Why Are There So Many Bisexuals on TV All of a Sudden?

Examining TV’s bisexual boom

Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson of Comedy Central/Viacom’s ‘Broad City’ pose for a portrait during the 2017 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 25, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California — Smallz & Raskind/Getty Images

By Kathryn VanArendonk

The past few months on television have seen a boom in a particular kind of story — all of a sudden, there are bisexual characters all over TV. There’s Eleanor Shellstrop low-key lusting for Tahani, and there’s the open attraction Ilana has for Abbi on Broad City. Crazy…

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