Pop Culture Fix: Shrill Heartthrob E.R. Fightmaster Is Grey’s Anatomy’s First Non-Binary Doctor

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+ E.R. Fightmaster has joined Grey’s Anatomy as the series’ first non-binary doctor. (I can’t be the only person who thinks they’ve got big Alex Vega energy, right?)

I mean, come on.

+ The cast of Trevor: A New Musical, including Billy Porter, will take part in an event for LGBTQ+ youth mental health.

+ Just how queer is Marvel’s Eternals?

+ Your girl Christina Grace is on Pop Culture Happy Hour talking about the big gay storyline on The Morning Show this season.

+ Dopesick tells a very different kind of queer story.

+ Megan Rapinoe talks about her St. Paul mural and its deeper meaning.

+ How iconic 60s horror film The Haunting broke the mould by putting queerness front and centre.

+ Stranger Things‘ Maya Hawke reveals how her character coming out helped viewers.

+ From Dracula’s Daughter to Carmilla, lesbian vampire depictions prove immortal.

+ Orphan Black: The Next Chapter will be back for a second season.

+ Elite has already been renewed for a sixth season.

+ From Goop to puppets, how Netflix is offering sex ed for a new age.

+ Michelle Badillo has joined the cast of Search Party ahead of season five.


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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.

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