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!
“Are You Still Talking” was everything I fell in love with and very obviously over-identify with about Anne Lister, framed and filmed inside the kind of aching, sweeping, racing, desperate, tender, pleading, triumphant storyline only the most epic romantic movies about straight people ever are.
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Plus: JR and Petra try co-parenting on Jane the Virgin, Lena Waithe smooches Halley Berry on the mouth on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Kat’s new love gets complicated on The Bold Type.
Plus updates on: The Flash, Gentleman Jack, Station 19, Charmed, Jane the Virgin, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Good Fight!
Everybody laughed harder than they have ever laughed at anything written in the early-mid 19th century ever before. This is ’cause Anne Lister wrote some very unique erotica and had a lot of relatable if dramatic lesbian feelings — e.g., dealing with the agony of dating a girl whose husband isn’t dead yet — and also because our performers were brilliant and talented and hilarious.
Plan a whole future together, as dearest friends. Why not? You’ve nearly kissed, once! You’ve spent a handful of hours together! It’s time to book passage on a ship!
“I believe that telling our stories, first to ourselves and then to one another and the world, is a revolutionary act. It is an act that can be met with hostility, exclusion, and violence. It can also lead to love, understanding, transcendence, and community.”
“She soon gave me the golden lock – threw herself on the chair by me. We wept (& kissed).”
“Marriage is a magic word. And it is magic throughout the world. It has to do with our dignity as human beings, to be who we are.”
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Suranne Jones’ Lister displays a seductive, sensual, capable, robust soft butch energy that makes Shane McCutcheon look like a clumsy little baby goat.
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