Bisexual chic is a phrase sometimes used to describe the public acknowledgement of bisexuality among various segments of society. In some cases the phrase can be considered pejorative, when used to trivialize or dismiss genuine feelings of same-sex attraction, especially if those expressing these thoughts continue to exhibit otherwise heteronormative behaviors. One usage of the phrase describes increased public interest in bisexuality, or increased social acceptance of bisexuality. This usage is usually associated with a celebrity coming out as bisexual or being labeled as bisexual, or with a high-profile reference to bisexuality in popular culture media, like a cover article of a magazine. The other main usage describes a faddish attention towards bisexuality.
Can I leave now? In the finale airing at 9 p. Tuesday , Tequila — whose real last name is Nguyen — will choose between Dani Campbell, a year-old female firefighter from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. However, Tequila will come face-to-face with at least 20 of the contestants, including a few folks who claimed they fell in love with Tequila on the show, during a special reunion show she says is filming Friday and will air Dec.
Some say it sold out a decade ago; others argue that as soon as it became older than its target demographic turning 25 last year , the station was officially too crusty to be cool. As she writes in her slangy, all-caps way:. And contestants will probably confirm many a sexual stereotype straight guys making girl-on-girl jokes, lesbian women happily cavorting for them as if that were the point of being lesbian, and so on. Still, at least the concept of bisexuality, and dating-while-bisexual, will be out there in MTV-land. But even that sleaze can serve a higher purpose of sorts, particularly when much of pop culture remains homophobic.