Welcome to your weekly Pop Culture Fix, ya big gaymos.
+ The Birds of Prey trailer dropped yesterday, with bi-con Harley Quinn and lesbian legend Renee Montoya.
+ There’s a lesbian contestant on this UK show The Circle? And she’s pretending to be straight? And fans aren’t happy!
+ At Teen Vogue: Beanie Feldstein on Playing Teens, Besties, and Falling in Love.
Though Beanie’s open about who she is, a big coming-out moment didn’t feel necessary to her, which she acknowledges is probably a result of the abundance of love and support she has in her life. In the few years since that first sociology class, the media has assigned her many labels — queer, feminist, “chubby” — but she’s not overly defined by any particular one. Still, she understands that proudly trumpeting one’s identity feels meaningful for many. A few days before our meeting, Sam Smith announced on Instagram that they were switching to “they/them” pronouns. “I was so moved by that,” Beanie says. “The more stories we have, both personal and fictionalized…it just adds to the effing conversation.”
+ Vanity Fair interviewed Sarah Paulson while she was taking a lie detector test and the results are predictably hilarious.
+ Elena Delle Donne had to leave Game 2 of the WNBA Finals last night to back spasms (and of course the Mystics lost without her). She’ll have an MRI today to see if she can return for the rest of the series.
+ Gay TV renewals and cancellations: Grand Hotel won’t be back for a second season at ABC. Claws has been renewed for a fourth and final season at TNT. PLL: The Perfectionists is out at Freeform after one season.
+ The extended trailer for season three of Black Lightning is here with plenty of ass-kicking Anissa but not much Grace. :(
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