Pop Culture Fix: Derry Girls’ Wee Lesbian Is Getting a Joyful Love Story

Gooood Monday to you, friends, and welcome to WNBA Draft Day — or, as I like to call it Merry Natalie and Heather Christmas! The latest ESPN mock draft has Nyara Sabally going to my Liberty. I’ve always wanted a Sabally of my own to cheer for! But right now I am cheering for you, as I am every Monday, simply because you’re you.


+ Well here’s some delightful news! Derry Girls boss teases romance for Nicola Coughlan’s Clare in season three! Our wee lesbian! In love! It’s going to be “joyful” and “lovely,” and thank forkin’ gord for that because I’ve had enough crying over fictional lesbians to last a lifetime thank you very much.

+ The Rookie’s working out a backdoor pilot for a Niecy Nash show!

+ Holy cats, ND Stevenson’s Nimona is actually a go at Netflix with Chloë Grace Moretz voices the non-binary hero!

+ America Chavez co-creator Joe Casey says he was offered a “pittance” ahead of her debut in the new Doctor Strange movie.

+ For All Mankind’s coming back to Apple TV+ on June 10.

+ Who else picked up Earth-Prime: Batwoman #1 last week?

+ Disney heir Charlee comes out as trans, slams “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

+ Broadway-bound 1776 musical revival announces female, non-binary, and trans cast.

+ P-Valley’s back on June 3rd!

+ Sleater-Kinney announce Dig Me Out covers album for 25th anniversary.

+ The shadow that queerbaiting casts on gay romance.

+ JoJo Siwa wasn’t invited to the 2022 Kids’ Choice Awards.


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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.

Heather has written 1360 articles for us.

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