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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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Supernatural adds to CW’s bi lineup

Over in the USA the latest episode of Supernatural outs God as bisexual. After revealing his real identity, he expounds what he’s been up to recently while the world has been going to hell in a handcart slightly more than usual. It’s the fine tradition of a god having a go at living as a human. “I traveled a lot. […]

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Once Upon A Kiss

Fantasy tale maship drama Once Upon A Time has its first same-sex kiss this week. Dorothy from Wizard of Oz, Ruby aka Little Red Riding Hood, and Mulan (who we discovered was bi a couple of years back) all go on a big adventure together… The tension between two of the three mounts – we aren’t going to spoiler the […]

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“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” slaps down biphobia

American CW Television show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has put the bi flag on TV to a degree we’ve never seen before. The musical comedy has had the realisation of a bi identity for character Darryl Whitefeather (played by Pete Gardner) over recent weeks. This week that builds into a bold and clear coming out song, “(I’m) Getting Bi“. In front of […]

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In Election Year – Frank’s Back

This Friday sees the return of House of Cards to Netflix for a fourth season. A retelling of a 1980s Michael Dobbs book and BBC series about the House of Commons, this US remake is an exploration of power, ambition and the American way. At the centre, Francis (Frank) Underwood, the House Majority Whip. He’s masterful, beguiling, charismatic and ruthless – and as we learned […]

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Crazy Ex Girlfriend smashes “I Kissed A Girl”

New USA show Crazy Ex Girlfriend begins showing next Monday on CW network, but has fired its opening salvo with a bold takedown of Katy Perry’s “I Kissed A Girl” video – and media representation of “girl crushes”. “Feeling Kinda Naughty” blends pastiche of the Katy Perry video – soft focus girl/girl flirtation – through each chorus with verses that […]

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Breaking through: The 100’s first bi

Post-apocalyptic sci-fi show The 100 has gained its first out bisexual character – with the tease that others could easily follow. Leader of the survivors of the 100-strong landing party that return to Earth, Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor) kissed another woman in this week’s episode. The show’s Creator/Executive Producer Jason Rothenburg didn’t leave the fan base to speculate too long, […]

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