Tag Archives: A Very English Scandal

Bi Winning at the Emmys

This year’s Emmy Awards have a rash of bi-related winners. Grabbing most of the headlines was Fleabag, whose central and nameless character fulfils all our worst stereotypes of bisexuality (lying, cheating, deceiving, solely interested in her own short-term benefit) and is alas revealed as bisexual in both season one and season two.  Congratulations to all concerned as the show took […]

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How will bis do in the Emmys?

This weekend’s Emmy Awards – an annual American gala celebrating the best in television – may just work out well for bi representation. Variously shortlisted are The Good Place (pictured, and about to return to UK TV for its fourth and final season) with its casually-bisexual lead character Eleanor (Kristin Bell), Fleabag with its lead bi character played by writer/star […]

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BiMediaWatch: June 2018

Forty Years On Hugh Grant gave a convincing performance as Jeremy Thorpe in the BBC’s story of the rise and fall of the MP and his battle to avoid being outed by former boyfriend in the 1970s, A Very English Scandal. Thorpe had relationships with both men and women – but at a time of much wider social homophobia and […]

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