The most pressing question to come out of San Diego Comic-Con.
Plus updates on Burden of Truth, grown-ish, Ackley Bridge, and Tessa Thompson’s version of Eartha Kitt on Drunk History.
Kate McKinnon has her Marianne Williamson impression ready to go, Lucy Lawless can’t believe she’s still having to explain that Xena was gay, Rutina Wesley on this season of Queen Sugar, Lizzo’s not giving up on Ursula, the Black Lady Sketch Show, and more!
Stephanie Beatriz found her light, Teddy Geiger found her angles and Brittani Nichols found… my heart.
Sadly, that’s also pretty much everything that makes Men in Black: International great.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN???
Also Jasika Nicole wins ANOTHER award, Samira Wiley wants to dance with somebody who loves her, and Tegan or Sara prove definitively that Captain Marvel’s is gay.
Most people didn’t understand the theme, but last night’s Met Gala was as glamorous and queer as ever! Maybe, even more than usual this year!! Here are some of my favorite looks, paired with literal notes on camp.
I pulled these nuggets of little gold from all three hours of Endgame and I cannot wait to re-live them in obsessive, snarky detail with you!
Plus: Robyn Crawford is writing a book about her life with Whitney, Younger’s season six trailer, Peabody Awards for Killing Eve and Pose, Barbara Lopez is hyped on winning March Madness, and more!
Plus: A remake of The Craft, time to get hyped for more Vida and Legends of Tomorrow, a Glee reunion, #Karmy, and more Marvel’s Runaways is on the way.
Additionally, King Princess does her best Eminem impression, Teddy Geiger’s thirst trap goes full peach emoji, and as always, Stephanie Beatriz.
What if “Coming To America” starred Lena Waithe instead of Eddie Murphy? What if Sanaa Lathan and Gabrielle Union made out with each other at the end of “Love & Basketball”? What if black lesbians finally got to get the girl on the big screen? I’m buying the popcorn. You coming with?
Honey, these glorious embodiments of black femme magic are about to sweep you off your feet.
Also, Kehlani named her baby and King Princess’ newest collaboration will have you weeping.
Also, Sarah Paulson channels Cheryl Blossom, Samira Wiley channels Takeru Kobayashi and Kehlani’s pregnancy smolder grows ever more powerful.
The couples (or maybe just VERY CLOSE FRIENDS) who set our hearts aflutter all year long.
It’s been a wild year for gay pop culture, and a great year for some very well dressed queers — enjoy it with this very subjective but deeply felt top 11 of 2018, as based on an internal Autostraddle staff survey.
Plus: a teenage girl is battling homophobia with cake batter, women carpenters are building homes for the houseless, lesbian football, and all the gay clubs in Utah that are open on Christmas, and more!
Here’s to the lesbian, bisexual, non-binary, queer, trans and free-ass-motherfucker celebrities who opened the closet door a little wider when they walked out of it.