The television landscape is changing rapidly. Where does that leave lesbian, bisexual, and trans women of color on TV? Where have been, and more importantly — where are we going?
The time has come to determine, once and for all, whether or not Bette Porter could win an election! This is it! The final round!
Four contestants remain! This is the last round before the FINAL ELECTION.
Here’s what we loved this year and what we didn’t like very much at all. We’d love to hear your opinions too, obviously!
Can Bette Porter pull this thing out? As I mentioned yesterday, she hasn’t won a single round of voting yet! She keeps getting edged out by the same person!
Six candidates remain! One day to vote!
Dawn Denbo sneaks by again! Seven candidates remain!
Eight candidates remain and you have one day to vote!
Is this just an excuse to keep saying “Govern Me, Mommi”? Let’s put Bette Porter 2020 to an actual vote!
Over 30,000 votes later! Here are your winners and our critic’s picks!
Queer women’s television has grown significantly in recent years. Still, we’ve watched our best continue to be sidelined by a straight white male majority that won’t pay attention to queer stories, women’s stories, stories about people of color. Well, no more my friends!
“I was like Roberta, do your thighs hold both of you? Like if you slide down the wall? And she was like, let’s see. So we tried it on the sidewalk.”
We don’t get to define Emma’s queerness. We don’t get to tell her the terms of our understanding. She’s going to make those choices for herself.
Tanya Saracho demands more from her characters, from her audience. She requires our discomfort, our willingness to bring all of our messy selves in front of the television.
Vida’s second season promises to be deliciously complicated, sultry, and heart-wrenching. Dammit, I already want more!
“The L Word” was supposed to be the beginning of a new era of teevee shows about the real true lives of lesbian and bisexual women — and although we never quite got there, here are 15 examples of shows that don’t just have queer characters in them, but are also *about* being queer.
I considered titling this “Latinx Butches 2018: Welcome To The Thirst Trap,” but that didn’t seem very professional, you know?
It’s our last TV list of 2018!
These are the television shows of 2018 that stand out for their artistry and innovation AND also feature lesbian, bisexual, queer or trans women characters.
“Is this how cis white dudes feel all the time?”