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Why bisexual representation in media is important

Bisexuals are often one of the most overlooked segments of the LGBTQ community.

Bisexuals are often one of the most overlooked segments of the LGBTQ community.

Quick, name your favorite bi character on TV!

OK, name a bi character on TV.

If it took you way too long to name How To Get Away With Murder’s Annalise Keating and you couldn’t even think of a bi guy on TV, you realize how invisible bisexuality is in media.

Luckily, bi journalist Eliel Cruz just made a witty video explaining why bi representation is so important in media. In fact, according to GLAAD, there are only 14 characters on primetime TV that are bi (most of whom are women).

Watch below, and keep hoping and praying that they make one (or both) NCIS: LA co-leads LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell bi in time for sweeps. That would be worth watching.

https://youtu.be/XU7Ka_F5cYo

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