BiJacked: Bisexuals Strike Back Against Inaccurate Reporting

IMG_20150314_140831_573BiNet USA President Faith Cheltenham moderated an all-bisexual panel that included Ellyn Ruthstrom from the Bisexual Resource Center, journalist Eliel Cruz and filmmaker Kyle Schickner.

They discussed the misrepresentation of certain mainstream media and how bisexuality is incorrectly portrayed. They were at a national meeting of BLGT journalists, and also offered some experts to be contacted in a story about certain bisexual issues.

You can get the entire presentation by clicking here: http://www.nlgja.org/blog/2015/03/14/bijacked-bisexuals-strike-back-against-inaccurate-reporting/ and you can also get a download of the information and get the images at: http://www.binetusa.org/bijacked.

“It was an important way to get our message out with some well-known people in the bisexual community, and I think we made some inroads,” Cheltenham said.

 

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Mike Szymanski has written about bisexual issues since 1989 and has one of the longest-running regular bisexual columns as the National Bisexuality Examiner. He came out as bisexual in a cover story of Genre magazine, which resulted in more than 50 television appearances, including Ricki Lake, Phil Donahue Show and 20/20. Szymanski won the Lambda Literary Award in 2007 for co-authoring an informative humor book “The Bisexual’s Guide to the Universe: Quips, Tips and Lists for Those Who Go Both Ways.” Write him at [email protected]