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Pride Talks: Nicole Pacent on Bisexual Misrepresentation in Hollywood

When we last spoke with Nicole Pacent about bisexuality and mental health, she explained that a common problem with mainstream media portraying bisexual characters, specifically, is the erasure of the character's bisexual nature. This is due in part to bisexuality being confused with polyamory to some degree, but the issue goes even further when developing a… Continue reading Pride Talks: Nicole Pacent on Bisexual Misrepresentation in Hollywood

Queer Review: CLAIREvoyant (Episodes 6 – 14)

When we last left CLAIREvoyant, Claire (Natasha Negovanlis) had just blown it big time with her dream girl Nico (Sabryn Rock), after accidentally ingesting some of Ruby's (Annie Briggs) pot brownies. Telling someone their aunt is dead is not a good idea, at least not on a first date. Lets take a look to see… Continue reading Queer Review: CLAIREvoyant (Episodes 6 – 14)

Q & A: “Swerve” Series Talks Mental Health & Season 3

For far too long, topics like queer sexuality and mental health have been stigmatized in mainstream media. Often when our community has seen characters who identify as LGBTQ+, that also happen to have a backstory involving mental illness, the plot involving this character quickly becomes problematic. If a queer character exists with a past history… Continue reading Q & A: “Swerve” Series Talks Mental Health & Season 3

Nicole Pacent: How Bi-Erasure Leads to Mental Health Trouble for the Bisexual Community

It's an alarming fact: Bisexual individuals have the worst mental health within the LGBTQ+ community. It has been reported that 40% of bisexual people have, at some point in their life, considered or attempted suicide. Furthermore, bisexual people tend to suffer from anxiety, depression and alcohol abuse at double the rate of non-bi identifying members… Continue reading Nicole Pacent: How Bi-Erasure Leads to Mental Health Trouble for the Bisexual Community

Queer Review: CLAIREvoyant (Episodes 1-5)

In the late 1990’s through early 2000’s, TV psychics were all the rage. You couldn’t go a day without hearing a Miss Cleo’s commercial, with testimony from callers who had received a grand psychic reading from Miss Cleo, herself. Each commercial always ended the same: “Call me now for your free reading!” she’d tell viewers,… Continue reading Queer Review: CLAIREvoyant (Episodes 1-5)