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The Unicorn Scale: Fleabag

You looking for a brief, British, bi binge? Look no further than "Fleabag."

The Unicorn Scale: Leah on the Offbeat

Leah is a drummer, a fangirl, an artist, and the protagonist of Becky Albertalli’s Leah on the Offbeat.

The Unicorn Scale: Abby’s

Let's talk about how much we are loving Network TV's first bi lead!!! That's right, the Unicorn Scale is taking a peek at Abby's.

The Unicorn Scale: Game of Thrones

What were you doing Sunday night? Did it involve Game of Thrones? The Unicorn Scale has certainly been spending some time with the series.

The Unicorn Scale: Lucifer

Season 4 is about to come out, so it seemed like a good time to look back at one of my favorite bi characters, Lucifer.

The Unicorn Scale: Killing Eve

What's better than a bi spy? Multiple bi spies! The Unicorn Scale is taking a look at Season 1 of "Killing Eve."

The Unicorn Scale: Colette

When I heard Colette’s life was getting dramatized and made into a major motion picture, I felt concerned. This treatment looked like it would honor Colette’s bisexuality. Would it rise to the task, or would I get the bait-and-switch? I decided to give it a go.

The Unicorn Scale: Grace and Frankie (Revisited)

Yes, the Unicorn Scale has talked about Grace and Frankie once, but season 5 brought us more to talk about, so now it's time to revisit.

The Unicorn Scale: The Breaker Upperers

Ready for a movie about a bi lady that isn't all about her being bi? Why not join The Unicorn Scale and settle in for "The Breaker Upperers."

The Unicorn Scale: Sex and the City, “Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl”

Do you remember that episode of "Sex and the City" when Carrie dated a bi guy? The Unicorn Scale does.

The Unicorn Scale: Broad City

This week The Unicorn Scale checks in on the ladies of "Broad City," especially Ilana's exploration of her bisexuality.

The Unicorn Scale: Lost Girl

So let’s talk magic. Let’s talk badass bis. Let’s talk Lost Girl.

The Unicorn Scale: Schitt’s Creek

He likes red wine, white wine, and even rose! This week the Unicorn Scale looks at Schitt's Creek and it's bi protagonist, David.

The Unicorn Scale: Cabaret

Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome! This week the Unicorn Scale takes us to "Cabaret."

The Unicorn Scale: The Bisexual

Have you been debating whether or not to watch “The Bisexual”? Maybe you weren’t sure if it would be bi enough. The Unicorn Scale is here to tell you just how bi “The Bisexual” is.

The Unicorn Scale: Carol

Are there any queer holiday movies to keep us company while wrapping presents this year? We, at the Unicorn Scale, are nominating "Carol" as a queer Christmas classic.

The Unicorn Scale: Rent

Remember Maureen in Rent? She was bi, right? The Unicorn Scale takes a peek at Rent's Maureen.

The Unicorn Scale: Tully

Oscars are coming, so let's look back at a movie that you might have missed earlier this year, "Tully."

The Unicorn Scale: Basic Instinct

Not all bi representation is good representation, so let's take a look back at "Basic Instinct."

The Unicorn Scale: Bohemian Rhapsody

Freddie Mercury is one of the most famous bi people in history. So I went to the theater hoping for a small miracle: a film where a bi man’s sexuality would be presented accurately, unapologetically, and inclusively.

The Unicorn Scale: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The Unicorn Scale tackles Detective Rosa Diaz of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and her Season 5 coming out.

The Unicorn Scale: Mulan

This week The Unicorn Scale is going back in time and rewatching "Mulan."

The Unicorn Scale: Younger

This week's Unicorn Scale tackles "Younger."

The Unicorn Scale: Vicki Christina Barcelona

This week, The Unicorn Scale, looks at Vicki Christina Barcelona. For this movie, Woody Allen left Manhattan, and explores polyamory and bisexuality in Catalonia.

The Unicorn Scale: Grown-ish

Grown-ish has a great start with it's bi representation and The Unicorn Scales has high hopes for season 2.

The Unicorn Scale: The Fosters

After 5 seasons of queer representation, The Unicorn Scale looks at how "The Fosters" did on bi representation.

The Unicorn Scale: Disobedience

This week the Unicorn Scale looks at "Disobedience" in which Rachel Weisz plays a bi woman that returns to her conservative Jewish community in North London.

The Unicorn Scale: Blue Is the Warmest Color

This week's Unicorn Scale takes a look at another French bi film, "Blue is the Warmest Color".

The Unicorn Scale: Madam Secretary

The Unicorn Scale is finally making its way around to Madam Secretary, a show with, not one, but TWO bi characters.

The Unicorn Scale: D.E.B.S.

This week The Unicorn Scale goes retro with D.E.B.S.

The Unicorn Scale: Bring It On

This week the unicorn scale goes all the way back to 2000 to take a peep a queer cheerleader we hear might be bi.

The Unicorn Scale: Scotty And The Secret History of Hollywood

As teenagers we all like to imagine that we invented sex, but this documentary about the life of Scotty Bowers reminds us just how wrong we were.

