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Hallmark Stumbles

US television network the Hallmark Channel has got itself in a pickle over bi and gay representation. At BCN this leaves us wondering which cheesy snow-flecked films it’s going to be cool to watch over the Christmas break. It started with the channel carrying adverts for a wedding planning firm, Zola, in six variants – some with same-sex couples depicted, […]

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Harry Styles lights it up

Singer Harry Styles has a new single out – and the fan base are going wild for its bisexual signalling. The former One Direction star recently talked to Rolling Stone about rumours around his sexuality after his on-stage antics have sparked speculation that he is bi. That has included waving the bi flag onstage – but also Black Lives Matter, […]

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Still Insatiable

TV series Insatiable returns to Netflix today for a second season. The show has a whole heap of bisexual plotline – but to try and avoid spoilering it for new viewers we don’t want to say who that part’s about. It’s a streaming series so you can still catch up on all of season one and get yourself caught up […]

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Gaystar Gone

As August began LGBT news website GayStarNews announced its closure. In a frank front page editorial the team behind the site explained the problem they faced: declining advertising revenue in a UK economy that is being hammered by fears over Brexit. Further they used the message to challenge organisations that “rainbow wash” their brand image around the time of New […]

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Bi Circle

Social media themed ‘reality’ TV gameshow The Circle has got people talking about bisexuality again. One of the contestants on the Channel 4 programme is Woody – he is an 18-year-old from Brighton who loves “music, festivals and reading”. One thing though: his parents are DJ and record producer Norman Cook and broadcaster Zoe Ball. So Woody’s plan is going […]

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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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