This may sound petulant to some, but do bi/pansexual, asexual, trans* people (and/or anyone I didn’t mention) feel left out when seemingly open-minded liberal people talk about “gay and straight”? I mean, it’s nice that you’re trying to be open and welcoming to same sex marriage but it’s not as simple as homosexual or heterosexual. It’s wonderful that people are coming around to homosexuality but what about the rest of us?
Melissa Harris Perry’s show did a thing on gender (and transgender issues) this weekend, so things are getting better. The only person on non-fiction TV (that I’ve noticed) who regularly mentions the terms “bisexual” and “transgender” is Michael Eric Dyson. And that dude needs his own show.