Pop Culture Fix: Raven-Symoné Said No to Raven Baxter Being a Lesbian, Mysterious to Me!

Has it been Wednesday for the last three weeks or is it just me? Well, either way, here’s your mid-week Pop Culture Fix!


+ If you can even believe this: Raven-Symoné turned down the chance for Raven Baxter to be a lesbian!

+ It’s happening!

+ JoJo Siwa chats with The Hollywood Reporter about the response to her coming out and her upcoming turn on Dancing With the Stars.

+ Virgil Films has acquired Surviving the Silence, a documentary about the U.S. military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.

+ Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist will continue on the Roku Channel, which is a real thing.

+ Sara Clements on how The Retreat and Bloodthirsty changed the way we think about queer horror.

+ Looks like Izzy Garcia, the green ranger, is queer in the upcoming Power Rangers: Dino Fury. 

+ 28 TV shows that reflect what it’s like to be queer today.

+ Steve from Blues Clues never forgot us.

+ Here’s the trailer for Sex Education’s third season.

+ And here’s your Baby-Sitter’s Club season two trailer.


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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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