carrie-Anne Moss so check back for that soon.

Also renewed: Scream Queens! And Chanel #3 (Billie Lourd) is among the returning cast. It takes place in a hospital and other returning stars include Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abagail Breslin and Keke Palmer.


ICYMI, the internet loves to discuss Hillary Clinton’s fashions and debate if she dresseslike a lesbian.” In more important news, the presidential hopeful was a guest on The Rachel Maddow Show last week, and it’s must-watch material.

Rosie O’Donnell was a guest on Judy Gold‘s podcast.

The L.A. Times has a touching obituary for Jeanne Cordova.

At Women & Hollywood, Dorothy Snarker writes why Carol failed to be our Brokeback Mountain.

Lea Delaria offers advice at Buzzfeed.


If you’re a teenager and having sex with your teacher, that is completely illegal no matter what Pretty Little Liars or boarding school lesbian romances tell you.

Irish band Zrazy recall how being lesbian musicians has been handled by the media throughout their career:

“Our first video was banned by RTE as it featured a lesbian kiss. Now it’s almost de rigeur for a female artist to have a lesbian moment in a video.”

The New York Times talks with Eileen Myles about her renaissance and relationship with Jill Soloway. At Wifey, Jill and Eileen also discuss their plans for a revolution.

TGIF/F is going down in Los Angeles this February.

Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne are pregnant, with twins! The couple made the announcement on Tig’s Facebook page.

"People Places Things" New York PremierePhoto by Mike Pont/WireImage

Amazing headline: Taiwan’s new president is a female academic who loves cats and supports gay rights.

14-year-old Girl Meets World star Rowan Blanchard has come out as queer on Twitter.

Glamour's 25th Anniversary Women Of The Year AwardsPhoto by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic

Related; The Daily Beast writes about young Hollywood’s coming out.

Today in crazy shit the opposition says: “Dykes are criminals. Two dykes that are supposedly married, that’s not marriage, that’s a criminal partnership. That’s an agreement between two criminals.” This guy has seen Bound too many times.

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Rachael Ray Show – Guest: Shay Mitchell
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)
Property Brothers “Nancy and Rhonda” (HGTV 10 a.m.) (rerun)
Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 10:30 a.m.) (rerun)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)
White Collar “Pilot, Part 1 & 2” (Universal HD 1 p.m./2 p.m.) (rerun)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)
Past Obsessions (LMN 2 p.m.
Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

House Crashers “Rustic Industrial Kitchen” (DIY 3:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Portlandia marathon (IFC 4 p.m.)
Adventure Time marathon (Cartoon 6 p.m.)
Just For Laughs (CW 8 p.m.) – Fortune Feimster performs
Shameless “#Abortion Rules” (Showtime 8 p.m., 10 p.m.)
Cruel Intentions (Encore Classic 8:45 p.m.)
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)
Ellen’s Design Challenge “Dream Big” (HGTV 9 p.m.)
Black Sails “XIV.” (Encore 9 p.m., 12 a.m.) (rerun)
Archer (FXX 1 a.m./1:30 a.m.) (rerun)
Mulholland Dr. (HBO2 1:45 a.m.)
White Collar “Out of the Box” (Universal HD 3 a.m.) (rerun)
Buffy “Buffy vs. Dracula”/”Real Me” (Pivot 5 a.m./6 a.m.) (rerun)
The People’s Couch (Bravo 6 a.m.) (rerun)


(Thanks, Roni!)