Pop Culture Fix: Javicia Leslie’s Mom Knew She Was Bisexual Before Javicia Did

It’s the last Pop Culture Fix of 2020, which means one thing and one thing only to me — we are now only 19 days away from Batwoman‘s season two premiere!


+ Javicia Leslie is excited!

+ Leslie talked to Health magazine about what it’s like to be the first Black woman to play Batwoman, being open about her bisexuality, and staying grounded. She says her mom knew she was bisexual before she did!

+ Wonder Woman’s Middle Eastern stereotypes should have stayed in the 1980s

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+ How Wonder Woman 1984 failed Cheetah

+ Fans think queer characters in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials have same-gender dæmons.

+ For all disabled gamers, there’s a site called “Can I Play That?” that reviews games and how accessible they are.

+ And speaking of gay gamers, are you all aware of the LGBTQ Game Archive which includes over 1,00 games including the first known gay video game, which was created in 1989 and features a lesbian PI named Tracker McDyke.

+ A guide to all of Peppa Pig’s beefs.

+ There’s no plans for a third season of Haunting of Bly Manor.

+ Tessa Thompson says Sylvie’s Love is the movie Black actresses of the past were denied.

Heather Hogan is an Autostraddle senior writer who lives in New York City with her partner, 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 Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Heather has written 1084 articles for us.

1 Comment

  1. Well, I guess I’ll be spending my New Year’s eve reading through that LGBTQ Video Game Archive!

    And wow, I love that the game accessibility site reviews separately from auditory and mobility perspectives. I’ve never seen those separated out before, but they should be. That’s brilliant!

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