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Category: Bisexual Health Awareness Month

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…