Our Favorite Bi Characters of the 2015-16 Season


Let’s hear it for the Bis! We’re celebrating some of our favorite bisexual characters of the 2015-16 tv season. Are yours on the list?

Angela Montenegro, Bones

After years of will-they-won’t-they, Angela and bug specialist Jack Hodgins are now married with a child. Season 11, still airing, is a must see for long time fans of the squints. Relive Angela’s memorable entrance in the pilot and revisit her journey on Netflix in time for the twelfth and final season. Anyone else hoping for one more Roxie appearance before we say goodbye?


Annalise Keating, How to Get Away With Murder

The conversation that occurred between Professor Annalise Keating and her ex-girlfriend in a season two flashback rang true for so many who struggle with sexuality and labels. This season we saw Professor Keating navigate her relationships with her husband, ex-girlfriend, and former boyfriend with tenderness and depth. Hopefully the show will revisit its problematic portrayal of bisexual men.

Bo Dennis, Lost Girl

We’ve loved Bo Dennis, Succubus since she burst onto the scene in that (hopefully pleather) jacket of hers. Lost Girl introduced multiple queer women characters including Bo’s love Lauren and bisexual Tamsin. The final season of this at times uneven but always fun show is out on Netflix now.


Callie Torres, Grey’s Anatomy

B is for badass, and we’ll miss our badass bisexual queen Calliope.

Cece Parekh and Reagan, New Girl

Season five introduced original character Cece’s bisexuality. It also brought guest star (and real life out bisexual) Megan Fox to our screens as Reagan, Cece’s former flame. Reagan explicitly self identified as bisexual in her first episode. And not only did roommate Winston say “I know what bisexual means, Nick” YA’LL, HE ACTUALLY DID.

Clarke Griffin, The 100

It’s no secret that we love Clarke Griffin, lead character on the CW’s The 100. Our favorite flamekeeping space bisexual continues to save the world one lever at a time. See you for season four, queerkru!

Darryl Whitefeather, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Darryl Whitefeather stole hearts and stuck in heads with his coming out song ‘Getting Bi ’. Renewed for a sophomore season, we can’t wait to see what is in store. “Cause Bi’s legit!”

Emmy, Casual

Critically-acclaimed Hulu show Casual had a stellar first season, in no small part to the guest appearance of polyamorous bisexual Emmy. Hopefully she’ll make a return appearance in the fast approaching season two.


Roscoe Kaan, House of Lies

Over five seasons we’ve watched Roscoe navigate their nonbinary identity and interest in dating both the same and other genders. The current season is House of Lies’ last—catch up now on Hulu’s Showtime extension!

Veronica Fisher, Shameless

V and Svetlana married in season six, allowing Svetlana to stay in the country (and keep keeping V and her partner Kevin’s bar.) When things became physical with Svetlana, V’s confession to Kevin became the catalyst for communicating her newly discovered needs. Their partnership evolved as a result. The newly formed triad ended season six all smiles.


Summer 2016 includes the return of bisexual characters on Mistresses, Orange is the New Black, and more. Now that you’ve heard some of our favorite bisexual characters on tv right now, what are yours?

SB Swartz
S.B. Swartz is an author covering inclusive wellness, queer family, and entertainment. As a contributing writer for bi.org, S.B. created the Step Bi Step series for bi parents and originated the This Bi Life series showcasing bi community stories. S.B. has had interviews and essays published at Shondaland, The Establishment, Bust, Ravishly, and more.

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