Trish Bendix

Trish Bendix is a writer in Los Angeles.

Film

This New Woman-Directed Film Explores the Devastating Aftermath of Rape

In "The Light of the Moon," actress Stephanie Beatriz offers a truthful, heartbreaking look at the ways sexual assault survivors live with trauma.
Trish Bendix
11.3.17
Music

Ani DiFranco Is Trying to Learn

In the 90s, Ani DiFranco was hailed as a feminist LGBT icon. In recent years, however, she's angered and alienated the same progressive fan base that once flocked to her.
Trish Bendix
10.10.17
comedy

The Lesbian Couple Embarking on a Comedy Tour to Burst the 'Liberal Bubble'

Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher are out and proud wives on a mission to connect with audiences in rural areas resembling their hometowns.
Trish Bendix
9.21.17
tv

How Tig Notaro and Her All-Women Writers Room Are Tackling Sexual Assault

Season 2 of "One Mississippi" addresses sexual misconduct in the workplace and the rumors surrounding executive producer Louis CK.
Trish Bendix
9.8.17
Culture

Holland Taylor on Embracing Sexy Roles at 74

The star of Stephen King's upcoming "Mr. Mercedes" opens up about avoiding formulaic roles for women and her life as one half of a Hollywood power couple with Sarah Paulson.
Trish Bendix
8.1.17
Culture

Finally, a Lesbian Movie That's Both Super Gay and Universal

Following the success of "Moonlight," indie dramedy "Becks" seeks to bring more LGBT stories to mainstream audiences. The film's creators sat down with Broadly to reveal how they wrote a lesbian film with "broader appeal."
Trish Bendix
7.21.17
Culture

Lesbian Superfans Describe What They Want From 'The L Word' Reboot

"The L Word" was game-changing and hugely significant for its lesbian fans—but many recognize that the series had some notable shortcomings. We spoke to some about what they're hoping to see from the series reboot.
Trish Bendix
7.17.17
Culture

'The Feels' Has Viewers Asking: Should Straight Women Make Lesbian Movies?

Jenée LaMarque, director of the comedy about the lesbian orgasm, told Broadly she wanted to write about female sexuality "without a man being part of that narrative."
Trish Bendix
7.12.17