Morning Brew – Ellen Page takes “Gaycation” to Orlando

Good morning!

A Nigerian lesbian seeking refuge in Canada shares her story.

iZombie star Rose McIver is totally “down for a woman.” (On the show, specifically.)

Are you watching the fifth and final season of Starting from Now

Moviepilot has a few tidbits on The Handmaiden.

Netflix’s new film set at an EDM fest, XOXO, has some girl-on-girl kissing.

The Screen Actors Guild is honoring Lily Tomlin with a Lifetime Achievement Award because she is and always has been an incredible talent.

Ellen Page was asked if coming out has helped her acting:

Yes, one hundred percent. I feel more excited and inspired and in love with my job than I ever have, and I think that a huge part of that is having your authentic self be aligned with your creative self.

Related: Gaycation‘s Orlando episode will air on Viceland on August 24.

Watch Megan Rapinoe become a try-athlete for Vitamin Water.

Just what we needed: A photography book called Lesbians for Men.


Here is the Vogue profile of Elena Delle Donne that first mentioned her fiancee.

At The Washington Post: I’m bisexual at home but a lesbian when traveling overseas.

Help fund GRRRL: 25 Years of Riot Girl.

Refinery29 on straight people making LGBT stuff about them.

Amandla Stenberg is in Glamour this month where she slays, of course.

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Why using words like “partner,” “wife,” or “fiancee” matter for queer people.

Out Fresh off the Boat showrunner Nahnatchka Khan is part of this THR Comedy roundtable.

Kate McKinnon explains why she’s not on social media:

I don’t know what it is. I’m just not into it. It’s just me, but I think it’s a great tool for connecting with people. And I applaud people who have enough stuff to say that they do it. Mine would just be pictures of my cat.


Cara Delevingne is everywhere right now, including British Esquire which has some pretty sexy photos and some gushing about her girlfriend:

“This one feels different. It’s like, when you find a real love, you look back on the other loves you’ve had and you’re like, ‘Ooh, that was a bit destructive.’”


Today in Lesbianish TV:

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (rerun)

Buffy marathon (Pivot 6 a.m.)
Good Morning America (ABC 7 a.m.)

Comedy Central Presents “Rene Hicks” (Comedy Central 9 a.m.) (rerun)
The Big Interview “Melissa Etheridge” (AXS TV 9:30 a.m.) (rerun)
My Grandmother’s Ravioli “Jersey Nurse Story” (Cooking Channel 10 a.m.) (rerun)

Will & Grace “Swimmin’ Pools…Movie Stars” (We 10:30 a.m.) (rerun)
The View (ABC 11 a.m.)

Buffy (Pivot 11 a.m.) (rerun)

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

Will & Grace “My Uncle the Car” (We 12 p.m.) (rerun)

Roseanne “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (CMT 12:30 p.m.) (rerun)
The Talk (CBS 2 p.m.)

General Hospital (ABC 2 p.m.)

Survivor’s Remorse “The Thank-You Note” (Starz 3 p.m., 12 a.m., Starz Comedy 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m., Starz In Black 2:40 a.m.)

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

New Girl “Eggs” (TBS 3 p.m.) (rerun)
Friends “The One With the Metaphorical Tunnel” (TBS 5 p.m.) (rerun)
Kinsey (IndiePlex 5:15 p.m.)

Caribbean Life “Florida Couple Hunts for a Seaside Condo on St. Croix” (HGTV 6 p.m.) (rerun)

Steven Universe “Mr. Greg”/”Steven Vs. Amethyst” (Cartoon 7 p.m.) (rerun)

Person of Interest marathon (WGN America 7 p.m.)

The Great British Baking Show “Chocolate” (PBS)

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

Roadies “Longest Days” (Showtime2 9 p.m., Showtime 11:30 p.m.)

Ray Donovan “Fish and Bird” (Showtime2 10 p.m., Showtime 12:30 a.m.)

Cesar 911 “The Biggest Loser” (Nat Geo Wild 10 p.m.) – With Jillian Michaels (rerun)

Broccoli City 2016 (Revolt 10 p.m.) – The Internet perform (rerun)

Set It Off (Centric 11:05 p.m.)
Masters of Sex “Monkey Business” (Showtime2 11:30 p.m.) (rerun)

Archer marathon (FXX 12 a.m.)

Roseanne “Ladies’ Choice” (Logo 7:30 a.m.) (rerun)
Gaycation With Ellen Page “Japan”/”U.S.A.” (Viceland 8 a.m./9 a.m.) (rerun)
(Thanks, Roni!)