Articles about Bisexual Women

Interview
with Gioia Bruno of Exposé
Gioia Bruno from '80s
girl group Exposé speaks out on fame, her bisexuality and how she beat
the throat tumor that threatened her voice.
Review
of The Black Dahlia
Featuring The L Word's
Mia Kirshner in the title role, Brian De Palma's stylish noir is light
on substance but heavy on lesbian subplot.

Rock Star: Supernova's Patrice Pike

The bisexual indie rocker talks about her new gig on Rock Star: Supernova,
her fans and challenging herself creatively.

Flying High with Dreya Weber

The "omnisexual" producer and star of The Gymnast talks
about aerial arts, making a film about gay women, and working with Cher.

The Bisexual Mystique

Though not outed until 13 years into the X-Men comic book series,
Mystique is the most popular bisexual character in the Marvel universe
today.
Bisexual
Comic Strip Heroine Bruno
The
philosophical and free-spirited Bruno explores love, commitment, and sexual
identity in artist Christopher Baldwin's online comic strip.
Interview
with Maja Ivarsson of The Sounds

The
charismatic bisexual singer talks about her band's queer following
and their new cd, Dying To Say This To You.
Review
of Portrait of a Marriage
Now
available unedited for the first time in the U.S., this British melodrama
features one of the great Sapphic couples in cinematic history.

Imagination
Ignited: Singer-Songwriter Rachael Sage

T
he
prolific songstress talks about coming out as bisexual, the joys and
trials of life on the road, and her latest release, The Blistering
Sun
.

Interview
With Bisexual Top Model Contestant Leslie Mancia

Former
Top Model contestant Leslie Mancia talks about being openly bisexual,
getting grilled by Janice Dickinson, and the pleasures of playing a dominatrix
in her photo shoot.
Iyari
Limon on Buffy, Bisexuality, and Adventures in Cooking

The newly-out bisexual actress talks about her culinary
ambitions, her new film, auditioning for The L Word, and playing
gay on Buffy

(also read the full
interview transcript
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Cuts
Like a Knife: Basic Instinct 2 and the Bisexual Sex Scenes That
You Won't See

The campy sequel to the controversial 1992 thriller opened without the
expected bisexual content or outcry from the GLBT activist community.
Playing
Straight: The Final Frontier for Lesbian Actresses

How much has changed for leading lesbian actresses in Hollywood since
Anne Heche came out?
Bif
Naked: A Decade of Out and Proud Bisexuality

One of the
few openly and unabashedly bisexual women in today's music industry
is an underground success.
In
Praise of Sweeps Lesbianism
The evolution of sweeps
lesbianism suggests that while it may be exploitive in the short term,
it leads to better lesbian visibility in the long run.
Review
of Mulholland Dr.
 
A
pre-Kong Naomi Watts shines as a lesbian in David Lynch's
baffling drama.
2005
Year in Review: Queer Women on TV

From bisexual teens to butch African Americans to more lesbians on reality
TV, the year's representation of lesbians and bi women on television.
The
L Word
's Vanishing Bisexual

Is the series
finally going to deliver on its promise to accurately and sensitively
portray bisexuality?

Sex
and Condemnation on Rome
The
HBO series about power and politics in ancient Rome

connects lesbianism and incest.

Interview
with Sarah Rhoades from America's Next Top Model

Sarah
talks to us about hooking up with Kim, whether she considers herself to
be gay, and how folks in her conservative Midwestern home town are reacting
to the show.


Henry and June
Uma
Thurman steals the show as one-half of a married couple who unwittingly
have an affair with the same woman.

Bisexual
Women in Film From the Early '90s to Today

From
Basic Instinct to Kissing Jessica Stein to next month's
Rent, portrayals of bisexual women in film have come a long
way since Personal Best. Or have they?

Don't
Quote Me: Straight Girls Happen

The lure of the lesbian is something
many straight women can't seem to resist.

Back
in the Day: Personal Best Broke Bisexual Ground

The
theatrical debut of Personal Best in 1982 was a watershed moment
in the history of representations of bisexual women in film.

Interview
with Sandra Bernhard
The
outspoken bisexual comedian/actress/social commentator talks about her
career, her girlfriend, and doing cultural comedic criticism.

Remembering
Greta Garbo

The queer 1920s movie star Greta Garbo is remembered this month with
the premiere of a new documentary about her life, and the release of
her most famous movies on DVD.


HBO's Rome: It's No Lesbos
 
A
look at what the new HBO series has to say about the lives of
women in 52 BC, including some who have relationships with other women.

Review
of Pretty Persuasion

Evan Rachel Wood delivers a powerful performance as a feral creature,
quietly dangerous to everyone around her.

