BuzzFeed spoke with showrunner Emily Andras about the revolutionary act of not only including queer female representation — but actually letting those queer characters live. Plus, an exclusive clip from this week’s episode.
While 16 queer female characters have already been killed off television shows this year, Syfy’s Wynonna Earp is breaking new ground by addressing the “Bury Your Gays” trope head-on and promising its LGBT fandom to do better. So far? It’s succeeding.
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Fans were hooked from their first interaction, where steadfast and flirtatious Nicole attempts to ask the very nervous and very clumsy Waverly out on a date. Waverly declines — she has a boyfriend, after all — but that doesn’t stop the officer from leaving her card at the bar.
Thus, the #WayHaught fandom was born.
So Haught, Haught damn!