Tag Archives: Bi Media

BiMedia: June 2008

Maxine Frances presents our regular roundup Another day, another movie star who hasn’t been in the news for an agonising ten minutes gets themselves a squeeze of their own gender (that was meant as a adjective, not an verb, but hey, it works either way). We begin with ABC News’s latest insights into Lindsay Lohan, everyone’s favourite star-who-could-really- use-another-film-as-good-as-Mean-Girls. Apparently, […]

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BiMedia December 2007

My second BiMedia begins with some great news.  That doesn’t happen often. Via The Sun. That happens even less often. A recent article in said rag (surely “high quality news journal?” – Ed) quotes a survey by the US Center For Disease Control and Prevention (so, no loaded issues there then) saying that female bisexuality is on the increase. (Yes, […]

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BiMedia September 2007

The Sun kicks off our bi stories in the press with a nod to the fine traditional bi in the media, on February 6th: A BISEXUAL lodger is facing jail after being found guilty yesterday of poisoning his pregnant landlady – because he fancied HER boyfriend. Robert Tonks, 20, put bleach in Stephanie Force’s tea every day for a week […]

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BiMedia: June 2006

Sex, drugs and lawyers A seminal BBC series is due to return to our screens – and it’s not Dr Who. “They slept with each other. They slept with their work colleagues. They slept with their flatmates’ parents. During the day they were in court, in the evening they were on drugs. This was the world of This Life, a […]

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I Love My Prejudiced Friends, I Just Don’t Want Them Having Newspaper Columns

Diary of a ‘crap lesbian’ part seven… Usually, I’m all for journalistic impartiality. In this case I must however say this : Lowri Turner – what a bitch. Since it’s not entirely possible to rip its author apart piece by piece, I shall instead do the same to her recently published piece, ‘However Much I Love My Gay Friends, I […]

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BiMedia

Before I get started properly with the media column, there are two things I would like to point out. 1. For those of you who only ever read this for updates on Captain Jack aka John Barrowman, turn the page NOW. There is not one gratuitous mention of him this month (aside from this). 2. Some people who know me […]

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BiMedia: December 2005

George Melly Recalled by his wife, Diana, as being “…famous for singing in a jazz band, and being bisexual” in the Daily Telegraph (24th October 2005), George Melly has just published Slowing Down, the latest installment of his autobiography. A review in The Scotsman (5th November 2005) said: “So candid is he about medical examinations that one description begins with […]

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Bi News Roundup

Bi Festival Explosion The coming twelve months are set to have more and bigger bi events than we’ve seen in many years. Three cities are now gearing up to hosting day-long bi community events ahead of Glasgow BiCon. Manchester Manchester will be first off the mark, with Manchester BiFest taking place on December 10th. Held in the Thompsons Arms next […]

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