Pop Culture Fix: Sarah Paulson, Gillian Anderson, Mj Rodriguez and Cynthia Erivo Want to Do a Road Trip Movie and We Also Want This

Hi friends! Valerie Anne here again with more nuggets for your Pop Culture Fix. Hope Monday was kind to you.


+ Gillian Anderson, Sarah Paulson, Mj Rodriguez, Elizabeth Olsen, Cynthia Erivo and Anya Taylor-Joy talked to each other and it’s impossible to summarize so just go read/watch it. When I read the list of names involved in this roundtable I was sure I was having a fever dream. (Also: A Road Trip Movie!!)

+ Speaking of Mj Rodriguez, she just made her musical debut.

+ We already knew Sophie Turner wasn’t straight but she confirmed it on Instagram with a celebratory Pride post.

+ Thus, it is with a happy, queer, true-crime-loving heart I tell you that Sophie Turner will be in the HBO Max show, The Staircase. (But who will play the owl?)

+ Kehlani still wishes people would be more dramatic when officially she came out as a lesbian in April.

+ Clea Duvall created a not-for-kids cartoon much in the way of Big Mouth or Bob’s Burgers called Housebroken. I have a theory her medical support dog character has a crush on Lisa Kudrow’s poodle but there has only been one episode so far.

+ Josie Totah helped shape her Saved By the Bell character to make sure they got the trans teen’s story right.

+ You can now watch the first 8 minutes of In the Heights ahead of its theatrical release.

+ Candis Cayne recounts standing up for herself on the set of CSI for True Hollywood Story: Transgender Hollywood.

+ I believe there will be a future full roundup of Outfront content but I couldn’t NOT include this panel of CW DC TV LGBTQ+ faves.

Also please enjoy these links that the TV Team agreed falls under the category “straight news that feels gay.”

+ Vida’s Melissa Barrera will be starring in a Netflix survival drama called Breathe

+ Justina Machado to star in Amazon’s Horror of Dolores Roach.

Just a TV-loving, Twitter-addicted nerd who loves reading, watching, and writing about stories. One part Kara Danvers, two parts Waverly Earp, a dash of Cosima and an extra helping of my own brand of weirdo.

Valerie has written 291 articles for us.

3 Comments

  1. In sports related sports news Ian Boswell won the Unbound 200 mile race wearing a trans pride flag in support of his nephew. He was also seeing handing out the flag before the race started. https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/ian-boswell-raises-awareness-for-transgender-community-in-unbound-gravel-win/

    Queer cyclists Lael Wilcox won the Unbound XL women’s race & recently got married to her gf. https://bikepacking.com/news/lael-wilcox-2021-unbound-gravel-xl/

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