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.
Costume advice from someone who takes Halloween costumes way too seriously!
Holy cats, the show I fell in love with is back (at least for an episode).
Emily wore suspenders and finally asked a girl out on a date.
“You love who you love. Black, white, polka-dot, that’s what my dad always said … I could be 50 and dating a woman and then what? I said I was straight and now I’m not?’”
It has been 24 episodes since Emily had a real love interest. The longest any other Liar has gone without a love interest is three episodes.
In honor of our seventh birthday, a look back on the seven television shows with the biggest impact on the representation of LGBTQ women over the last seven years.