Pop Culture Fix: L Morgan Lee Is the First Trans Actor to be Nominated for a Tony!!

Feature image from L Morgan Lee on Instagram.

Oh hi there! It’s me, Valerie Anne! Here to cover for Heather and bring you a shiny, new Pop Culture Fix!

+ L Morgan Lee is the first openly trans person to be nominated for a Tony in an acting category EVER for her role as Thought 1 in A Strange Loop for the very awards Ariana Debose will be hosting WHAT A TIME TO BE A QUEER THEATRE DORK

+ ABC canceled Queens and Promised Land :(

+ Lesbian Jeopardy contestant Mattea Roach’s win streak ended after 23 games, hopefully now she has time to watch Buffy

+ Outfest partnered with Netflix to expand their screenwriting lab for LGBTQ+ creatives

+ The trailer to the upcoming Ms. Marvel series dropped! Is it June 8th yet??

+ Jodie Whittaker might be leaving but Sex Education’s Ncuti Gatwa will be the next Doctor, which is something I can get behind

+ Batwoman fans are trying to get HBO Max to #SaveBatwoman and lordy loo I hope they do

+ Prime Video teased the upcoming Paper Girls, based on a comic in which at least one of those paper girls is gay

+ Wanda Sykes’ The Upshaws will be back on June 29th

+ Never Have I Ever returns in August

+ And this last thing isn’t exactly NEWS necessarily but I wanted you to know: Heather Morris made a Tiktok imagining Brittany S. Pierce as the Glee Club teacher and it’s perfection.


#greenscreen She’s never felt so seen

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Valerie Anne

Just a TV-loving, Twitter-addicted nerd who loves reading, watching, and writing about stories. One part Kara Danvers, two parts Waverly Earp, a dash of Cosima and an extra helping of my own brand of weirdo.

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  1. Off-topic: did every lady-lover here but me know that (incoming Presidential Press Secretary) Karine Jean-Pierre and CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux were a couple??? (Why wasn’t I told? 😵)

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