Hey Joss Whedon, You Owe Us a Lesbian! How About One of These S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents?

Did you know Joss Whedon is on Twitter now? Yep, @JossActual: that’s really him! When I think about Joss Whedon, I think about how awesome it is to have a crazy-talented, unabashed feminist man writing complicated, empowered female characters. Like Buffy, of course. Like Black Widow. Like Echo. I also think about how he brutally murdered Tara Maclay and broke mine and Willow’s hearts forever and neither of us are ever, ever going to be over it! Ever! But I’ve decided to let Joss make it up to me. His new ABC show about Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. now has an official trailer and official character photos, and after taking a look at these badass women, I think Joss can finally make good on that lesbian he owes us.

First, the trailer:


And now, the character posters. First, there’s Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May. Ming-Na, you’ll remember, played a lesbian on Stargate Universe.

Then we’ve got Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons. Um, blazer and high-top Chucks? Gaydar is my superpower, Simmons, and you’re pinging mine real hard.

And finally, Chloe Bennet is Skye.

There are dudes too, but I care less about them because none of them are the way to help my poor Tara-mourning heart start healing. So anyway, @JossActual is where you’ll find our good buddy Mr. Whedon, in case there’s anything you want to tell him.