Pop Culture Fix: Maisie Williams Promises a Telepathic Lesbian Love Story in “New Mutants”

Hey it’s Wednesday, Harvey Weinstein’s going to jail for 23 years, and here’s your Pop Culture Fix!

+ Maisie Williams confirmed that her New Mutants character has a lesbian love story with Blu Hunt’s character that’s the “backbone” of the film, which will now be released on April 3rd.

+ Over at Bitch, Rachel Charlene Lewis wonders why there are so many lesbian cops on-screen.

+ Danielle Brooks was paid less for seven seasons of Orange Is the New Black than the kids on Stranger Things.

+ How Kratu the rescue dog became a viral star. (What? You need something nice to look at for just a minute!)

+ The first clip from the new season of One at a Time is here and it takes a delicious swipe at Netflix.

+ Brandy Clark, country music’s secret weapon, saved her best songwriting for herself.

+ Let Lizzie McGuire do sex.

+ Related:

+ No telling what this first image from the new season of American Horror Story means.

+ Kat’s got boundaries on this week’s The Bold Type.

+ Station 19 has been renewed for season four.

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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.

Heather has written 1715 articles for us.


  1. I just read that Bitch piece on lesbian cops on TV. I really wish Autostraddle’s TV team would take this on. Why are we lifting up cop shows when policing is so harmful to our communities? I’d love to see Autostraddle push back on this trend.

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