With the release of the second season of Good Omens on July 28, writer Neil Gaiman has officially (and rather disastrously) accused homosexuality in bed.
Leaving little room for interpretation, Crowley and Aziraphale — the demonic and angelic main characters, respectively, of the Amazon fantasy-comedy series — engaged in some harrowing emotional sparring during the final moments of this season's final episode,
Thereby ending over 30 years of speculation as to the nature of their relationship.
The fight is over. Shippers have won. Well, not just shippers.
I'll provide some context for those of you who haven't been online in a long time: "shipping" refers to the act of endorsing a romantic or sexual relationship between two real or fictional characters.
The term comes from the X-Documents being a fan during the '90s, which was for the most part separated into "relationshippers" and "Noromo" fans, who... indeed,
I think you can guess his feelings on the central couple of Mulder and Scully.
Over time, "relationshipper" was shortened to "shipper" and other fans adopted the term when talking about their favorite couples among fans.