Tag Archives: TV

Can Frank outdo Trump?

Netflix’s fifth season of House of Cards drops onto the streaming television service this Tuesday. The drama set in and around the White House focused on a Machiavellian politician and his equally power-hungry wife. Readers may remember a 1990s BBC TV series of the same name – this is an American remake with Frank Underwood replacing Francis Urquhart as a […]

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You Me Her gets second season

Television bisexual thruple drama You Me Her has been renewed for a second and third series. The show, about a mixed-gender married couple (him straight, her closetedly bi) getting together with a woman and working out how to make a three-person relationship work, is on Netflix in the UK and the first season went live on the streaming TV network […]

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Mint Choc Bi?

Bill Nye (as in 1990’s The Science Guy television show) is back with a new TV show over on Netflix. Episode nine looks at gender and sexuality with an excited sense of geekery, including a couple of bi-ish segments. The first is this short takedown animation about ‘conversion therapy’ which promises to turn LGBT people straight and cis, with a […]

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What’s in a label?

News of the new Doctor Who companion has the internet a-flutter, with Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie, dropping her sexuality into her second line of dialogue in when we meet her in two weeks’ time, the BBC reports. She will be, we are told, the Doctor’s “first openly gay companion”. The BBC report continues, “It shouldn’t be a big […]

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Buffy at 20

It’s 20 years since Buffy the Vampire Slayer hit our television screens. In its day a proudly feminist show with far more queer representation – and inspiring far more queer fanfic and slashfic than the people making it could ever have imagined. As, indeed, we reflected in BCN back in 2003. The show had one of TV’s most popular behaviourally […]

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Challenge ABC’s Biphobia

End The Bi Ban challenged Google - now challenge ABC!

A petition has garnered over 500 signatures so far (update 24 hours later: 1,000) challenging the American TV network ABC over biphobia on one of its television shows. The change.org petition’s message is: End Biphobia and Bi-erasure on The Real O’Neals. Pictured: a previous petition campaign helped stop Google blocking bi results on instant search. Sara Ramirez, former star of […]

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BiMediaWatch special: Wynonna Earp

Wynonna Earp, created by Emily Andras and based on the comics of the same name by Beau Smith, follows the adventures and misadventures of Wyatt Earp’s present day descendant, played by Melanie Scrofano. Her family is cursed with sending Wyatt’s 77 kills, who have come back as revenants, back to Hell. If the “heir” dies before succeeding in sending the […]

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Biggins’ Bigotry OK by OFCOM

Media regulator OFCOM have today rejected complaints that were made about the Celebrity Big Brother programme where Christopher Biggins’ biphobic comments were made. Some 44 individual complaints had been registered earlier this year. In their ruling, the regulators declared that they had “investigated whether a discussion between Christopher Biggins and Renee Graziano about the sexual orientation of bisexual people was […]

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