Review
of Two for One

This funny novel explores a woman's attempt to successfully maintain
her relationship with her boyfriend and her girlfriend.
Interview
with Miranda July
The
queer filmmaker talks about her award-winning new dramedy Me and
You and Everyone We Know
, now in limited theatrical release.
Sophie
B. Hawkins Still a Hit
The
omnisexual singer-songwriter talks to us about her career and her 1992
hit song "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover," which she performs
tonight on the NBC reality show Hit Me Baby, One More Time.
Interview
with America's Next Top Model's Michelle

The recently eliminated contestant from the popular UPN reality show
talks about coming out as bisexual on TV, her wrestling career, and
what's next for her.

Review
of In the City
This Spanish ensemble film
includes a sensitive, mature portrayal of a bisexual woman.

One
Tree Hill
's Anna Finds Courage–and Romance?

Creator Mark Schwahn and actress Daniella Alonso talk to us about
Anna's big upcoming storyline.

One
Tree Hill's
Anna: Yep, She's Bisexual

Daniella Alonso's recurring teen Latina character on the WB teen drama
was revealed to like guys and girls on last night's episode,
making her television's first real bisexual character of color.
The
O.C.
's Alex Boosts Bisexual Visibility on TV

Olivia
Wilde's character on the popular teen drama is one of the few decent
bisexual characters on network TV in recent history.
 

Review
of Producing Adults
This
new Finnish film is not your typical coming-out story, but a more realistic
look at romance in all of its heartbreaking complexity.

Review
of Personal Best

More than 20 years after its theatrical release, Personal Best
continues to be relevant and compelling because it’s not just a lesbian
movie—it’s a well-done film about sports, with athletes who happen to
be women falling in love with each other.

Ani
DiFranco, Folksinger and Entrepreneur
One
of the most prolific women in music, Ani DiFranco has worked hard to
achieve some amazing accomplishments in the music world while maintaining
her integrity and connection to her audience.

Queer
Women Abound on MTV's Battle of the Sexes 2
This
latest installment of MTV's Real World/Road Rules franchise
includes more openly lesbian and bisexual women than any show on television
so far.

Review
of When Will I Be Loved

This
new take on the classic Black Widow story features Neve Campbell in
one of her best performances to date as a bisexual woman who turns the
tables on the men trying to con her.

Rescue
Me
's Unusual Coming-Out Scene

Last week's episode of the FX series Rescue Me offered one
of the oddest father-daughter conversations ever seen on television when
a teenage girl revealed she had a girlfriend– and her father rejoiced
at the news.
North
Shore
's "Lesbian" Storyline

The FOX series' new three-episode storyline about a pseudo-lesbian
couple who date a male surfer sends all the wrong messages about lesbian
and bisexual women.

Review
of Frida
Warning:
watching this film about the legendary bisexual Mexican
artist and socialist may lead to an intense desire for tango lessons
and large bottles of tequila.

Interview
with Kinnie Starr
The bisexual singer
who describes her style as "head-nodding pop with a fresh sexy
hop" talks to us about her music (which has been featured on The
L Word),
her Native American/Native Canadian roots, and
her new album.

Claire
Embraces Experimentation on Six Feet Under

This storyline
offers one of the most honest and realistic portrayals of a woman exploring
her sexuality that we've seen on TV in a long time.

Queer
as Folk
Tackles Lesbians Who Sleep With Men – and Misses

This
season, QAF attempts to explore the controversial topic of lesbians
who sleep with men, but ends up only recycling a well-worn plot device.

Review
of Goldfish Memory

Goldfish
Memory
focuses on the pitfalls and pratfalls of finding love in
modern society that offers a refreshing outlook on relationships coupled
with poor plotting and a lack of heart.

Review
of Lily Festival
The
Japanese film Lily Festival explores the sexual antics of a
group of older women–including an evolving lesbian relationship–in
a way that is both dignified, humorous, and sexy.

Leah
Embraces Her Sexuality on Starting Over

Daytime reality TV series Starting Over became an unlikely
vehicle for lesbian and bisexual visibility through
the journey of Leah, a 32-year-old woman coming to terms with her attraction
to women
.

The
Sweet Sound of Peaches
Unlike
pop stars who flirt with lesbianism for publicity, Peaches is much more
than a tease: she lavishes her sexuality equally on men and women.

Interview
with Maria Maggenti
Maria
Maggenti wrote and directed the 1995 indie hit The Incredibly True
Adventures of 2 Girls in Love
.

