Pop Culture Fix: Megan Thee Stallion Shouts Out Megan Rapinoe in USWNT World Cup Roster Announcement

I had an enormous victory at the vet this morning, getting MAJOR CAUTION expunged from Quasar’s record! But that’s not even the biggest queer news of the day, which you’ll find right here in this Wednesday’s Pop Culture Fix!

+ Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden announced the USWNT World Cup roster this morning, with a little help from a whole lot of celebrities, including Megan Thee Stallion, Quinta Brunson, Issa Rae, Taylor Swift, Shaq, Breanna Stewart, Mia Hamm, Mariska Hargitay, and more! Natalie says Megan Thee Stallion shouting out Megan Thee Legend Rapinoe is a true *chef’s kiss*! The other gays on this year’s roster are Kelly O’Hara and Kristie Mewis.

+ Outfest will honor Amandla Stenberg with the Platinum Maverick Award.

+ The movies that caused our queer awakenings.

+ This profile of Sara Ramirez at The Cut is, um, interesting. (Sara, call us! Carmen Phillips would be your favorite interviewer EVER.)

+ Aubrey Plaza was at the Sparks game last night!

+ Alex Borstein on flashing into Susie’s magnificent future for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

+ The stars of Fubar dish about on-set antics and lesbian action stars.

+ We Baby Bears did a special nonbinary bear Pride episode.

+ A timeline of surprisingly queer ‘Sex and the City’ episodes.

+ The official trailer for Brandi Carlile’s In the Canyon Haze? Don’t mind if I do!

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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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  1. I don’t even watch sports. Why did I tear up watching a bunch of people supporting women in that announcement?? Oh, just answered my own question ♡

    I don’t like most country music. But this Brandi person and her chosen family seem so sweet and talented! ♡

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