Before Rachel and Quinn, before Rizzoli and Isles, before Legend of the Seeker and Xena and The Facts of Life, before “femslash” was a phrase, before the internet had a name, before television was even invented, we had Anne Shirley and Diana Barry. The bosom friends of Prince Edward Island sprang to life from Lucy Maud Montgomery's pen in 1908, and lesbians have been fancying themtogethertogether ever since. And it looks like our imaginations are about to get recharged, because next year the kindred spirits will reunite when Canada rolls out a brand new TV adaptation of Anne of Green Gables. 

Subtext shipping will return to its roots with a new “Anne of Green Gables” TV series