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.
+ Katie Heaney over at The Cut: The New Terminator Is My Favorite Lesbian Love Triangle
+ 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)?
+ Ellen will receive the Carol Burnette Lifetime Achievement Award from the Golden Globes.
+ 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.