The advent of Doctor Who's thirteenth Doctor, the first female Doctor in the show's history, has Whovians wondering what, if anything, will change now that the Doctor will be played by Broadchurch's Jodie Whittaker. Of course, this also extends to the Doctor's love life which, for better or worse, became a huge focus of the show from the time of the 2005 series revival. It all started with a companion named Rose.Read More
Positive portrayals of bisexuality in film can go a long way towards helping fight bisexual erasure and encouraging bisexuals to become more comfortable with their identities and, potentially, become more comfortable claiming space in society. But do those positive portrayals in film currently exist? For bisexual women, the answer is a big hell yeah.Read More
Sigh. Do we really have to have this conversation? Again?Read More
Riverdale executive producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa confirmed recently that season two of the CW series will introduce Archie Comics character Toni Topaz, a pink-haired "disrupter" who "famously has as large an appetite for hamburgers as Jughead Jones."Read More
Why I’ll Be Holding onto These Five Nuanced and Inspiring Bisexual Characters for Dear Life This Pride
It's Pride Month, everyone! And it's a particularly exciting one for me as *drumroll* it's the first one I'll be celebrating as an out bisexual. There's something weird about coming out later in your life. There's a lot more to wrap your head around as there's stuff that you were trained not to really pay attention to before. Like, for example, representation of your actual sexuality on television.Read More
Reign of the Fallen is an upcoming fantasy series about a skilled necromancer who must come face-to-face with an enemy that turned her magic into a weapon.Read More
Below Her Mouth is a Canadian film making its U.S. debut this weekend. It's a story about queer women told by a queer, female director that boasts an all-female crew and creative team. Sounds pretty cool, right? Well, having all these elements in place doesn't necessarily guarantee quality representation, or even representation that's creative. For actress Heather Matarazzo, the film's entire premise is severely lacking, as are the imaginations of many queer filmmakers.Read More
Co-creator and character designer Susie Lewis is giving an update on what those beloved characters are up today.Read More
This probably isn't a surprise to very many Wonder Woman fans. Comics readers have been looking at her books through an LGBTQIA lens forever, and in her current Rebirth title, her queerness has been pointedly hinted at. Today, however, Wonder Woman's current writer, Greg Rucka, has confirmed in a new interview that yes, Diana of Themyscira is canonically queer.Read More
The animated film Kubo and the Two Strings from LAIKA doesn't come out until next week, but you may have already heard this awesome cut off the soundtrack, which was released August 5th. If you haven't, this cover of The Beatles classic "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" by Regina Spektor is lovely. If you have heard it, this is the recently-released official video. Let this mellow track ease you into your weekend.Read More
In a candid interview with Motto, Evan Rachel Wood discussed working with Ellen Page in Into the Forest, the importance of sharing stories in the LGBT community, biphobia, pay disparity, and representation.Read More
Last week, Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp. On Friday, the news broke that Heard had also filed a restraining order against her soon-to-be-ex-husband, alleging domestic abuse. Outlets like The Daily Mail and The Sun wasted no time reporting on the case, and Heard's allegations also received play in mainstream media outlets that don't always focus so intensely on celebrity news.Read More
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Last week's episode of The 100, called "Thirteen," was one of the best episodes in the series' history. It also included a plot element that left many fans - particularly young lesbian fans - distraught and angry. **SPOILERS TO FOLLOW FOR THE 100. DO NOT GO PAST THIS POINT IF YOU'RE NOT CAUGHT UP**Read More
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on The CW is one of the most gleefully and surprisingly subversive shows on TV right now.Read More
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September 21st-27th marks Bisexual Awareness Week (the one week of the year where we assume corporeal form before Brigadooning back into the hetero mists), and to celebrate, artist Kris Anka posted a lovely sketch on Twitter of some of comics' bisexual heroes.Read More
Brian Michael Bendis' All-New X-Men #40 just came out today, but it's already been the subject of intense scrutiny after pages leaked to Tumblr earlier this week revealed a scene in which Jean Grey forces Iceman (Bobby Drake) to admit he's gay.Read More
And you should be watching it.
Clarke Griffin (Eliza Taylor) was already a tremendously written and performed female character, bucking the typical archetypes for leading ladies, particularly ones on The CW. She is courageous, clinical and kind-hearted, while also being vulnerable and, at times, lethal. She's the brain of the show team, the one who's always trying to keep her people one step ahead of any looming threat. She's a badass.Read More
Catwoman #39 was released yesterday and confirmed what many fans have guessed over the years about everyone’s favorite cat burglar.Read More
There's a lot to unpack about FOX's Gotham, and most of it ain't good. Leaving aside Donal Logue's long-suffering Bullock and Robin Lord Taylor's delightfully sinister Penguin, Gotham is a mess of paint-by-numbers plotlines and unsubtle winks to the Bat-canon. Many of these aspects of the show had some potential, but nearly all were squandered—and none more than the sad tale of Barbara Kean, the latest in a long line of bisexual characters thrown under the bus by network TV.Read More