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TV: Doctor Who Confirms Same Sex Romance

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Doctor Who fans are ecstatic after the series essentially confirmed a same-sex romance between the Thirteenth Doctor and her companion Yaz. Fans have long speculated that there might be feelings between the Time Lord (Jodie Whittaker) and Yasmin “Yaz” Khan (Mandip Gill). Even Gill said in a 2020 interview that she whole-heartedly was “here” for the “Thasmin” shippers and loved the idea that her character and the Time Lord could be romantically involved. Now, the new episode, titled “Eve of the Daleks”, has made the relationship between Yaz and the Doctor a bit clearer. In the episode, the Doctor, Yaz … Read more

TV: Second Season of Animated Series to Explore Harley Quinn’s Queer Romance

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The Harley Quinn animated series is to explore her relationship with Poison Ivy. Patrick Schumacker, the showrunner on the well-received DC animated series, suggested that plans are afoot for the second season to get a lot more queer. Fans will know that Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy – played by Kaley Cuoco and Lake Bell in the series – have had a relationship in the comics before, but the storyline is yet to make it into any on-screen adaptation. However, after the trailer for the show’s second season teased some chemistry, Schumacker confirmed to Metro that the romance will be … Read more

Ruby Rose: Batwoman’s Relationship Will Be ‘Like Anybody Else’

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Ruby Rose has said that Batwoman’s relationship will be different to how lesbian relationships are usually presented in the media. In an interview with Adweek Rose said that the superhero’s relationship would be normalised, matter-of-fact and “just like anybody else.”  “There’s a way that television shows and films often depict any kind of new relationship when it’s a woman and a woman. It often has a beginning, middle and end that’s always the same,” said Rose. “Like, ‘Oh, my gosh, you’re my best friend and we’re having a slumber party in high school!’ It’s fine, because that is a … Read more

ENTERTAINMENT: Chyler Leigh and Floriana Lima Speak Out About Supergirl Relationship

The actresses playing Supergirl’s lesbian couple have opened up about their ground-breaking relationship. Chyler Leigh and Floriana Lima were speaking as they attended the GLAAD Media Awards, where Supergirl was nominated for best dramatic TV show – thanks largely to their storyline. Leigh’s character Alex Danvers, Supergirl’s adoptive sister, came out in November, in a twist which has won hearts and critical praise, and helped young LGBT fans. The relationship between Alex, a secret government agent, and her girlfriend, Lima’s police detective Maggie Sawyer, has since bloomed and strengthened. Leigh said she had been taken aback by the reaction. Speaking … Read more