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
)
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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