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Past articles by Jill:

An Exhaustive Explanation of Everything in Pop Culture That Is Undeniably Lesbian

In this exclusive essay from the new book Girls Can Kiss Now, writer Jill Gutowitz gives you an exhaustive explanation of all the pop culture that is undeniably lesbian. → Read More

'Ammonite' Has a Surprisingly Hot Lesbian Sex Scene Between Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan

I honestly didn't think Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan could pull it off! → Read More

The ‘Real Housewives’ Franchise Is A Timeless Horror Anthology About The Nightmares of Patriarchy — And I’m Obsessed With It

The show is aspirational, and possibly even prophetic. → Read More

Goodbye, ‘Carol’ on Netflix: A Eulogy For The Iconic Lesbian Period Drama

Carol is leaving Netflix on September 20, and life will never be the same. Jill Gutowitz delivers the mournful eulogy. → Read More

Demi Burnett Came Out on ‘Bachelor in Paradise,’ and It Wasn’t a Total Disaster

The show handled her story delicately and gave it the space it deserves. → Read More

A Note on Kelley O’Hara Kissing Her Girlfriend After the World Cup

When I saw the photo of Kelley O’Hara kissing her girlfriend after winning the World Cup, it rocked me. → Read More

This Is How You Come Out in 2019

When writer Jill Gutowitz saw the photo of Kelley O’Hara kissing her girlfriend after winning the World Cup, it rocked her. Here, she explains. → Read More

People Are Not Happy ‘Big Little Lies’ Cut This Infamous Ice Cream Scene

After photos of Reese Witherspoon throwing ice cream at Meryl Streep went viral, many expected the scene to be included in Big Little Lies. → Read More

Did You Know There Are Men on ‘Big Little Lies’?

The male characters on "Big Little Lies" are so sidelined that it's easy to forget their names. Writer Jill Gutowitz breaks it down. → Read More

'Killing Eve', 'Dead to Me', and The Confusing State of Queerbaiting on TV

Can shows with LGBTQ+ representation queerbait? After 'Killing Eve' and 'Dead to Me' were called out by fans, the answer became more complicated than ever. → Read More

Just Give Laura Dern Every Award for Big Little Lies

This is an appreciation post for Laura Dern's performance as Renata Klein on Big Little Lies season two. → Read More

Taylor Swift Now Supports Queer People, But Her Messaging Needs Some Work

Taylor Swift's new song and music video, "You Need to Calm Down," have fans debating her intentions as a queer ally. → Read More

What’s Going on With Renée Zellweger’s Knees in ‘What/If’?

Once you spot how prominently the Netflix series "What/If" features Renée Zellweger's knees, you can't unsee it. → Read More

Killing Eve's Queer Storyline Is Looking More and More Like a Marketing Ploy

Sandra Oh's recent comments about the relationship between Eve and Villanelle have queer fans fuming on Twitter. → Read More

Fleabag's Hot Priest Gave Me Flashbacks to My Early Queer Thirst

Fleabag and the Hot Priest's relationship was secretive, scandalous, and somewhat deviant—which is exactly what it was like when I first fell for someone of the same sex. → Read More

Sansa Stark Is the Real Queen We Deserved on Game of Thrones

In the 'Game of Thrones' series finale, Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) becomes the Queen of the North—an ending her fans like for her. → Read More

‘Game of Thrones’ Is Ruining My Mondays

I used to spend time with my parents. Do laundry. Relax. Now I lie in bed thinking about "Game of Thrones" plots. → Read More

Why Fans Aren't Happy With the Daenerys Targaryen Twist on ‘Game of Thrones’

I have a few theories why so many fans aren't happy with Daenerys Targaryen's new direction. → Read More

The Women of ‘Game of Thrones’ Deserve Better Than This Season

The women on "Game of Thrones" have always been strong, but the way the writers use rape and torture as character tools highlights the show's gender disparity. → Read More

The Women of Game of Thrones Deserve Better Than This Season

Rape is not a way to make female characters stronger. → Read More