Advocate Op-ed Shines Spotlight on Bi Erasure, too
The Advocate.com has a powerful opinion piece by Jase Peeples that talks about how it matters how people identify in public. The title of the piece “Yes, It Matters When We Say ‘Gay’” not only talks about how people identify themselves, but the harm that they do if the remain in the closet.
The article talks about how Out magazine interviewed the actor Jack Falahee, who plays an openly gay character in How to Get Away With Murder is not open about himself.
It mentions that a debate ensued on Facebook after the reporter mentioned Lady Gaga’s bisexuality after her recent engagement to Taylor Kinney. Readers wondered why that had to be mentioned.
The case is made that ignoring the identify resorted to erasure. See more of the article here:
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