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Episode 129: The queer spirit of Motherland featuring Eliot Laurence

Last updated on June 14, 2022

We interview Eliot Laurence about his series Motherland: Fort Salem, getting into what it’s like to create a show that’s lived in your mind for so long, why the show is queerer than you might think, why Raelle and Scylla (Raylla) absolutely rule, and how fandom can fuel art. Also: Octavia Butler! Mycelium! Keeping the lore alive! Season 3!

Learn more about Motherland: Fort Salem at: @Motherland on Twitter and @MotherlandTV on Instagram

Motherland: Fort Salem will premiere Tuesday, June 21, at 10:00 p.m. EDT/PDT on Freeform and next day on Hulu

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