Bisexual Erasure, Part 2

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Is the concept of sexual fluidity erasing bisexuality? Cristen and Caroline continue their discussion of bisexual erasure happening everywhere from academia to "Orange Is the New Black."

Episode Sources:

"The Year in Bisexual Invisibility"

"The Scientific Quest to Prove Bisexuality Exists"

"Erasure of Bisexuality"

"What Is Biphobia?"

"No Bisexuals"

"Here's the One Simple Reason Why We Need More Openly Bisexual Characters on Television"

"Bisexuality on TV: It's Getting Better"

"It Ain't Easy Being Bisexual on TV"

"Bisexuality Is Really Not That Complicated"

"5 Ways That Bi Erasure Hurts More Than Just Bisexual People"

"Legitimate Bisexuality, Presumed Straightness, and Internalizing the Male Gaze"

"Exploring the Umbrella: Bisexuality and Fluidity"

Academic Insights:

"The epistemic contract of bisexual erasure." Kenji Yoshino. Stanford Law Review. Vol. 52, Iss. 2. Jan. 1, 2000.

"Playing with Butler and Foucault: Bisexuality and Queer Theory." April S. Callis. Journal of Bisexuality. Nov. 25, 2009.

"Female Bisexuality from Adolescence to Adulthood: Results from a 10-year Longitudinal Study." Lisa M. Diamond. Developmental Psychology. Vol. 44, No. 1. 2008.

Topics in this Podcast: relationships, pop culture, lgbt, stereotypes, bisexuality