Pop Culture Fix: This Wacky Tig Notaro and Lena Headey Interview Will Make Your Day

A happy Wednesday upon you, friends; welcome to your weekly Pop Culture Fix. 

+ Tig Notaro interviews an extremely nervous Lena Headey on Under a Rock. 

+ Los Angeles Sparks’ Chelsea Gray married her girlfriend, Tipesa Moorer, last weekend!

+ Bachelor in Paradise‘s first queer couple, Demi and Kristian, have broken up.

+ Katie Heaney over at The Cut: The New Terminator Is My Favorite Lesbian Love Triangle

+ Alice and Batwoman are going to find ways to team up later this season.

+ So, um. Lucy Liu creates like a a lot of lesbian paintings.

+ Robyn Crawford is releasing her memoir, which details her relationship with Whitney Houston.

+ Laverne Cox has joined Shonda Rhimes’ new Netflix series.

+ Nic over at TV Junkies: Black Lightning‘s Queer Characters Deserve Better

An additional layer that reared its ugly head this week is — what happens when parts of your identity are represented at the expense of others? In a world where people of color are starved for content, I should be thrilled that Black Lightning exists. I am. I should be happy that a Black lesbian bulletproof superhero is on TV. I am.

But I’m tired of settling for scraps. I exist. I’m a whole ass queer ass Black ass woman who walks through this world worrying which part of my identity is going to offend someone first. Will a man be threatened by my vagina? Will a white cop want to end me because I’m Black? Will a MAGA stan scream at me because I’m wearing rainbows (spoiler: this one actually happened to me)?

+ Delta deleted a bunch of lesbianism from Booksmart, but they’ve put it back in.

+ Queen Latifah will star in the Equalizer reboot!

+ You can stream Selena’s last concert on Amazon Prime.

+ Ellen will receive the Carol Burnette Lifetime Achievement Award from the Golden Globes.

+ Young M.A. is on Mr. Robot, who knew!

+ A first look at Shrill‘s second season.

+ Singapore will be the backdrop for the “high-flying lesbian rom-com Handsome Stewardess.”

+ I know, I know, Kristen Stewart was very fun on last week’s SNL, but Kate McKinnon’s Elizabeth Warren cold open stole the show for me.

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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.

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  1. I was youtubing “Drunk Lesbians Watch ‘Imagine Me & You'”, and I clicked on here. BOOM! Lena Headey…..I feel like she’s following me.

  2. every time a white lady politician does something i’m just like ‘damn can’t wait to see kate mckinnon’s eerily accurate impersonation of this!’

  3. I am disappointed that the thing people shout at Lena Headey isn’t “You’re a wanker number nine!”

  4. The interview was good, but I have to suspend a LOT of disbelief that TN hadn’t seen Imagine Me & You. We only used to have like 15 films, and that was one of them… one of the best of them…

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