The LGBT community is wonderfully diverse, it’s one of the strengths of the community. However, many, even within the community often skip over the B in that acronym. LGBT stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered. However, we don’t see much of bisexuality in media or even within the community. L and G view bisexuality as the uncomfortable state of denial on the way to being fully lesbian or gay.

Bisexual people exist and it’s important to acknowledge that bisexuality isn’t merely a train stop on the way of Lesbianville or Gaytropolis. Bi people exist and they are in desperate need of representation in mainstream and within the LGBT culture as well.

Here’s a helpful TED talk about the phenomena.