Morning Brew – Abby Wambach talks feminism and equality on “Makers”

Good morning!

I went to see Carrie Brownstein at the Los Angeles Festival of Books yesterday, where she shared that she’s a regular Empire watcher and is also planning her directorial debut (no details on what or when!).

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Hannah Hart, Halsey, Queen Latifah and Cara Delevingne were all at the MTV Movie Awards on Saturday.

2016 MTV Movie Awards - Red CarpetPhoto by Kevin Mazur/WireImage for MTV

2016 MTV Movie Awards - ArrivalsPhoto by C Flanigan/WireImage


2016 MTV Movie Awards - ArrivalsPhoto by Steve Granitz/WireImage

Halsey also performed her song, “Castle,” which you can watch here ICYMI.

American Idol runner-up La’Porsha Renae is not a fan of the LGBT “lifestyle.”

Congrats to Victoria Escobar and Romina Charur, the first Jewish same-sex couple to marry in Argentina.

Bryan Adams has cancelled his Missouri show due to their discriminatory new law, following in the footsteps of Bruce Springsteen who refused to play in North Carolina over the weekend. Speaking of NC, there are rallies planned in Raleigh today.

Gizmodo gives a brief history of femslash.

Angel Haze slays on the new cover of Manual.


Another lesbian died on TV, and this time, at the hands of a lesbian couple. This all went down on a very special Lesbian Murderer episode of Elementary.

SameSame writes about the next wave of Aussie queer filmmakers.

Evan Rachel Wood talks about scents and bisexuality in Marie Claire.

Abby Wambach gets super honest in her Makers videos. Watch them all at the link!

The Chicago Reader has a fantastic piece on the queer women shaping the Black Lives Matter movement in Chicago.

Lori Lindsey, Megan Rapinoe and her twin Rachael talk about being tomboys with The Players’ Tribune.

Eight bad ass lesbian couples are challenging the state of Indiana on not allowing both mothers to be listed on their children’s birth certificates.

Kristen Stewart is crazy sexy cool in the new Chanel campaign.

Rosie O’Donnell sang a parody of Grease‘s “There Are Worse Things I Could Do” to take down Donald Trump during a recent performance of Disaster! on Broadway.

Related: But I’m a Cheerleader could be coming to the Great White Way.

Vanity Fair profiles Rowan Blanchard.

Scream has a new teaser for Season 2.

Out producer SUMif released a new track, “Malaga.”

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Nick Cannon Presents Wild ‘N Out marathon (MTV2 9 a.m.)
The Big Interview “Melissa Etheridge” (AXS TV 9:30 a.m.) (rerun)
Secrets of a Restaurant Chef (Food Network 10:30 a.m.) (rerun)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Sex and the City “The Cheating Curve” (E! 11 a.m.) (rerun)

White Collar marathon (Universal HD 12 p.m., 3 a.m.)

Roseanne “The Blaming of the Shrew” (Logo 12:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Archer marathon (Comedy Central 12:31 p.m.)
Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)
Clouds of Sils Maria (TMC 1:45 p.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Oprah’s Master Class “Ellen DeGeneres” (OWN 2 p.m.) (rerun)

Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m., 5 a.m./5:30 a.m.) (rerun)
Friday Night Lights “Expectations” (Pivot 4 p.m.) (rerun)

Holmes Makes It Right “Here in Spirit” (DIY 4 p.m.) (rerun)
Oprah’s Master Class “Robin Roberts” (OWN 4 p.m.) (rerun)

(HBO Comedy 4:15 p.m.)

The Magicians “The Writing Room” (Syfy 5 p.m.) (rerun)
Pride (TMC 6 p.m., 5:50 a.m.)
Killer Instict with Chris Hansen “Deadly Love” (ID 7 p.m.) (rerun)
Call the Midwife (PBS)

Gotham “Wrath of the Villains: Into the Woods” (Fox 8 p.m.)

Cupcake Wars “Celebrity: Atari Cupcakes” (Food Network 8 p.m.) – Mel B. competes

Person of Interest “Risk”/”Baby Blue” (WGN America 8 p.m./9 p.m.) (rerun)

2016 Black Girls Rock! (BET 8:30 p.m.) (rerun)
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC 9 p.m.)
Jane the Virgin “Chapter Thirty-Nine” (CW 9 p.m.)

Black Ink Crew “Green Eyes, Moist Lips” (VH1 9 p.m.)

Botched “Dr. Nassif Saved My Life” (E! 9 p.m.) (rerun)

I Am Cait “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” (E! 10 p.m.)

The Stepfather (Lifetime 10:02 p.m.)
Chopped “Leftovers Extravaganza!” (Food Network 11 p.m.) (rerun)

Yard Crashers “Modern Rustic Outdoor Dining” (DIY 11:30 p.m.) (rerun)
Friends “The One With the Birth” (Nick 12 a.m.) (rerun)
Late Late Show With James Corden (CBS 12:37 a.m.) – Carpool Karaoke with Sia (rerun)

This Is Where I Leave You (AMAX 2:10 a.m.)
Milk (HBO2 3:35 a.m.)

Buffy “Storyteller”/”Lies My Parents Told Me” (Pivot 5 a.m./6 a.m.) (rerun)

Married…With Children “Lez Be Friends” (TBS 5:30 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)