TV Lists

Happy Bi Visibility Day: The Best Bisexual Representation on TV

Dear TV writers and boomers, bisexuality is not a phase or a stepping stone.

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Though bisexual people make up roughly 52% of the LGBTQ+ community, they've been underrepresented on television and in media for a long time.

When they do appear, they're frequently painted as sociopaths (cough, Villanelle on Killing Eve) or are painted as promiscuous or confused, if their identities are addressed at all.

Fortunately, many recent TV shows have been making up for decades of bisexual erasure and misrepresentation by featuring nuanced bisexual characters. On this Bisexual Visibility Day, here are some of TV's greatest bisexual icons.

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TV Features

"House Hunters" Featured Its First Throuple, and We Love That

It only took HGTV 2,000 episodes, but they've finally shown us that three's not a crowd.


Has there ever been a show as thrilling as House Hunters?

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Dwyane Wade Opens Up About Parenting a Transgender Child

The NBA star visited The Ellen DeGeneres Show to share his experience raising a teen in the LGBTQ+ community.

Dwyane Wade’s Candid Talk About Supporting His 12-Year-Old's Gender Identity

Dwyane Wade might be best known for his work on the court, but he's also gaining popularity for being a stellar ally to the LGBTQ+ community.

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Culture Feature

NikkieTutorials' Coming Out Story Is a Giant Leap for Normalizing Being Transgender

The popular YouTube beauty guru revealed she's transgender in an emotional video.

Nikkie de Jager @ The Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of In America: A Lexicon of Fashion - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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This week, Nikkie de Jager—better known as NikkieTutorials—posted a YouTube video titled "I'm Coming Out," in which the massively popular beauty guru revealed that she is a transgender woman.

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Music Features

Hayley Kiyoko's "She" Is an Anthem for Closeted Kids

Kiyoko's final single from her project "I'm Too Sensitive For This Sh*t" has a music video that will get you in your feelings.

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When I first realized I was bisexual, I didn't know any girls who liked girls in real life.

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Lil Nas X Seems to Come Out, but How Can We Trust a Human Meme?

It's the perfect statement to once again make the music industry squirm and confront its arbitrary gate-keeping of what's accepted within certain genres and their typical lack of diversity.

Lil Nas X arrives at the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards

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After causing upheaval in country music, the Twitter-verse, and our innermost souls where catchy songs go to die, Lil Nas X has made another bold declaration that makes it clear he's only here for the memes.

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