Morning Brew – Alicia Garza brings Black Lives Matter to Vh1’s Hip Hop Honors

Good morning!

Last night on VH1’s Hip Hop Honors, out Black Lives Matters founder Alicia Garza celebrated the career of musical pioneer Missy Elliott. While the clip doesn’t seem to be available online just yet, this red carpet interview is, and she mentions this pledge which you should sign in support of the BLM movement.

At Marie Claire UK, a woman writes about being a survivor of corrective rape in Jamaica.

Out lesbian Amanda Nunes is UFC’s first-ever out champion after winning a fight in the UFC 200 this weekend. Sorry, ladies, she’s taken!

UFC 200: Tate v NunesPhoto by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Lesbian and bisexual women talk about getting healthy with NBC.

These two Portugal fans were thrilled about the big win this week so they kissed, and cameras caught it all.

The New York Times Magazine asks When Everyone Can Be ‘Queer,’ Is Anyone?

Penny Wong is not having homophobia.

Author Leah Lax talks with Women’s Magazine about being a ultra-lesbian in the Orthodox community.

Canada’s Anglican church voted to not bless same-sex marriages.

Edie Windsor is keeping busy! Next up, she’s an honorary chair of the Hamptons Tea Dance.

Poussey from OITNB taught me more about queer self-love than my first gay relationship.

Lori Petty says Lolly will return for more Orange.

There are at least 27 out athletes competing in Rio for the Olympics.

Lesbian Republican Rachel Hoff is trying to make the GOP more gay-friendly.

These two moms recently lost their son in a car crash. Devastating.

Kristen Stewart played Jell-O Shot Twister with Jimmy Fallon.

Eliot Sumner is part of Armani Exchange’s new campaign.


Amandla Stenberg, meanwhile, is part of Stella McCartney‘s “POP.”

Out Fresh Off the Boat showrunner Nahnatchka Kahn talks about her experiences being the only woman in some writers’ rooms.

Wynonna Earp is coming to San Diego Comic-Con!

Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)

The Today Show (NBC 7 a.m.) – Guests: The cast of Ghostbusters
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Sisterhood of Hip Hop marathon (Oxygen 7 a.m.)

My Giant Life “Lindsay Takes Over the World” (TLC 9 a.m., 6 p.m.) (rerun)
Clouds of Sils Maria (TMC Xtra 10:10 a.m., 8 p.m.)

The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Buffy “The Puppet Show” (Pivot 11 a.m.) (rerun)

Will & Grace “Swimming From Cambodia” (Logo 11:30 a.m., 5:27 p.m.) (rerun)

Saturday Night Live (Comedy Central 11:33 a.m., 3:05 a.m.) (rerun)

Eulogy (HBO Comedy 12:30 p.m.)

Grey’s Anatomy marathon (Lifetime 12:58 p.m.)

Steven Universe (Cartoon 1 p.m.) (rerun)

Below Deck Mediterranean marathon (Bravo 1 p.m.)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

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

Clarence (Cartoon 3 p.m./3:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Friends “The One With the Lesbian Wedding” (TBS 4 p.m.) (rerun)

Law & Order: SVU “P.C.” (USA 5 p.m.) (rerun)
Suited (HBO2 5:10 p.m.)

Ray Donovan “Little Bill Primm’s Big Green Horseshoe” (Showtime 7 p.m.)

Pretty Little Liars “The Talented Mr. Rollins” (Freeform 7 p.m.) (rerun)

Pretty Little Liars “Hit and Run, Run, Run” (Freeform 8 p.m.)

Roadies “The Bryce Newman Letter” (Showtime 8 p.m., 11:05 p.m.)


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

Sisterhood of Hip Hop “Beats, Rhymes, And Life” (Oxygen 9 p.m.)
Below Deck Mediterranean “They Hate Us Cuz They Ain’t Us” (Bravo 9 p.m.)

The $100,000 Pyramid “Rosie O’Donnell vs. Kathy Najimy” (ABC 9 p.m.) (rerun)
Scream: The TV Series “Let the Right One In” (MTV 10 p.m.)

E:60 (ESPN 10 p.m.) – An Orlando women’s football player describes the scene at the Pulse nightclub shooting

Real Housewives of New Jersey “Jingle Bells and Prison Cells” (Bravo 8 p.m.)
Survivor’s Remorse “In the Offing”/”On the Carpet” (Starz Encore 10 p.m./10:30 p.m.) (rerun)
My Giant Life “Tissues for Your Issues” (TLC 10:01 p.m.)

Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.)
Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC 12:37 a.m.) – Guest: Kate McKinnon

Buffy “The Harsh Light of Day”/”Fear, Itself” (Pivot 2 a.m./3 a.m.) (rerun)

Girl Code (MTV 2:31 a.m.) (rerun)
Buffy “Beer Bad”/”Wild At Heart” (Pivot 6 a.m./7 a.m.) (rerun)
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter “Drama Actresses” (Sundance 6:15 a.m.) – With Sarah Paulson (rerun)

Married…With Children “Lez Be Friends” (TBS 7:30 a.m.) (rerun)

White Collar marathon (Universal HD 8 a.m.)

(Thanks, Roni!)