Morning Brew – First trailer for “The Handmaiden,” a Korean retelling of “Fingersmith”

Good morning! Happy Friday!

Lesbians are winning with oral sex.

Kate Clinton knows what caused the lesbian extinction.

Brookline High School in Brookline, Massachusetts has a pretty cool GSA.

Atlas Obscura celebrates Ma Rainey.

Staying ahead of the game: How Gay Culture Shaped the Modern World.

Mercedes Mason is not opposed to hooking up with Alycia Debnam-Carey on Fear the Walking Dead:

“If Ofelia were to hook up with a woman — you know, Alicia might be a little young, and there is sort of more of a sister relationship at this point — but if she were to hook up with a woman, it would really sort of color season 1. One, for me as an actress, that would be amazing. But two, it would really color how she dealt with the commander guy who she was luring in. It would really color what she was doing there and what that says about her character. Because then that’s not a crush anymore — it’s a very manipulative concept, which I think is super cool.”

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Person of Interest producers admit they may be falling into some tropes with the final season, specifically when it comes to Shoot. Sigh.

Emma Stone is slaying this Billie Jean King look.

AE writer Ali Davis has a new Kindle short, just in time for the weekend! Check out Operation Babysit. It’s queer and free!

Michael Jordan is against discrimination, specifically as it relates to North Carolina’s HB2.

Julianna Margulies was asked about her on-set drama with Archie Panjabi on The Good Wife, but she wouldn’t say much:

“It’s all silly gossip, and I don’t want to go there.”

Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell will guest star in the upcoming LGBT history mini-series When We Rise. Rosie will play Del Martin, co-founder of the Daughters of Bilitis and a long-time activist. Whoopi will play Pat Norman, “the first openly gay employee of the San Francisco Health Department.” This is gonna be SO GOOD.

Uh, is Sara Ramirez leaving Grey’s Anatomy?!

Check out the first trailer for The HandmaidenPark Chan-wook‘s retelling of Sarah Waters‘ Fingersmith. Doesn’t look super gay yet, but I’m hopeful.

Lesbian couple Celia and Aurora are on the Spanish soap Seis Hermanas, and you can watch their scenes with subtitles. (Thanks, Brittany!)

There’s also some lesbianing going on on the Polish show Na Wspólnej. Law student Ola has befriended Klaudia, and things have taken a turn for the romantic. (Thanks, Paulina!)



Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Catfish: The TV Show “Bianca & Brogan” (MTV 10:30 a.m.) (rerun)

The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Saturday Night Live “Louis C.K.; Rihanna” (Comedy Central 11:14 a.m.) (rerun)

Clouds of Sils Maria (TMC Xtra 11:45 a.m.)

Buffy marathon (Pivot 12 p.m.)
Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 1 p.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

The O.C. “The Rainy Day Women”/”The Mallpisode” (Pop 2 p.m./3 p.m.) (rerun)

Bones “The Psychic in the Soup” (TNT 2 p.m.) (rerun)

Ellen (Laff 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Key & Peele “Hollywood Sequel Doctor” (Comedy Central 3:46 p.m.) – With Jasika Nicole (rerun)
Oprah: Where Are They Now? “Mel B., Yanni & An Update on the Wife Who Left Her Husband for a Woman” (OWN 4 p.m.) (rerun)

The People’s Couch marathon (Bravo 5 p.m.)
Chopped Canada “Slippery When Wet”/”A Wing and a Prayer” (Cooking Channel 6 p.m./7 p.m.) (rerun)

Person of Interest marathon (WGN America 7 p.m.)
The People’s Couch (Bravo 8 p.m.)

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

Wynonna Earp “Diggin’ Up Bones” (Syfy 10 p.m.)

Saving Hope “The Way We Were”/”Heartbreak Kid” (Ion 11 p.m./12 a.m.) (rerun)

Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.)

Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted (HBO Signature 1:50 a.m.)

Ellen “Ellen in Focus”/”Neighbors” (Laff 5 a.m./5:30 a.m.) (rerun)

Seinfeld “The Subway” (TBS 6 a.m.) (rerun)
Mulholland Dr. (MoreMAX 6:50 a.m.)

Ellen “Roommates” (FX 7 a.m.) (rerun)

Buffy “Dead Things” (FX 7:30 a.m.) (rerun)

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