Wonderfalls'
Lesbian Republican and Her Bisexual Girlfriend

This Thursday's
episode of the new Fox series explores Sharon and Beth's blossoming
relationship.
Pink
and Christina Talk About Sex
Singers
Christina Aguilera and Pink declare their love for and right to have sex–with
men and women.
Leisha
Hailey Says the "B" Word on The L Word

Hailey is one of the more intriguing actors on Showtime’s new drama The
L Word
.
Oops,
They Did it Again: Pop Stars Exploit Lesbianism for Profit

The record
industry is in turmoil. What better way to get tongues wagging than wagging
tongues with an attractive member of the same sex?
Gay
Men vs. Gay Women on TV
Who
has better representation on TV, gay men or lesbian/bisexual women?
Interview
with Olga Sosnovska
The
actress who plays Lena on All My Children talks about what she
expected when she took the role, and what she thinks about the relationship
between her character and Bianca.
Saffron
Burrows Embraces Lesbian Relationships On-Screen and Off

30-year old
British actress Saffron Burrows is an openly bisexual feminist
with a successful film career who doesn't shy away from lesbian
relationships.
Heather
Graham Woos Saffron Burrows in Upcoming Gray Matters

The indie
film Gray Matters, currently in production, tells the story of
a woman and her brother who both fall for the same woman.
K
Street
's Bisexual Republican
HBO's
new political drama series K Street offers one of the more unusual
bisexual characters we've seen on television recently.
Premiere
Week 2003

Network TV is looking pretty grim for lesbian and bisexual women this
season.
Review
of Laurel Canyon
The
chemistry between Alex (Kate Beckinsale) and Jane (Frances McDormand)
builds slowly and realistically.
Review
of Margaret Cho's "Revolution"

Margaret Cho
has always been a little bit revolutionary just by being herself: a Korean-American
occasionally-bisexual woman who loudly and persistently challenges the
status quo.
Review
of Prey for Rock and Roll
A
powerful film about perseverance through sheer determination, and how
sometimes simply surviving can be defined as success.
VMA's
Madonna-Britney-Christina Kiss: Progress or Publicity Stunt?

The underlying
pulse of lesbian sexuality plays out in the "sugar mamma" power
dynamic between Britney and Madonna, and Christina and Madonna.
Interview
with Paradigm
The
queer hip hop artist and poet Paradigm talks about sexuality and hip hop,
lesbian and bisexual visibility in entertainment.
Ally
McBeal
, Heteroflexibility, and Lesbian Visibility on TV

Ally
McBeal
is one of the reasons lesbian visibility has improved on television
in the last few years.
Bi
With a Boyfriend: The Latest Hollywood Trend?

Recently there
has been a stampede of high-profile women acknowledging their attraction
to both genders–but none of them are actually dating women.
Xena
and Gabrielle: Lesbian Icons
Xena
and Gabrielle were partners in the true sense of the word, and paved the
way for other female action shows and more explicit lesbian relationships
on television.
Interview
with Tian Kitchen from The Amazing Race 4

The recently
eliminated contestant on the CBS reality show talks about her experience
on the show.
Brazil's
Women in Love: a Happy Ending With No Kiss?

The
network behind Brazil's largest nighttime drama are surprised at the
overwhelming viewer support for the show's first lesbian couple.
NBC's
Coupling to Feature a Bisexual Asian-American Woman

If the American
version of Coupling is faithful to the British version, Jane's
bisexuality will primarily serve as fodder for jokes.
Interview
with Brent Hartinger, Author of "Geography Club"

The author
of the hit new YA novel about a group of gay teens talks about how gay
teens are typically portrayed in YA fiction.
Lesbians
in Prison: the UK's Bad Girls
Welcome
to HMP (her Majesty’s prison) Larkhall, a fictitious prison set in the
outskirts on London, England that is the setting for the hit television
show Bad Girls, now in its fifth season.
Karen
Walker and the Bisexual Straight Woman
Karen
on Will and Grace frequently makes direct or thinly-veiled comments
about being attracted to other woman, but rarely or never actually dates
women.
Australia's
The Secret Life of Us
Makes No Secret of Lesbian Relationships

The
Secret Life Of Us
is the first Australian show to feature a gay female
character of Asian decent.
All
My Children:
A Lesbian Kiss to Build a Dream On?

After
days of hype, we finally saw the first lesbian kiss on daytime television,
and it didn't disappoint.
Soul
Food'
s Bird: Bisexual or Bi-Curious?
The
information revealed so far makes it clear that Bird's relationship
with her lesbian friend Eva will go beyond friendship this season.
An
Unexpected Love
Doesn't Live Up to Expectations

The
problem with this new Lifetime movie isn't that the ending is too
neat, but that the middle is too messy.
The
Problem with T.A.T.U.
Why
do so many lesbian and bisexual women continue to be fans of T.A.T.U.
despite the increasingly disturbing information coming
out about the group?
T.A.T.U.'s
Video the Next New Thing in Lesbian Visibility?

A pair of
Russian teens marketed themselves as lesbians, and their latest video
is topping the charts.
Sad
Sex, Sailor Hats, and Silly Phrases: Earthlings Points to Ponder

To be critical of the first real attention we get seems, well,
downright ungrateful. But what is up with that sailor hat?

The
Angelina Jolie Phenomenon
Straight women are drawn
to Angelina Jolie precisely because of her unwillingness to hide her
bisexuality.

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