The GLAAD Wrap: 'Wonder Woman' creator biopic announced, 'Brown Girls' creators sign with HBO 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) A teaser trailer for Professor Marston and the Wonder Women dropped Monday following the record breaking opening of Wonder Woman in theaters over the weekend. Out filmmaker Angela Robinson directs the picture, which tells the creation story of the character of Wonder Woman at the hands of Professor William Moulton Marston, his wife Elizabeth, and their lover Olivia Byrne. Current Wonder Woman writer Greg Rucka confirmed last year that Wonder Woman is bisexual.

2) Heartland tells the story of Lauren, who returns to Oklahoma after tragedy, and the attraction that erupts between her and her brother’s girlfriend Carrie. The movie was released Tuesday on DVD and VOD. The award-winning feature Political Animals was also released digitally on Tuesday. The documentary profiles the first four openly gay California politicians – all women – and their fight for legal protections for LGBTQ people. A third movie released Tuesday was The Freedom to Marry. All three movies are available on VOD.

3) The indie film I Love You Both follows codependent twins Krystal and Donny. When they both meet and fall in love with the same person, Andy, they refuse to admit they are both dating him until he finally chooses only one of them. This choice forces the twins to finally realize they must figure out who they are as individuals. The film is produced by out YouTuber Connor Franta, I Love You Both is set for release Friday in theaters and VOD. In other film news, Netflix picked up the global distribution rights for the documentary The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson.

4) The creators of the web series Brown Girls, writer Fatimah Asghar and director Sam Bailey, have been signed to create a show for HBO. Similar to the network’s deal with Issa Rae who based her series Insecure on her prior web series Awkward Black Girl; Asghar and Bailey’s series will be based on Brown Girls. No date has yet been announced, you can check out all seven episodes of Brown Girls now on Vimeo.

5) In honor of Pride Month, out singer Miley Cyrus has released a new single titled "Inspired." The song was originally performed at the One Love Manchester Benefit, and is now available to stream and buy. Cyrus is also making a donation to the Happy Hippie Foundation, her organization that helps fight injustice against homeless and LGBTQ youth, in honor of "Inspired."

6) Out musician Sia has released a new song and video "Free Me," featuring actress Zoe Saldana and narrated by Julianne Moore. The video tells a story of a young expectant mother diagnosed with HIV, and all the proceeds from the song will be donated to #endHIV to fight HIV and AIDS. You can watch the video below and learn more at

7) Poet, author, filmmaker, and musician Vivek Shraya has released a new EP, "Part-Time Woman," with the Queer Songbook orchestra. "The album is dedicated to anyone who has been misgendered, made to feel not feminine enough or struggles to find home in a gendered, complex language," Shraya told NBC Out. The album is availble for purchase on iTunes and Bandcamp

8) Girl group Fifth Harmony, which incledes bisexual singer Lauren Jauregui, released a music video this week for their hit single "Down." You can watch the video below, the track is available on iTunes.

9) Singer-songwriter Wrabel strips his song “We Could Be Beautiful” down to acoustics. In the video, he asks passersby in New York City’s Washington Square Park what they believe to be beautiful, and gives a live performance with just a piano. Check it out below, his We Could Be Beautiful EP is out now.

10) Award-winning author Rainbow Rowell and Kris Anka have come together to revive Marvel’s Runaways comic about teenage superheroes with supervillain parents, to be released this fall. The new series starts running when an original member “makes a huge mistake” and features lesbian hero Karolina Dean and her shapeshifting partner Xavin.

11) GaymerX has launched a crowdfunding campaign for GaymerX East, a two-day event November 4th and 5th in NYC to celebrate queer gaming culture with game demos (video and tabletop), presentations, and special guests. See more information about GaymerX and #GXEast17 at their Kickstarter campaign page.