Pop Culture Fix: Jasmin Savoy Brown Is Queering the New “Scream”

Well hello and welcome to your Monday Pop Culture Fix! Does anybody have any berries I can borrow to add to this very cold bowl of oatmeal I’ve been ignoring for an hour and a half at this point? LMK!


+ I mentioned in a recent Pop Culture Fix that the new Scream is gonna be queer based on the trailer. And now the posters have been released and Jasmin Savoy Brown’s character, Mindy Meeks-Martin, has a little rainbow pin to prove it. (Also Mindy Meeks-Martin? Triple alliteration? GAY!)

+ Tessa Thompson covers Ebony this month and HOLY CATS.

+ The Glee cast is hosting their second annual Snixxmas fundraiser to honor Naya Rivera.

+ Cara Delevingne is joining Only Murders in the Building for season two.

+ The Real Housewives of Miami are making history with the first lesbian Housewife.

+ Harlem Star Jerrie Johnson redesigns what it’s like to be Black and queer on camera.

+ Benedetta is based on the true story of a 17th-century lesbian nun.

+ Oh man this Riverdale/Sabrina crossover is gonna be a MESS and I cannot WAIT!

+ 10 queer Christmas movies to make the yuletide gay.

+ Le Tigre reuniting for the glory of us ’90s lesbos!

+ Queer films could sweep awards as The Power of the Dog and Flee gain momentum.

+ Olympic boxer Irma Testa comes out as queer.

+ How the Celeste speedrunning community became queer as hell.


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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 1447 articles for us.

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