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.

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.

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