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See Today's Synonym. Bi erasure , a short form of bisexual erasure , is the act of ignoring, explaining away, or otherwise dismissing bisexuality in culture, media, or history. The prejudice of bi erasure can be felt so deeply that those who are bisexual will hesitate in identifying themselves as such —they feel invisible, or as if they have been erased in the broader culture. Bi erasure emerged in tandem with biphobia discrimination against bisexual individuals by at least the s.
Bi erasure received mainstream attention when the Netflix show Orange is the New Black was released in July In , social-media website Twitter was accused of bi erasure after its algorithm began blocking words and hashtags deemed inappropriate. Both straight and queer people may be guilty of overt or covert bi erasure , such as ridiculing bisexual individuals as indecisive or sexually greedy rather than acknowledging the legitimacy of their sexual orientation.
Bizarre to me that so many ostracized groups of people are out here talking about how hated they are yet in the same breath will hate on their own kind??? It's fucked. Bisexuals are, rightfully, quick to call out this behavior, and the term is commonly used in discussions of LGBTQ social justice and media criticism and studies. Bi erasure , for instance, has been used by actor Amandla Stenberg in reference to her own bisexuality and pansexuality in Bi erasure notably came up in regarding actor Cynthia Nixon, who identifies as bisexual, during her run for governor of New York. That year, bi erasure was also a topic of conversation during the release of the film Bohemian Rhapsody about Freddie Mercury, frontman of the rock band Queen.
Critics claimed the film participated in bi erasure by portraying Mercury as gay when he was bisexual. This is not meant to be a formal definition of bi erasure like most terms we define on Dictionary. Feedback See Today's Synonym. Word of the Day. Meanings Meanings. Ben Wa balls. Examples Origin Usage. What's hot. Where does bi erasure come from? Examples of bi erasure bi erasure is such a big problem because it comes mainly from the lgbt community itself Never does it exist for its own sake.
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