The Unicorn Scale: Solo: A Star Wars Story

Finally, a bi character in a galaxy far, far away...

The Unicorn Scale: Jane The Virgin

Season 4 of Jane the Virgin gave us not one, but two bi characters!

The Unicorn Scale: New Girl

It's time for the Unicorn Scale to tackle New Girl and its lovely bi ladies.

The Unicorn Scale: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

This week The Unicorn Scale turns its bi lens to the classic film "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof."

The Unicorn Scale: Love Songs

This week The Unicorn Scale looks at a bunch of dreamy French folks singing and being bi together. Welcome to "Love Songs."

The Unicorn Scale: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Ever wonder about the women behind the man behind Wonder Woman? This week The Unicorn Scale took a peek at the biopic "Professor Marston and the Wonder Women."

The Unicorn Scale: Brokeback Mountain

This week The Unicorn Scale takes a look back at a great bi movie, "Brokeback Mountain."

The Unicorn Scale: The Color Purple

Happy Oscars! Let's talk about one of the most nominated films of all time, which also happens to have some awesome bi ladies in it.

The Unicorn Scale: Call Me By Your Name

The Unicorn Scale is getting ready for the Oscars with a peek at Call Me By Your Name.

The Unicorn Scale: Ladybird

The Oscars are quick approaching, so let's take peek at one of the contenders, Ladybird.

The Unicorn Scale: Grace and Frankie

This week The Unicorn Scale takes a peek at Netflix's "Grace and Frankie".

The Unicorn Scale: The Orville

This week we take a peek at Seth MacFarlane's sci-fi comedy, The Orville.

The Unicorn Scale: She’s Gotta Have It

This week The Unicorn Scale is looking at Spike Lee’s Netflix reboot of his breakthrough film, She’s Gotta Have It.

The Unicorn Scale: Thelma and Louise

In honor of what will hopefully be a bright and wonderful New Year, The Unicorn Scale is looking back to a beloved classic.

The Unicorn Scale: Godless

This week, The Unicorn Scale takes a gander at "Godless" and its collection of great female characters in the wild west.

The Unicorn Scale: Shadowhunters

This week The Unicorn Scale takes a peek at the delightful Magnus Bane of "Shadowhunters".

The Unicorn Scale: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

This week's Unicorn Scale takes a look at the Swedish thriller, "Girl With The Dragon Tattoo."

The Unicorn Scale: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Let's talk about Darryl Whitefeather of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" and how he's "getting bi."

The Unicorn Scale: The Bold Type

This Unicorn Scale edition covers my newest, happiest TV obsession – “The Bold Type,” ... This frothy, fashionable, blisteringly smart comedy-drama centers on the adventures of Jane, Sutton, and Kat, three twentysomething women working at Scarlet, a global women’s magazine.

The Unicorn Scale: Bob’s Burgers

In preparation for this week's season premiere, The Unicorn Scale takes a peek at Bob's Burgers.

The Unicorn Scale: The Good Place

In preparation for season 2 of "The Good Place" Jennie Roberson takes a look at the slow reveal of Eleanor's (the main character) bisexuality over the course of season 1.

The Unicorn Scale: Empire

This week's Unicorn Scale we look at "Empire" a show that is part King Lear and part Dynasty with a lot of hip hop thrown in. There are also a surprising number of bi characters, let's explore.

The Unicorn Scale: Stage Beauty

Today The Unicorn Scale takes a look at "Stage Beauty," a movie set in the 17th century where a man and a woman each hope to be the best Desdemona on the English stage.

The Unicorn Scale: Appropriate Behavior

This week I was sick to death of watching shows with bi characters who never ever said the word bi, so I decided to sit down and watch "Appropriate Behavior." If you too are sick to death of bi erasure and bi invisibility, check out this awesome movie written, directed, and starring a real life bi woman about a bi woman!

The Unicorn Scale: Frida

In honor of Frida Kahlo's birthday, The Unicorn Scale takes a look at Julie Taymor's 2002 biopic, Frida.

The Unicorn Scale: Imagine Me and You

This week The Unicorn Scale's guest writer, SB, takes us back to 2005 and the romantic comedy, "Imagine Me and You".

The Unicorn Scale: Some Like It Hot

In honor of Marilyn Monroe's birthday, The Unicorn Scale decided to revisit one of my all time favorite movies, "Some Like It Hot." Yes, it was made in 1959, but it was surprisingly progressive and still plays very well today.

The Unicorn Scale: Outlander

This week The Unicorn Scale tackles the time traveling extravaganza, "Outlander".
Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and sexual violence

The Unicorn Scale: Chewing Gum

This week The Unicorn Scale looks at the hilarious comedy, "Chewing Gum," specifically the episode "The Unicorn." 'Cause how could we resist?

The Unicorn Scale: Velvet Goldmine

This week we dive into Todd Haynes' 1998 Glam Rock extravaganza "Velvet Goldmine."

Welcome to The Unicorn Scale: Black Sails

Welcome to The Unicorn Scale where we will be talking about the quality of bi representation in various shows, films, and books. First up is Starz's "Black Sails."