Bi Furious Test

When we started the Scottish Bi+ Network, our first event was a film screening, and since then we’ve ended up doing a lot about bi+ representation in the media. Two of the questions we get asked a lot are: Why is representation so important? And what do we mean when we as a community ask … Read more

Bi+ at the fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is now underway and we are pleased to report that there are a number of Bi+ themed shows and Bi+ performers! Below is a list of the shows we are aware of so far. Algorithms: “A bisexual Bridget Jones for the online generation.” Venue 33, Pleasance Courtyard, £11 Bi-Cycle: “A spin … Read more

A Very Bi+ Awards Season

Usually we’re lucky if we get one film a year, with Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name bringing award-winning bi+ representation to our screens in the past couple of years.This year, twenty-bi-teen is living up to its name. The awards season is coming to a close with the Oscars tonight, and for the first … Read more

The Bi Life Review

I’m going to admit that dating shows aren’t usually my thing, and I was worried that The Bi Life would be over-the-top reality tv at its worst. But I’m happy to say that not only is it a dating show that I could watch without cringing, but it’s also some of the best bi+ representation … Read more

Review of The Bisexual

Ask almost any bi person what they want in a character, and they will tell you that they want them to say the word, to have a character that can’t have their bisexuality explained away as ‘just a phase’ or a ‘stepping stone to gayness’.Desiree Akhavan’s new comedy drama has done one better, it not … Read more

Bi+ Representation In The Media

Our Bi+ Media Project There is a distinct lack of representation of Bi+ characters in mainstream media, even more scarce is good representation.We are carrying out a review of what media is out there, with the aim of highlighting good examples that people may have missed. Primarily this is looking at TV and Film, however we will … Read more