Pop Culture Fix: Lovestruck High Looks Like Glee’s Gayest Fever Dream

Well I, for one, am still reeling about the Batwoman and Legends of Tomorrow cancellation news and probably will be for QUITE A WHILE. There’s still some good gay news, though, in today’s Pop Culture Fix but it doesn’t negate my fury!


+ Lovestruck High look like a gay Glee fever dream.

+ On Friday afternoon, Carmen brought us the news that the CW cancelled Batwoman. A few hours later we found out they’ve pulled the plug on Legends of Tomorrow too. It’s hard to overstate what an enormous blow this is for queer women on TV.

+ Openly gay Bridgerton star Golda Rosheuvel was told by a lesbian director to stay in the closet.

+ Reservation Dogs’ Devery Jacobs has joined Disney+’s new Marvel series, Echo.

+ Jen Richards has joined AMC’s new Anne Rice vampire series.

+ A Black Lady Sketch Show has the most exciting comics — and the silliest.

+ The Circle season four is on the way.

+ At R29, Emily Bashforth writes about how she wishes Heartstopper’s queer girl storyline had existed when she was a teenager.

+ Nicola Coughlan on playing our favorite wee lesbian in Derry Girls.

+ Why Auli’i Cravalho is Hollywood’s bisexual queen.

+ Sheyla Baez at NBC chatted with breakout Crush star Isabella Ferreira.

+ Jeopardy! champ Mattea Roach on the TV quiz show’s queer representation.

+ Our Flag Means Death is superior queer representation.


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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.

2 Comments

  1. oooh, devery jacobs in echo! i am trying hard not to have a super high bar for a marvel/disney show but the fact that it’s getting made at all is incredible! i can count on one finger the number of Deaf indigenous characters i’ve seen on tv, let alone that Maya is played by a Deaf indigenous actor!

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