The GLAAD Wrap: Trailers for 'Birds of Prey,' 'Everything's Gonna Be Okay,' and 'The Read': new music from Kim Petras, Halsey, and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBTQ-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.

1) The first trailer has been released for Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn), the newest DC film following Harley Quinn and an unlikely supergroup of women. Quinn is a bisexual character in the comics, and hopefully this will finally translate to film. Detective Renee Montoya also is a significant character in the film, a lesbian detective who joins the group. Birds of Prey will be in theaters February 7, 2020.

2) Sundance film To The Stars has been picked up for distribution by Samuel Goldwyn. The film is set in a small Oklahoma town in the sixties, and follows Iris, who finds solace in the new girl at school, Maggie, then secrets from Maggie’s past are revealed. In more film news, out musician Elton John has announced that he will be interviewed by out host Graham Norton for an upcoming BBC documentary Elton John: Uncensored, where the singer will open up about his career, fatherhood and struggles with addiction.

3) A new sneak peek has been released for upcoming Freeform comedy Everything’s Gonna Be Okay, created by and starring out actor Josh Thomas as a gay man on the autism spectrum who unexpectedly has to take care of his two teenage sisters. The show premieres January 16. Also on Freeform, out non-binary actor Garcia has been cast for a recurring role on the reboot of Party of Five. 

4) Ellen DeGeneres has set four shows at HBO Max, HBO’s upcoming streaming service. These include competition Ellen’s Home Design Challenge, dating show First Dates Hotel, animated children’s series Little Ellen, and docu-series Finding Einstein. Also on HBO Max, actress Nava Mau, a trans Latina woman, has been cast in new series Generation. The show will also feature queer and trans characters. Out actor Neil Patrick Harris and Years and Years front man Olly Alexander have been cast in a new drama Boys from out creator Russell T. Davies. The show follows the joy and heartbreak of four friends over the course of a decade during the AIDS crisis.

5) A trailer has been released for the sixth season of Bojack Horseman, which has been confirmed to be the final season of the series, to be released in two parts in October and January. The animated Netflix series currently has TV’s only asexual character, Todd. Also on Netflix, comedy Dear White People has renewed for a fourth and final season. The show currently has multiple queer characters in the ensemble. Out trans actress Alexandra Grey will be playing a recurring role on the upcoming season of Empire, as singer/songwriter Melody. Her first episode was this Wednesday and she will continue to recur this season.

6) A new teaser for Fuse’s The Read with Kid Fury and Crissle has been released. Hosted by out podcasters Kid Fury and Crissle West, the TV version of their podcast The Read will be a combination of comedic cultural criticism and celebrity conversations. It premieres October 11 on Fuse. A reboot of drama series Thirtysomething is upcoming, according to Deadline. The original drama series was notable for including a gay character, Russell Weller, and historically included the first scene of two gay men together in bed on television. The reboot is set to follow the children of the original characters.

7) Netflix’s Stranger Things has been renewed for a fourth season. The third season of the show featured lesbian breakout character Robin, who will hopefully return for the fourth season. Netflix also released a first look at the third season of Atypical, which will premiere November 1. The show includes queer character Casey. Elite, also on Netflix, has been renewed for a third season; the show incluse several queer characters in the ensemble. TNT’s Claws, which includes multiple queer characters, has been renewed for a fourth and final season.

8) Pop star and out trans woman Kim Petras has released her full album Turn Off the Light, just in time for October. An extension of her EP from last year, the album has seventeen tracks, nine of them new. Stream Turn Off the Light here. Out singer King Princess has released a new track "Hit the Back." The track can be streamed and purchased here. Out singer Todrick Hall has released two new music videos off his album Haus Party Pt. Two. The music video for “F*g” is available here, and watch the video for “Wig” below!

9) Rock group Sleater-Kinney have released a new song “Animal.” Queer band members Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker perform the track, which is produced by out musician St. Vincent. Listen to the song here. Out singer Kehlani has released a music video for her collaboration with Zedd, "Good Thing." Watch the video here. Kehlani was also featured on "Ride" by YK Osiris, which can be viewed here. Bi singer Halsey has released a new single and music video “Clementine.” Stream the song here and watch the music video below.

10) Boom! Studios’ Goldie Vance, the comic book about the adventures of the titular queer teen detective have announced a the new volume Goldie Vance: Larceny in La La Land. In it, Goldie, her girlfriend, and her best friend head to LA to uncover secrets of Old Hollywood. The issue will hit stands in July 2020.

11) Independent comedy short film Wild HR is currently funding. Based on real life experiences from transgender filmmaker Vandy Beth Glen, the film follows a trans woman making a trip to her HR office, where she finds the man working there has outdated views of trans people. Contribute and learn more about the project here.