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The last of Rebecca Bunch

Crazy Ex Girlfriend returns to Netflix this weekend for season four, part two. That’s episodes nine to eighteen – giving fans five more than in seasons two or three. It’s also the final run of episodes for the programme, which has gone a long way from its original tale of a woman quitting her job to try and recreate a […]

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Streaming Bi Sex Education?

Netflix is about to unleash a “coming-of-age-awkwardly dramedy” called Sex Education and starring Asa Butterfield and former X-Files lead and proud bisexual Gillian Anderson. The blurb says: Meet Otis Milburn – an inexperienced, socially awkward high school student who lives with his mother, a sex therapist. Surrounded by manuals, videos and tediously open conversations about sex, Otis is a reluctant […]

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And Sally Makes Three

This autumn’s third bi show is about to hit the airwaves. We’ve been waiting so long for even one. Sky Atlantic’s Sally4Ever arrives on October 25th. While The Bisexual pitches for drama and The Bi Life for the bi dating spot this is a more straight(ahem)forward comedy, spread across seven weekly episodes from here to the start of December. Sally […]

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Lost two, regained one: tough weekend for bi TV

Two TV shows with bi characters got cancelled this weekend – provoking a chorus of disapproval on twitter. In a peculiar twist, they’re both cop shows. Lucifer got pulled after three seasons, while Brooklyn Nine Nine was handed its notice after nine. In the same batch of news about television contract renewals the bi-heavy Gotham was confirmed for a fifth but […]

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BBC dramatises Thorpe saga

A Very English Scandal - still c BBC and Blueprint Television Ltd

The story of Jeremy Thorpe, a bisexual man who became leader of the Liberal Party from 1967 to 1976, will be told in a three-part BBC drama later this month. Thorpe had relationships with both men and women – but at a time of much wider social homophobia and biphobia, and with his early experiences of sex with men coming […]

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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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