All bi myself: bi erasure into the news. Of a thirty days ago…

All bi myself: bi erasure into the news. Of a thirty days ago…

In regards to an ago, i came across this article at huffington post month. Dismiss the actual article for an instant and always check the slideshow out at the end: “Celebrity LGBT Families.” We clicked through the images and ended up being astonished to get that the last two had been about bisexual ladies. As being a bisexual girl myself, that is very much accustomed to reading articles and watching films or tv which are seemingly about LGBTQ problems, or are LGBTQ friendly, and never seeing any fellow “B”s included, I happened to be delighted. Nonetheless it quickly became a rather moment that is sobering.

I became so worked up about seeing simply two of thirty two examples referencing bisexuals, but why? (Although Cynthia Nixon does not want to make use of the term.) It’s so hard to get bisexual addition into the news, that two (perhaps one . 5) slides were cause for a massive event.

Bisexuals in many cases are over looked and forgotten in conversations of LGBTQ dilemmas in pop music tradition and also the news, a propensity called “bi erasure,” or perhaps the constant overlooking or re explaining of bisexuality in news, history, and academia. Continue reading “All bi myself: bi erasure into the news. Of a thirty days ago…”