After years of underrepresentation, bisexual individuals are finally starting to get some spotlight.
While gay and lesbian folks have gone mainstream with the help of Will Grace and Ellen DeGeneres, bisexuality has often been pushed aside and stigmatized. Identifying as bi has often been considered a pit stop on the way to coming out as gay and was rarely recognized as an identity in its own right.
But now more than ever that’s beginning to change. Of course, there have been a few bisexual TV characters before (The Good Wife‘s Kalinda Sharma, The OC‘s Marissa Cooper, SATC‘s Samantha Jones) and trailblazer celebs who have led the way (Anna Paquin) but it was always just one or two here and there. Not to mention that bi TV characters were mostly white women who were merely treated as sex objects and not complex people.
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found @ 18 likes ON 2019-01-16 06:16:16 BY ME.ME