“Whether it’s the gay internet or a show like ‘Trinkets’ it makes it easier to be like maybe I’m not the one that’s wrong. Maybe everyone around me is wrong.”
“This industry needs an overhaul. It’s clear the time for excuses is over now and it’s going to be about action.”
“Everyone is going to want to have orgies after this.”
“The first thing you see Finley in is her Wildfang popsicle underwear. That was an intentional and immediate call out to her character.”
“You can’t ask me that. Well, you can ask me. But I can’t tell you.”
In which Paige’s perfect match is trying to get her to watch The L Word for the first time.
“I was like Roberta, do your thighs hold both of you? Like if you slide down the wall? And she was like, let’s see. So we tried it on the sidewalk.”
“There are so many ways to love and be loved. Now we get to explore that.”
“It’s so important to tell stories about marginalized people, but if we tell stories that reduce them always and only to the ways they’re marginalized, it just perpetuates the problem.”
Rebecca Henderson doesn’t just play gay; she’s a real-life lesbian who also happens to be married to Russian Doll co-creator/writer/director Leslye Headland.
“Honestly, I never really get cast as a lead. When they offered me the role, I was like, are you sure?”
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