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50 Years: The BBC Monologues

BBC / Richard Ansett

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act the BBC are broadcasting a series of eight monologues, telling the stories of fictional characters all set in the same pub. The stories told in Queers range across time from before the 1967 Act to the modern day, with actors including Alan Cumming, Gemma Whelan, Rebecca Front and Russell Tovey. […]

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The Queerly Mundane

Photo BBC/7Wonder Productions/Simon Weekes

As part of their programming to mark the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act the BBC have a two-hour long show telling LGBTQ stories reflected through everyday objects. The show, split into two hour-long sections, is called Prejudice and Pride: The People’s History of LGBTQ Britain and presented by Stephen K Amos and Susan Calman. Objects range from a […]

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Coming Out on the BBC

BBC3 Series I’m Coming Out looks at bi experience this week with “Owen’s Story”. The BBC say: 19-year-old Owen has struggled with his sexuality throughout his teens. But now he has moved away from home, he is ready to come out as bisexual to his parents – and he’s going to film it. For years Owen knew he was into […]

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Orange Is Back In

Orange Is The New Black is back for another season – and it’s landing on Netflix on Friday just in time to take our minds off the election results, whatever they might be. The comedic drama set in a women’s prison from creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan stars a diverse and award-winning ensemble of women including Taylor Schilling, Uzo […]

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No more Sense8ional TV

Netflix have dropped Sense8 – a show that has been hugely popular with bi viewers with its representation of bi and LGBT characters. In a statement about the programme, Cindy Holland, Vice President of Netflix in charge of original content (shows the company makes rather than buying from other sources) commented, “After 23 episodes, 16 cities and 13 countries, the […]

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