Tag Archives: TV

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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The Fall returns

We’re delighted to see that BBC drama The Fall returns to the airwaves on BBC2 at 9pm tonight. The central character of the show is Stella Gibson; a part written for and played by Gillian Anderson (still best known for playing Scully in The X-Files). Stella is a superintendent in the Metropolitan Police, out as bisexual, though her sexual orientation […]

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BiMediaWatch: Sense8, Person Of Interest, OITNB & more

Sense8 is a science fiction series made for Netflix by the Wachowski siblings (who brought us The Matrix) along with BAFTA-nominated screenwriter J. Michael Straczynski (who created Babylon 5 and wrote The Amazing Spider-Man comic book series), which won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Drama Series this year. The series focuses on a group of eight characters from different […]

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Complaints Prompt Ofcom Action on Biggins

Broadcasting regulator OFCOM have announced they are investigating Christopher Biggins’ biphobic comments on Celebrity Big Brother following viewer complaints. Some 20 complaints were recorded by the regulator about his comments made nearly two months ago. Biggins had declared that bisexuals ought to “pick a team” and “the worst type” of people; explaining bisexuality as, “what it is, is people not […]

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