Pop Culture Fix: Heartstopper Season 2 Trailer Is for the Queer Softies

Last night I dreamed I was the only one who could save the world from this terrible monster attack, and so Beyonce spritzed me with her cologne (Beyonce by Beyonce) and told me it would give me superpowers. After I beat the monsters, I thought she would say, “The power was inside you all along.” But no, it was actually Beyonce by Beyonce that saved the day. ANYHOODLE, here’s a Pop Culture Fix, which is almost as cool as being spritzed with Beyonce’s signature scent by her own hand. (No, it’s not.)


+ Heartstopper’s season two trailer is for the softies like me! I swooned so hard I almost passed out! Or, at the very least, I almost made myself cry!

+ According to Phillip Lewis on Twitter (I’m not going to call it X, ever), “A Black Lady Sketch Show” showrunner Robin Thede and her team donated the series’ entire wardrobe to Beauty2thestreetz, a nonprofit that provides services for homeless women.”

+ One Indigenous lesbian superhero coming right up!

+ 15 must-watch movies about strikes and unionizing, from Newsies to Norma Rae.

+ Did you know Friends’ “The One With the Lesbian Wedding” was the show’s highest rated episode? I did not know!

+ Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop is so very relevant to your interests.

+ Love Is Blind creator says there are logistical roadblocks to having a queer spin-off. Maybe he should read D’Vaughn and Kris Plan a Wedding and USE HIS IMAGINATION.

+ How loving Boygenius makes queer fans feel young again.

+ What women’s soccer means to queer fans.

+ Demi Lovato came out to their parents after “Cool For the Summer.”

+ RuPaul’s Drag Race winner Yvie Oddly gets married! Oh, I just love love!

+ Greta Gerwig knew Kate McKinnon was destined for greatness when they were in college.

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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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4 Comments

  1. With an ounce of imagination and five minutes these are two Love is Blind: Queer Edition ideas I came up:

    1 – Everyone speed dates everyone else and comes up with a list of who they are interested in continuing to date. Producers then split contestants into 2 or 3 groups based on these choices and these are the people staying together in the houses and gossiping. There is also the possibility of more messy queer drama if people end up falling for someone they thought they didn’t want to date without seeing.

    2 – Love is Blind meets the Circle. Everyone is in their own individual room and interact via text or voice communication. In this version no one would have to know what anyone else looks like. They could use pets or fruits or anything really for the avatars.

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