Also there’s a tiny bit of Shay Mitchell being an amazing bitchy/obsessive lesbian socialite.
Fan service and character development and sex sex sex, oh my!
“I felt connected to her on a deep level — she is the only girl I’ve written an entire zine about — but wasn’t ready to really engage with it.”
Bicycles on TV mean independence, coming of age, letting go, transformation! Motorcycles on TV mean bad bois! So it’s no surprise that lesbian and bisexual TV characters are on bikes all the time.
Here’s how all the (and gay-adjacent) shows fared at last week’s network upfronts.
We’ve got 50+ Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer-ish Netflix TV shows streaming right now on the very internet you’re reading!
There were songs and bike races and hot air balloon rides and promises of forever and allusions to some of the most romantic tropes and movies of all times.
2017 was the best of times and the worst of times. LOL JK it was the absolute worst of times. But the queer TV was pretty good.
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists is happening, Supergirl introduces its Maggie/Alex kerfuffle, Shonda Rhimes wants to make TV extra gay, speculation about the Sense8 series finale, straight white men having a little fit about Rachel Maddow and more!
You want to know what I learned from seven seasons of watching Pretty Little Liars? The best you can hope for as a woman in this world is to make yourself boring and docile and helpless enough that a man will ultimately intervene and save you from interesting women, and also from yourself.
Everyone deals with their impending prosecution for murder by having sex with their high school sweethearts.
None of us have ever deserved Mona Vanderwaal.
Emison I guess?
Paige and Emily say goodbye for the last time.
Paige and Emily kiss and twirl and Ali finally realizes she’s pregnant with Emily’s child.
Emily and Aria strongarm Sydney Driscoll while Hanna operates on a life-size doll wearing her face.
Alison and Emily and Paige still have no idea how to close a door or whisper.
Paige and Ali and Emily are caught in a decade-old love triangle that’s still got teeth.
Pretty Little Liars kicks off its final season tonight. Ten episodes to tell us who ultimately gets caught with the A baton in their hands, who killed Charlotte, who shot Spencer, who gave birth to every Little Liar. Is X person good? Is Y person bad? Who will end up with whom? But I only have one question left.