Bijacked: Bisexuals Strike Back Against Inaccurate Reporting

Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.20.53 AMOn Saturday, March 14, 2015, the LGBT Media Convening will have a bisexual panel for its attendees in Philadelphia.

Faith Cheltenham, BiNet USA President will moderate “Bijacked: Bisexuals Strike Back Against Inaccurate Reporting” featuring Ellyn RuthstromEliel Cruz and Kyle Schickner.Last year bi icon Robyn Ochs made a stellar appearance and this year she’ll join a great group of bi+ advocates attending or speaking at the event. Other bisexual community panelists at #LGBTMedia15include Diane Anderson-Minshall, editor in chief of HIV Plus and editor at large for Advocate, Dr. Scout from the LGBT Healthlink and more. Strong bi ally Spectra will also be in attendance!

AfterEllen.com editor Trish Bendix has compiled a Twitter list of this years attendees, panelists and participants.

Use #bijacked along with #LGBTMedia15 on Twitter to keep up with bisexual content at this year’s convening! 

Visit Urban Dictionary to down vote the current biphobic definition and suggest your own! For tips on avoiding biphobia in media, please download the BiNet USA Media Guide.

Check out the #LGBTMedia15 tweets so far!

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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]