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Val Nigro

Val Nigro is a Seattle-based comedian, actor, and writer who has been hailed for her “intense sense of irony”, “gay stuff”, and “always finding a way to bring up astrology.” She is a member of the sketch group Deep Lez, one half of the comedy duo Pizza Crush, and a co-producer of the QTPOC is Not A Rapper open mic. She appeared in the play “Deep Space Lez” at Seattle’s Gay City Arts, and she has performed at the Portland Queer Comedy Festival, Cinder Block Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, The Comedy Womb Tour, and lesbian living rooms throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Bi-Geekly Report: Black Lightning

Bi-Geekly Report: Black Lightning

Black Lightning is the latest superhero series from The CW and El couldn’t be more excited about it. In this episode of the Bi-Geekly Report, El breaks down the importance of geek pop culture like Black Lightning that features people of color, especially queer ones!

Bi-Geekly Report: Marvel’s Runaways

Bi-Geekly Report: Marvel’s Runaways

In this episode of The Bi-Geekly Report, host El Sanchez breaks down all of the canon for Hulu’s exclusive take on Marvel’s Runaways, including how the teenage superhero show deals with the comics queer Runaway Karolina Dean.

Bi-Geekly Report: Star Wars The Last Jedi

Bi-Geekly Report: Star Wars The Last Jedi

From Carrie Fisher’s General Leia and Laura Dern’s Vice Admiral Holdo to Kelly Marie Tran’s Rose Tico and, of course, Daisy Riddley’s Rey, this year’s Star Wars entry, The Last Jedi, rolls out a lot of strong, female characters to admire.

Bi-Geekly Report: Superhero Movies and Bi Erasure

Bi-Geekly Report: Superhero Movies and Bi Erasure

From Valkyrie and Harley Quinn to Deadpool and Constantine, the studios turning comics into movies have a disturbing history of erasing the bi from our favorite super hero characters, and El Sanchez​ has a few things to say about that.

Bi-Geekly Report: Queer Indie Comics

Bi-Geekly Report: Queer Indie Comics

Just because Marvel and DC are slow to get with the program doesn’t mean that there aren’t some great queer comics out there to enjoy. From Rat Queens to Lumberjanes, El Sanchez offers some of their fave queer comic books for us to enjoy.

Bi-Geekly Report: Queer Fanfiction

Bi-Geekly Report: Queer Fanfiction

While we don’t always see the queer characters we want or need in our favorite geek media, we can always write the queer into the canon ourselves. In this episode of the Bi-Geekly Report, host El Sanchez talks about some of their favorite queer ships in the the world of fanfiction.

Bi-Geekly Report: Halloween Edition, Queer Horror Movies

Bi-Geekly Report: Halloween Edition, Queer Horror Movies

Besides thrills and chills, horror movies have also given us some great (and some problematic) queer representation. In this episode of the Bi-Geekly Report, host El Sanchez talks about their favorite queer moments and queer characters in horror movies.

Bi-Geekly Report: Top Queer Comic Book Characters

Bi-Geekly Report: Top Queer Comic Book Characters

When it comes to queer representation, comic books have struggled as much as other geek related media. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some amazing queer comic book characters out there. In this episode of the Bi-Geekly Report, host El Sanchez shares some of their favorites with us.

Bi-Geeky Report: Which Chris is This?

Bi-Geeky Report: Which Chris is This?

Have you ever noticed how the stars of so many sci-fi and superhero stories are straight, white, cisgender men named Chris? In this episode of the Bi-Geekly Report, host El Sanchez points out the lack of diversity in casting by poking fun at the interchangeability of so many franchise stars.

Bi-Geekly Report: Queer Moments from Steven Universe

Bi-Geekly Report: Queer Moments from Steven Universe

In this episode of our bi-weekly take on queer representation and diversity in geek pop-culture, El Sanchez shares their fave queer moments from Steven Universe, and answers the question: Was that really Jinkx Monsoon we heard in the San Diego Comic Con preview?

Bi-Geekly Report: Star Trek Discovery

Bi-Geekly Report: Star Trek Discovery

In this week’s episode of our hot take on diversity and queer representation in geek pop culture, El Sanchez gives us the lowdown on the newest Star Trek property, Star Trek Discovery.

WRESTLE-GAY-NIA with El and Val: WWE Battleground 2017

WRESTLE-GAY-NIA with El and Val: WWE Battleground 2017

What says freedom more than wet hair, bad tattoos, and American flag print Zubaz? Welcome to your new favorite queer themed wrestling show where El Sanchez, who loves wrestling, and Val Nigro, who just doesn’t get it, give you their hot takes on the latest WWE PPV special, Battleground!