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BBC unveils its Versailles

After lots of teasing publicity, tonight BBC2 starts showing Versailles, a French-produced drama telling stories of the court of King Louis XIV. We will meet “historical and fictional characters – flamboyant nobles, beautiful courtesans and humble servants – guide us through this intoxicating world of secrets, betrayals, love and war.” Beyond which we’re promised cross-dressing and people having “gay sex”, […]

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BiMediaWatch: Teentastic TV

Success!  Last issue’s BiMediaWatch column’s grumbled about how BCN cover star Alex Kingston’s Doctor Who character River Song was bisexual according to the show’s writer’s twitter account yet this was never canon within the show itself. On the Christmas Day special we were treated to a proud aside in her reflections on her life about “my second wife”.  A properly […]

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BiWatch: April 2004

It’s been quite a busy month for references to bisexuality in the media this month, not just because of all the publicity about the bisexuality of the lady (Wild! Bisexual! party girl!!! – if publicity is to be believed) who apparently briefly wooed Beckham from his Victoria. I’ve had to just pick a few, so if you want to know […]

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Kilroy Returns

Recently my partner and I took part in a TV talk show on the topic of Bisexuality.  I don’t know yet how it will be edited, but overall I think that a range of bisexuals was represented and in a positive light. The taping was a little nerve-racking – a reminder of how different my worldview and experience is from […]

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BiWatch: April 2000

Secret love letters of Bisexual screen idol revealed Love letters from Bisexual Screen icon Greta Garbo to Playwright and Poet Mercedes de Acosta, are to be displayed by the Rosenbach Museum in Philedelphia. Da Acosta donated the letters to the museum on the condition that the letters wouldn’t be read by anyone until ten years after the death of both […]

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