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!
Sometimes you just wanna feel the heat with somebody who loves you.
Plus: What is HTGAWM doing? Is Rosewell gay or what? And updates on All American, Legacies, Siren, Boomerang, Grey’s Anatomy, and more!
Plus: Margaret Cho on an extra queer episode of High Maintenance, Clea DuVall on Broad City, Mel Vera is back on her bullshit on Charmed, S.W.A.T. gets real gay, a sapphic Mermaid triple spoon on Siren, a peek at Ellen Page in Umbrella Academy, and more!
Plus ladies kissing on How to Get Away With Murder and Siren, and an update on General Hospital!
Plus: All American continues to showcase some of the best queer storytelling on TV, HTGAWM threatens Tegan’s life, Tig Notatro: Space Butch is back on Star Trek, Siren is getting closer to gay mermaids, and Legacies unburies a gay.
How about a little Valentine’s Day inspiration from your favorite fictional couples?
Plus: Gal pals smooching on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, near queer makeouts on Siren, soft butches in space, Chelsea Handler channeling Bette Porter, and a very sad Shondaland elevator.
Days later, I remain astounded by these writing choices and their cruelty.
The good: Eve Rothlo is back, bitches, and she knows everything! The bad: Grey’s Anatomy kills a black queer fan favorite. Plus: Updates on Travelers, the Flash, Emmerdale, Coronation Street, grown-ish, and All American.
Plus updates on All American, all your favorite daytime TV, and Station 19.
Plus: Hen gets sucked into 9-1-1’s parade of sadness, Tegan loves Annalise (pass it on), Yaz is surely bisexual on Doctor Who, Sara Ramirez makes her glorious return to Madam Secretary, and more!
Also: God Friended Me is heckin’ gay, HTGAWM celebrates Spirit Day with purple and more hints of an Annalise/Tegan hook-up, Bre-Z is so good on All American, and just a little misandry on The Purge.
Plus: Another dead lesbian on The Purge, another almost dead lesbian on You, and less murderous updates on Grey’s Anatomy, Star and Fresh Off the Boat!
Also: Viola Davis in leather pants, more queer action on The Purge, Viola Davis in leather pants, updates on 9-1-1 and Killjoys and all your favorite daytime TV, and Viola Davis in leather pants!
Sometimes, on a rare harvest moon when the mermaids sing and the unicorns take flight, we’re treated to really authentic, layered, swoon-worthy portrayals of bisexual women on our favorite shows.
Ten thousand reader votes later…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences — like Hollywood itself, and mainstream TV criticism — continues to be dominated by a voting block of mostly straight white men. So, for the first time ever, we’ve decided to host our own Autostraddle TV awards to coincide with the Emmys.
Plus: Mariah and Tessa have a short-lived reunion on Y&R, The Originals gives us a queer wedding, what’s the damn deal with UnREAL, why has Queen Sugar abandoned Nova’s bisexuality, and more!
Here are the queer lady ships that made us/destroyed us; what are yours?