Pop Culture Fix: Javicia Leslie Brings the Bat Girl Magic

Hello to you, friends! Here is a Monday Pop Culture Fix I crafted lovingly, just for you.

+ Hallmark says it is in ‘active negotiations’ to include LGBTQ storylines in its holiday movie lineup.

+ Pro wrestler Tegan Nox came out last week.

+ Film and TV production will begin again in NYC this week.

+ How lesbian label Olivia shook up music.

+ #BatGirlMagic

+ I love this Bravo supercut of Melissa King’s best Top Chef moments; I wish it was two hours long.

+ BET will air the first season of Pitch this summer.

+ J.K. Rowling’s book sales are lagging despite an industry boom in June.

+ Lindsay Lohan and Nancy Meyers got together with Katie Couric on Instagram — this is the weirdest sentence I’ve ever type — to talk about The Parent Trap.

+ A new trailer for Beyoncé’s Black Is King.

+ The Golden Girls house is up for sale for a cool three million.

+ Rachel Maddow’s interview with Mary Trump (also gay, apparently) set viewing records for TRMS and MSNBC as a whole.

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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 have to say, Rachel Maddow reading excerpts from Mary Trump’s book like it was the most salacious gossip Gotham had to offer was truly the best of both worlds.

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