I AM AN ETERNAL FLAME, BABY!
Horror has always been my favorite genre. I’m a very anxious person and something about having that anxiety externalized in a way that’s fun or cathartic has always really appealed to me. I like roller coasters too. How often is our fear so wonderfully contained?
In HBO Max’s LGBTQ documentary “Equal”; Samira Wiley, Jamie Clayton, Isis King, Shannon Purser, Heather Matarazzo, Theo Germaine and more embody key historical figures in the pre-Stonewall fight for LGBTQ rights and visibility.
Go big or you’ve blown it!
If you’re not complimenting your friends’ butts what even are you doing?
Elena pushes back on all this, saying she doesn’t want to change how she dresses and that actually Maeve is bisexual, but they say that the term lesbian is “an easier sell” because it’s “more cut and dry.”
Somehow we have enshrined vampirism into the pantheon along with Christmas, Halloween and sometimes Thanksgiving as deserving of its own 20-45 minutes in the sun each year, particularly in the realm of procedurals, and you know what, sure! Why not. This is not all of the vampire episodes ever made, but they are pretty good ones, if I do say so myself.
Bly Manor is a well-written, beautifully acted, stunningly filmed horror series, with old ghosts and new ghosts and fun lore — and a lesbian love story for the ages
You — yes, YOU! — can save our favorite queer sitcom One Day at a Time. All you have to do is watch it tonight (and the next three weeks) on CBS.
“But if Steven Universe gets a gay wedding, then every show is going to want a gay wedding!” “‘YES!’ I said. ‘GOOD! WHY NOT???'”
The lights are out and everybody’s making out and we are having a live episode that you can watch (or read the transcript of!) right now, and also a podcast episode! WOW!
“Because I never want to be enemies with the love of my life, that’s why.”
Gay TV shows like Gentleman Jack, Euphoria, Pose The Handmaid’s Tale and The L Word: Generation Q had production suspended due to the pandemic, but filming is starting up again. We’ve got updates on 50+ of your faves.
If that sounds odd, get a load of the premise: two best friends and roommates, Alex (Quinta Brunson) and Daisy (Anna Akana), are chosen by the creator of the universe, a red Panda named Nut (Ana Gasteyer), to protect her because she mistakes them for warriors when she overhears them describing the plot of John Wick.
If you’re expecting the gay episode of Hulu’s horror anthology to be like the gay episode of Black Mirror, I must assure you: We ain’t in San Junipero anymore.
Not a great day for queer TV!
Join Riese, Carly, Mal Blum, Gaby Dunn, Brittani Nichols and Cerise Castle for an all-star livecast of our recording for The L Word Episode 509, “Liquid Heat”! (Yes that’s the one where everybody has sex.)
Everything streaming with queer women and trans characters in October, including hot women in space and a docuseries starring all your favorites.
I guess what I’m learning about myself is that I’m not quite cut out for these slow-moving, period piece crime dramas. I like my crime shows to be procedural — if there are eight episodes, I want eight crimes. And I like my women front and center, thank you very much.
Just a little data, discussion and analysis from the backstage area of the Autostraddle Gay Emmys!