Not only did the season wind up being a strong argument that a show like this can continue with a new host, but it also almost became an argument for changing hosts as the first, not the last, option for shows that have grown stale. I surprised myself with my affection for it and certainly with my affection for Siriano, not my favorite back when he was a contestant.
The final season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic will include a lesbian pony couple, just in time for Pride Month.An upcoming episode titled ‘The Last Crusade’ will feature Aunt Holiday and Auntie Lofty, a couple who takes care of the school-age character Scootaloo.
And no, they’re not just sisters or live-in gal pals. They are a bona fide romantic couple.
In this mini-series, we look again at media we have loved to consider how it depicted gender. How does it look to a person with a 2019 perspective on gender roles and norms? Warning: Contains spoilers.
When did it air? 1964-1972
How does it hold up? Not well
Hanna-Barbera is a company that ruled televised animation for decades. There was a time when they controlled over 80% of the market but then it came crashing down. How did this happen? How did this studio fall so far from grace?
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme – 1999
The previously untold history of Britain’s mixed-race community and the many love stories that created it. In the first of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of romance in the First World War between female workers and foreign seamen, the street riots it led to, and how Britain just escaped laws preventing mixed marriage and the excesses of race science.