The Throwaways

The Throwaways

2 Seasons

When newly out teen Olivia loses her family, her home, and her future in one fell swoop, she's taken in by a resilient group of lesbian misfits. Things can only get better. Right?
Despite the repeal of DADT and the recent Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, LGBT kids are still being bullied, harassed, and thrown out of their homes because of their sexuality. The Throwaways follows straight-A, straight-laced, and anything but straight Olivia on her quest to find a safe place to be herself. This series showcases the still tenuous nature of LGBT acceptance in America, as well as the comedy and comfort to be found in new friends and allies.

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The Throwaways
  • Meet The Throwaways: Amy

    Episode 1

    Amy is one of Fionas quieter girls, but that doesn mean she doesn have a song to sing. In this short, Amy reveals what brought her to Chicago from Utah, what that hospital bracelet on her arm is for, and what she has in common (or not) with that guy from Harry Potter. Fiona is played by Bridget M...

  • Meet The Throwaways: Fiona

    Episode 2

    Simultaneously nurturing and cruel, Fiona is one of the more mysterious characters in THE THROWAWAYS. In this episode, Fiona reveals the road that led to her becoming the leader of the Throwaways, as well as a little more about her complicated relationship with the big boss, Bill.

  • Meet The Throwaways: Jayne

    Episode 3

    Jayne seems confident and self-assured, but Fiona is determined to peel back the layers and find out whats hiding under near Jaynes rough and tough exterior. Find out the pet situation in the Throwaways hideout, as well as why Jayne thinks Fiona is the ‘worst lesbian ever.

  • Meet The Throwaways: Jazzlyn

    Episode 4

    Jazzlyn has the worst poker face ever. In this segment, Fiona probes Jazz about her special relationship with her brother and whether or not she has any 2s. Go Fish, Fiona.

  • Meet The Throwaways: Nancy

    Episode 5

    Nancy (Ashley Nguyen) is all about Jazzlyn. But when Jazzlyn isn around, Fiona (Bridget McManus) gets Nancy to share a lot more. Find out about the home that crumbled right out from under Nancys feet, as well as the promises Fiona makes to get Nancy to stick around.

  • Meet The Throwaways: Olivia

    Episode 6

    Olivia, the main character of The Throwaways, is on the move and on guard. In this rare moment of quiet, Fiona lets Olivia breathe and process everything that happened after she fled her nasty fate back home. Olivia tries to explain away her mothers actions; Fiona shows that theres more than one ...

  • Meet The Throwaways: Rynn

    Episode 7

    We like to imagine that Rynn showed up just in time to ruin some perfectly debaucherous Pride festivities for poor Fiona, but thats the price Fiona pays for being a full-time mama duck. Fiery and unpredictable, even Rynn succumbs to Fionas charms, even if shes not about to share what she stole wh...