Monday, April 28, 2008

"The L Word" Reinforces Negative Bisexual Stereotypes

I thought that I had posted this here already, but I went back to find that... I hadn't. So here you go.

"The L Word" Reinforces Negative Bisexual Stereotypes
by Nicole Kristal
February 26, 2008

Over the last three of its five seasons, The L Word has sent messages that erode positive representations of bisexuality by creating story lines and characters who reinforce myths that all bisexuals are crazy, in denial about their true sexual orientation, and likely to cheat on their partners for the other gender. The show didn't always so flagrantly display this style of prejudice. It used to discount it. Read more...

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