Pop Culture Fix: Aweng Ade-Chuol’s “Modern (Queer) Fairytale” Is The Love Story You Need Today

Feature image via Elle magazine

Hello and welcome to your Wednesday Pop Culture Fix! Enjoy these links and then we’ll go back to celebrating Elliot Page!


+ South Sudanese supermodel Aweng Ade-Chuol covers Elle this month, with her wife. The profile is a beautiful, heartbreaking, uplifting, candid look inside her life, including her queer love story and her mental health evolution. Plus lots more stunning photos of the couple!

+ Magnolia Pictures is releasing The Two Of Us, an elder queer love story that also happens to be France’s entry into the Oscars this year.

+ Here’s your sneak peek at Euphoria’s first special episode, which airs on December 6th, but, for HBO Max subscribers, on December 3rd.

+ Sex Education is back to filming.

+ Carmen and Natalie spotted some potential gays in The Christmas Lottery trailer.

+ Tina Mabry and Gina Prince-Bythewood are adapting The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat.

+ Happiest Season might have made you mad, but you sure did watch it, along with every other gay person on earth.

+ Speaking of.

+ Vida creator/showrunner Tanya Saracho has launched her own production company!

+ Sundance darling La Leyenda Negra has landed at HBO.

+ 7 movies by Indigenous filmmakers to stream this month.

+ Meet Starfire’s goth lesbian daughter.

+ A Little Late With Lilly Singh brings on a new showrunner and writing staff for season two.

+ Did you know there’s a couple of lesbians blasting through HGTV’s The Biggest Little Christmas Showdown?

+ Here’s your Nancy Drew season two teaser.

+ I don’t know why this keeps making me laugh so hard but it sure does.


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Heather Hogan

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior editor who lives in New York City with her wife, Stacy, and their cackle of rescued pets. She's a member of the Television Critics Association, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter, and Instagram.

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