Do yourself a favor and read this brilliant interview with Kiersey Clemons and Sasha Lane by Tre’vell Anderson over at the Los Angeles Times. It’s about Hearts Beat Loud but also it’s about gender and sexuality and moving through the industry as a person of color and also Lena Waithe.
Here’s some great news: Vida has been renewed for season two!
This Is Lena Waithe’s World and We’re Just Living In It, is a true thing E! has proclaimed. Also BET kicked off their 12 Days of Pride with a tribute to Lena, too!
Cameron Esposito’s new comedy special, Rape Jokes, is taking the internet by storm. The reviews are in and they very good. The Daily Beast called it the first great stand-up set of the #MeToo era. The A.V. Club says it offers humor and empathy at a time when they’re most needed. Mother Jones says she turns the lowest form of comedy into something groundbreaking. The special has only been available for two days and it has already changed the comedy game.
6mos ago i started working on an hr about sexual assault as a survivor
Goal 1: that it be FUNNY
Goal 2 & 3: that it stream for free AND be usable for fundraising
And today, here it is:https://t.co/7ytmZpfUmB
— Cameron Esposito (@cameronesposito) June 11, 2018
The A.V. Club invites you to celebrate Pride with 20 LGBTQ romances that don’t end tragically.
Alia Shawkat chatted with Broadly about that now infamous NYT Arrested Development interview that ended with Jessica Walters in tears.
From your beloved Carmen Phillips: This is a good article about that trend in late ’80s/’90s movies where the lesbian girlfriends from the book became platonic best friends in the movies (looking at you The Color Purple, looking at you Fried Green Tomatoes).
If you’re one of the people who hate me and loved Anne With an E, here’s a season two trailer for you.
Amazon still has no idea what it’s going to do with Transparent now that Jeffrey Tambor has been ousted.
The full trailer for G.L.O.W.‘s second season is here.
From The Guardian: ‘The world of comedy has changed’: how queer comics are making their mark in America.
Well and here’s a new credit sequence for the OITNB now that it’s moving on from Litchfield.
"Orange Is the New Black" gets an updated credit sequence for Season 6 — WATCH NOW: pic.twitter.com/t0PB0p0K3d
— See What's Next (@seewhatsnext) June 13, 2018