Pop Culture Fix: Stephanie Beatriz Would Like to Be Your New Batwoman

I hope you’re staying safe out there, friends. Here’s your bi-weekly Pop Culture Fix


+ As you’ve heard by now, Ruby Rose is leaving Batwoman and The CW will be recasting the role. Stephanie Beatriz has some ideas about who should take up the cape and cowl.

+ Hey, so would Ali Liebert!

+ Motherland: Fort Salem has been renewed for a second season! And so has Gentefied!

+ Yohana Desta’s Vanity Fair cover story profile of Janelle Monáe is your must-read for the week.

+ Kenya Barris, Shonda Rhimes, John Ridley, and Lena Waithe chatted with the Los Angeles Times about their fears that coronavirus could be major setback in TV’s diversity push.

+ Here’s how Vida pulled off Marco’s 30th birthday queerceañera.

+ Three weeks! (Jane GET IT TOGETHER.)

+ Taiwan’s LGBTQ streaming service GagaOOLala launches worldwide.

+ Gloria Estefan, Melissa Fumero, and Lin Manuel-Miranda have joined One Day at a Time‘s animated special!

+ Quinta Brunson and Anna Akana will lead Syfy’s Magical Girl Friendship Squad!

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.

Heather has written 978 articles for us.

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