Pop Culture Fix: One Year of JoJo Siwa Being Gay

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Well hello and a happy Monday to you! I am pausing from discussing all the BANANAS drama happening in the WNBA right with Natalie to bring you this week’s first Pop Culture Fix! And then I will immediately be going back to the Basketball Mess ’cause I cannot get enough of it!


+ One whole year of JoJo Siwa being gay.

+ How Tessa Thompson explores the many layers of identity.

+ Dee Rees is set to direct the adaptation of Alexis Schaitkin’s “missing-girl drama,” Saint X, at Hulu.

+ Kate McKinnon’s Tiger King scripted series, Joe vs. Carole, will land on Peacock on March 3rd.

+ Jasmin Savoy Brown is having a moment. (Yellowjackets AND Scream spoilers at that link!)

+ Exceptional family drama and lesbian love story Marte Um fights for kindness.

+ If you want to be a pro speedrunner in Deltarune, it’s imperative that you utilize a technique called “Lesbian Skip.” (Spoiler alert: It involves processing!)

+ Miranda Hobbes has always been gay. And also, she hasn’t.

+ Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne’s next feature film will be the Judd Apatow-produced Time And Space. According to Deadline: “Allynne will direct off a screenplay she wrote based on a story she conceived with her spouse Notaro. Emmy nominee and stand-up comic Notaro also will star in the project, which follows the life of a lesbian couple who are thrown into turmoil when they ditch their Los Angeles city life for upstate New York.”

+ The drag queens of Golden Girlz Live celebrate Betty White and queer friendship.

+ Jonathan Van Ness previews a new book and a new show.

+ Sundance 2022 presents a broader queer scope for an expanded global audience.

+ P.S. Have you checked out Drew’s Sundance reviews? They are brilliant, as always!

+ X-Men writer Jonathan Hickman has opened up about the comic books’ queer subtext and editorial oversight from Marvel Comics and Disney.

+ I love this!

+ Yellowjackets Stars Ella Purnell, Sophie Nélisse, and Samantha Hanratt weigh in on the finale, season two, and Shauna’s bisexual energy.


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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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