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Waiting on GLAAD: Bisexual Representation In Media 2015

Photo: Wooden desk with glasses, writer and books and the words "From the desk of Faith Cheltenham". Credit: thefayth.blogspot.com / Faith Cheltenham Every time the bisexual community asks for GLAAD​ to tackle current or upcoming biphobia, it's been a waiting game. Usually, we are asked to wait until GLAAD can utilize the relationships it has with networks and studios to foster a better representation for bi people on TV and Film. I've been told I need to "wait and see" because we haven't read the script. If there was a gay "showrunner" like in the case of the rampant biphobia on GLEE, there was no response, which has been all too common . So, I'm still waiting. Meanwhile, bisexual actor Michelle Rodriguez​ is set to star in a potentially problematic "gender bending" thriller , and there's been an immediate response from GLAAD . GLAAD's Nick Adams​ (WHO I RESPECT THE HELL OUT OF) says, it's a concept that

#DemDebate Racial Air Quotes

Jim Webb's problematic explanation of affirmative action had me in tears...of laughter. #DemDebate