Queer women’s television has grown significantly in recent years. Still, we’ve watched our best continue to be sidelined by a straight white male majority that won’t pay attention to queer stories, women’s stories, stories about people of color. Well, no more my friends!
Like Riverdale, Sabrina is paradoxically at its most enjoyable at its most off-the-rails and also in its more intimate, grounded character moments, and both shows have difficulty entwining the two.
13 Christmas and three Thanksgiving episodes full of lesbians in matching two-piece pajamas, bisexuals in endearing sweaters, and a trans woman dressed up as a literal Holigay Angel.
Also: trailers for Marvel’s Runways season two, Ellen’s new standup special, and grown-ish channeling A Different World. And: The Good Place is renewed, Jane the Virgin is spinning off, and more!
Male power is a toxic, predatory force on the show, and the church is consumed by patriarchy that Sabrina tries to push back against, occasionally with the help of her aunts, the bubbly Hilda and the certified Witch Mommi Zelda.