Pop Culture Fix: Blue’s Clues’ Pride Episode Features a Queer Nonbinary Disabled Dolphin in Love and More!

Hello, friends! This is my last Pop Culture Fix for a while. I’m having surgery on my spine on Wednesday and will be away for a while — but don’t worry! Valerie Anne will be here to take care of all your Pop Culture Fix needs, and I’ve got some ridiculous posts scheduled for you in my absence! Talk to you soon!

+ Blue’s Clues featured a queer nonbinary disabled dolphin, and so much more in Nina West’s Pride episode. Thanks to Erin Ekins (@queerlyautistic) on Twitter for the tip!

+ Holland Taylor answers every question Vulture has about Legally Blonde.

+ Was Billie Jean King the athlete of the 20th century, in every sense?

+ The bubblegum misogyny of 2000s pop culture.

+ Desiree Akhavan chatted with Collider about the episodes of Hacks she directed.

+ Master of None‘s Naomi Ackie is bringing Black lesbian love to TV.

+ Ahead of the Curve gets to the business of lesbian identity.

+ Danai Gurira will play Okoye in a Disney+ series about the Dora Milaje!

+ The world needs more heroines like Katie Mitchell.

+ The psychology of why fan art is so delightful.

+ The Bold Type boss talks Kat and Eva’s controversial relationship.

+ Queer Netflix vampire drama First Kill announces full cast.

+ Why is the new Gossip Girl trailer kinda creepy?

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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, GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, and a Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer critic. You can also find her on Twitter and Instagram.

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  1. I read the original First Kill short story and thought it was cute. The show seems to be keeping all of the named characters, including the vampire’s (male) gay best friend, plus adding a couple more. I hope it’s great, or at least a lot of fun.

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