Pop Culture Fix: Law & Order: SVU Finally Has a Bisexual Main Character Who, Curiously, Is not Olivia Benson

A Monday Pop Culture Fix upon you, comrades!

+ Law & Order: SVU finally has a main character. It is not Olivia Benson, for some reason.

+ Lena Waithe is on Work From Home this week chatting about sneaker culture and her isolation rotation.

+ The impact of COVID-19 on pay-TV and OTT video. Also: The Week the Cameras Stopped: TV in the COVID-19 Era.

+ A Whitney Houston biopic is potentially on the way.

+ Russian Doll co-creator and gay lady Leslye Headland will helm a new Star Wars series at Disney Plus.

+ Over at GLAAD — For Your Consideration: Trans actors for Emmy Awards recognition.

+ The last episode One Day at a Time filmed before the COVID-19 brought Hollywood to a halt airs tomorrow night on PopTV.

+ Some very cute at-home movie date ideas for your gal pal.

+ Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi deliver treasure trove of ‘hot take’ goodies on IG Live.

+ The full FOUR HOURS.

+ From last night’s A Sondheim’s 90th birthday celebration: Here are Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, and Audra McDonald drinking and singing Sondheim in their robes.

+ SNL’s second at-home episode went down better than the first.

+ Will this make me cry? Probably!

+ Batwoman‘s Meagan Tandy on Sophie Moore and season two!

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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.

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  1. Those 4 hours watching a touch more with Sue Bird, Megan Rapinoe, Diana Taurasi, and Penny Taylor was 4 hours well spent. To quote Megan when she is drunkenly talking about a topic I won’t mention “It is sports, it’s politics, it’s religion, it’s all of it”.

    • I’ve been watching this each week of lockdown just for a bit of Sunday early afternoon chit chat (for me, cuz timezones) and this week had to tap out for errands and a solid hour long walk – cracked up when I went to scroll through IG and it was still going :)

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