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!

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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5 Comments

  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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