There Needs To Be More Bisexual Representation In The Media

There Needs To Be More Bisexual Representation In The Media

For some reason, it's difficult for most people to understand being attracted to more than one type of person.

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I feel like this is still a touchy subject. Bisexuality isn't something that most people feel comfortable discussing, but I'm going to talk about it anyhow.

Bisexuality, like the other sections of the LGBTQ+ society, has been taboo since forever. For some reason, it's difficult for most people to understand being attracted to more than one type of person.

Since it's not a very popular topic, there aren't very many, if any, movies or TV shows that have bi characters in them. Ever since there have been more movies or TV shows that feature gay characters, it's become more of a norm to see in the media.

Even though this was a huge step for the LGBTQ+ community, there are still major groups missing from the media.

One of the most important shows, that has more than a few bisexual characters but doesn't make them a huge deal, is "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

This show is innovative in more than one way, but this is one of them. Instead of making the sexuality of the characters a big deal throughout the show, some of their sexualities aren't really addressed at all.

This philosophy isn't bad; it needs to become normal to see other characters with varying sexualities in the media. "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" is doing this the right way. It doesn't make it seem like they know they're being innovative by including bisexual characters — it makes it normal.

On the other hand, however, there's a fantastic song about the main character's boss, Daryl, realizing he's bisexual - and it's the best.

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"Gettin' Bi" tackles all the usual questions that bisexuals get. It's new, it's fantastic, and it's helping the community by exposing more people to the realities of sexuality.

This doesn't happen often because it feels like the media is still scared to talk about the subject (even though we've come so far discussing the gay community).

We need more movies and TV shows that include bisexual characters, like "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

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14 Types Of Girls You Meet At Every College Party As Told By 'The Bachelor' Contestants

There are girls crying, people making out, and more drama than I can handle.

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'Bachelor' season is upon us, which means Monday nights are now filled with more drama, more wine, and more crazy. For those of you who are adamant fans, you know what's up. But for those of you still denying yourself the simple (yet insanely chaotic) pleasure of watching the show that makes millions of girls have way too high of expectations for love- you are missing out. It's good, it's terrible, but at the end of the day, you get to spend 2+ hours invested in a bunch of women you don't know dealing with problems that don't affect us in the real world.

Thinking about it, it's just like every college party I've ever been to. There are girls crying, people making out, and more drama than I can handle. Can you tell I don't get out much?

Here are the typical college girls you usually come across on a Friday night.

1. The girl who can't stop crying.

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As soon as she downs a couple shots of tequila, her emotions run high and the tears start flowing.

2. The girl who is so rude, you wonder why she's even here in the first place.

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She's not here to play games. She isn't afraid to tell it like it is or make a few enemies, even at a darty in the middle of the school year.

3. The girl that can't stop eating.

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But like, same tho.

4. The girl that seems to always have her tongue down some dudes throat.

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Hey, no judgement. You do you, girl.

5. The girl that's just a little bit on the crazy side.

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6. The girl who's just there to have a good time.

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She's the one dancing all by herself till 2 a.m. every weekend and always having a blast.

7. The girl too drunk to function.

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You know you're going to have to help her into the Uber in about 20 minutes before she pukes everywhere.

8. The girl who only goes out to get dressed up and show off.

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9. The girl who ends up leaving you for some random dude she just met 10 minutes ago.

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And she's your ride. Sucks for you.

10. The girl always ready to start a fight.

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You can pick her out by the shape of her eyebrows. This girl is usually quiet, loyal, and willing to bitch-slap anyone who comes between her and her one night out.

11. The girl looking for her future husband.

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For some reason, this girl thinks that her Mr. Right is going to be found at 3 a.m. in the nastiest bar downtown. Trust me honey, you can do better than that.

12. The girl who won't mind her own business.

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She LOVES knowing everything about everyone and makes her way through the party at least 3 times to get the full scoop on everyone there.

13. The girl who seems to have been raised by a pack of wild bears. 

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She acts like she's never been out of the house, or that her parents didn't raise her, like, at all.

14. The girl who's just there to take care of everybody.

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The typical "mom" friend and DD.

If I've learned anything from watching 'The Bachelor' or from college, it's that there's no such thing as normal.

I'd much rather spend my time watching Netflix in bed all day than have to put on jeans just to go to a party where drunk people get too close to me. The heart wants what the heart wants.

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What Went Through My Mind As I Watched The First Trailer For 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'

Spoiler alert: the movie itself is a a spoiler.

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First of all, I'm not really even that much of a Marvel fan. Well maybe I am, I don't even know anymore. Actually no, I definitely am not. I'm one of those obnoxious people who think that he's too cool to say that he's a Marvel fan, thereby making me that much more uncool just for thinking that way.

Still, regardless of whether or not I am an actual fan, I still find myself sluggishly dragging myself to the movie theater just about every time that a new Marvel movie is released, and I find myself watching pretty much every single new Marvel trailer as soon as it comes out. That's how I found myself watching the first trailer for "Spider-Man: Far From Home."

As anyone who watched last year's "Avengers: Infinity War" is aware, the mere existence of this new Spider-Man movie is basically a gigantic spoiler in itself. At the end of that movie, Peter Parker/Spider-Man turned to dust along with half of the universe, so he is currently a pile of ash in the Marvel world. Yes, that is definitely an "Infinity War" spoiler, but if you have not already seen that movie then why on Earth are you reading this article in the first place?

I mean, it seemed pretty clear that Spider-Man and the rest of the Avengers who turned to dust would eventually be resurrected, but the new Spider-Man movie coming out so soon after the next Avengers movie, called "Avengers: Endgame" pretty much confirms that, and makes the ending of "Infinity War" much less powerful.

Unless, of course, the new Spidey movie is set before everyone turned to dust, but that seems unlikely. Spider-Man is a character that has long been fought over between Marvel and Sony. It's good that they finally decided to share him, but I wonder if competing viewpoints between the two companies have anything to do with "Far From Home" being released so soon after "Endgame."

Another question I have is, why do I even care? It's just a movie, for God's sake. Why am I spending my precious time in this world wondering about Marvel movie release dates and the way that the Marvel timeline works? Does any of this really affect me? Shouldn't I be doing something more productive with my time instead?

Yes, I probably should, but I also probably won't. So, here I am, my mind still consumed by the blood-thirsty parasite that is the newest Spider-Man trailer. In the movie, Spider-Man and his friends take a trip to Europe, then Nick Fury shows up, who also turned to dust in the last movie, I might add. Then Spidey starts fighting some sort of fire creature, then a water creature, then Jake Gyllenhaal shows up as Mysterio and shoots green beams out of his hands as he battles some sort of water monster. Yeah, I think that's about it.

Will I see this new movie? Yeah, I'm sure I probably will. But I swear, I'm not an actual Marvel fan. I may have seen pretty much every Marvel movie that has been released, but that doesn't mean anything. Sure, I'll probably also see every Marvel movie that gets released in the near future, but so what? And yeah, I did just spend this entire article discussing Marvel movies, but oh well. I see all the movies, but I don't actually get excited for them. A new Marvel movie is basically just an obligatory trip to the movies, no feelings of excitement or emotions involved.

See? Like I told you before, I'm not an actual Marvel fan.

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