Five good and gay things that happened this week: 6/8-6/14

Happy Friday, all! It’s been a very good and gay week, but I can only pick five so here they are.

Orphan Black is coming back! Sort of. It was announced yesterday that Orphan Black would continue as an audio series starring Tatiana Maslany on new digital fiction platform, Serial Box. Orphan Black: The Next Chapter will have ten episodes and debut later this summer. Bring on the clones.

Megan Rapinoe (Source: USA Women’s FB)

There are quite a few out athletes and coaches in the World Cup to cheer on! 31 to be exact and OUTSports has them all listed in this handy-dandy guide, from USA’s Megan Rapinoe to Katie Duncan of New Zealand. Goooooo, soccer!

The NYC subway system is ready to celebrate pride. The city that never sleeps is gearing up to welcome millions of people for World Pride and has decorated a number of 1 Trains in rainbow hearts, and made 500K pride-themed Metro cards for travelers. Your train may not be on time but it will be fabulous.

A tweet from MLP writer and producer, Michael Vogel

Whoa, Nelly! My Little Pony is introducing a lesbian couple. The wildly popular My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic may be ending their ten year rein (get it) but first they are bringing lesbian moms to Equestria. In the episode, “The Last Crusade” airing this weekend on Discovery Family, fans will meet Aunt Holiday and Auntie Lofty, who are raising pony Scootaloo.

The Tonys has some great LGBTQ rep this year. Big congrats to out bisexual actress Ali Stroker who took home the Tony for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the revival of Oklahoma. Stroker is also the first wheelchair user to win a Tony. The Prom, a fun and sweet musical about a high school couple trying to go to prom together, had a rousing performance, including a big kiss at the end. There was also a massive rainbow made out of roses on the red carpet.

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