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How Bi+ People Can Take Charge of Their Sexual Health in a Bi+ Antagonistic Society

August 1st, 2017 12:00 pm

Posted in Bi Health, and Bi Support

By Denarii Monroe Cross-posted. Originally published at GO Magazine.   What is a bi+ (plus) person to do when they want—or need—sexual health information that speaks to their experiences and needs but can’t find anything that makes sense for them? Most people aren’t fans of unsolicited advice. Let’s be honest:…

Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are! BRC Is Recruiting New Board Members!

July 19th, 2017 12:00 pm

Posted in Activism, BRC Board Membership, Recruitment, and Volunteering

Bisexual Resource Center is recruiting volunteer board members local to the Boston area! Established in 1985 as the East Coast Bisexual Network, we are a Boston-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization on a mission to help build a world in which all love and lives are validated. We seek to uplift and…

5 Reasons Why Oversexualizing Bisexuality Is Not Supportive

March 23rd, 2017 3:02 pm

Posted in Bi Health Month 2017, Bi Support, and Biphobia/Bi Erasure

By Codi Coday, President of PAVES (Polysexual Alliance for Visibility, Education, and Support) (Content Warning: sexual assault, corrective rape)   Bi+ people, especially bi+ women, are often oversexualized because of our sexual orientation. Just signing into a dating website as a bi+ woman for a few minutes proves this to be true.…

Celebrating Non-Conformity in My Bi+ Relationships

March 20th, 2017 5:30 pm

Posted in Bisexual Health Awareness Month

By Akiva Steinmetz-Silber On our first date my ex, a straight trans woman, asked me what dating is like as a bisexual person. “It’s interesting.” I said, describing the challenge of not conforming to other people’s preconceptions about sexuality and gender. She nodded and said she could relate—it sounded a lot…

5 Tips for When Coming Out As Bi+ Goes Badly

March 10th, 2017 8:55 am

Posted in Bi Health Month 2017, Bi Support, Bisexual Health Awareness Month, Blog, Coming Out, and Uncategorized

By Codi Coday, President of PAVES (Polysexual Alliance for Visibility, Education, and Support) Originally published at PAVES. Republished, with edits, with permission. The first person I came out to as bisexual, my best friend at the time, said something along the lines of “Ew gross!” and never spoke to me again. It absolutely…

Closer To Fine: What Bisexual and Queer Friendships Taught Me

March 6th, 2017 12:00 pm

Posted in Bi Health Month 2017, Bi Support, Bisexual Health Awareness Month, Coming Out, Friendship, Intersectionality, and Trans

By Shivani Seth As someone who comes from a pretty tight-knit South Asian family, community and social relationships have always been concepts that I’ve thought about and talked about. Community is one of the cornerstones of my understanding of the world. However, even though I came out as bisexual almost…

Seeking Writers for Bi+ Health Awareness Month Blog Posts

February 10th, 2017 4:03 pm

Posted in Bi Health Month 2017, Bisexual Health Awareness Month, and Blog

It’s that time of year again! The Bisexual Resource Center is preparing for our fourth annual Bi+ Health Awareness Month! It is held every year in March, since 2014. This year’s theme is social health, which encompasses relationships with family, friends, and sexual and/or romantic partners, as well as finding…