Pop Culture Fix: Jennifer Beals and Laurel Holloman are So Emotional About Their “The L Word” Reunion

The New Year of TV is finally here, which means the Pop Culture Fix is finally full again! 


+ Hey what about that Tibette reunion on this week’s Gen Q? Jennifer Beals chatted with THR about it. And Lauren Holloman chatted with The Advocate.

+ Over at The Cut, Katie Heaney interviewed Jacqueline Toboni about being the “soft-butch heartbreaker” on The L Word: Generation Q.

+ One Day at a Time will be back on March 24th, but without its beloved title sequence!

+ Edie Falco’s Los Angeles police chief will be a lesbian in CBS’ new series, Tommy. She chatted with the Hollywood Reporter about it.

+ From Emily VanDerWerff at Vox: My wife and I did an interview about a TV show. It changed how we thought about our marriage.

+ Beauty YouTube star NikkieTutorials comes out as trans.

+ Well well!

+ When They See Us racked up at the Critics Choice Awards.

+ Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s ’80s-style season seven trailer made me laugh out loud for real.

+ The women of Pose are Essence‘s 2020 Black Women in Hollywood honorees.

+ Representation for white women increased in 2019 movies, but intersectional inclusion remains elusive.

+ The trailer for Shrill’s second season has arrived.

+ Wee lesbian Clare from Derry Girls is as annoyed about the Joker bullshit as you are.

+ At the Los Angeles Times, Yolanda Machado wrote about Silvio Horta’s death and how he helped young Latinas see themselves on screen.

+ Nahnatchka Khan’s new series, Young Rock, about the early life of Dwayne Johnson, is headed to NBC.

+ A very sweet little tidbit from this week’s TCA Winter Press Tour.

+ Sadly, Almost Family is moving to Saturdays, which means it probably won’t see a second season.

+ At Elle, Julie Kosin chatted with Ella Hunt about her role on Dickinson and being “one half of TV’s best love story.”

+ Why Whitney Houston deserves a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

+ Welcome to The Brittani’s!

+ This is an excellent roundtable from Alison Willmore, Angelica Jade Bastién, and E. Alex Jung at Vulture about the Oscars racism and sexism problems.

+ Related: J.Lo Was Robbed. Latinas Were Robbed.

+ Hashtag you on Lifetime is coming back for an inexplicable third season on Netflix.

+ The Chi season three has a trailer and it looks like Kevin’s moms are getting married.

+ Kristen Stewart is confoundingly straight in Underwater, but apparently it proves she’s ready to be an action star.


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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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