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Category: Bi Support

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:…

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.…

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…

Building Bi-Inclusive Community Spaces

March 25th, 2016 4:19 pm

Posted in Bi Health Month 2016, and Bi Support

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WJlDvNzNN0] Work to rethink the way we use labels! On the last day of our campaign’s Action Week, Bisexual Health Awareness Month focuses on community-based action steps that can best support bisexual+ youth. In one report, bisexual+ youth were less likely to be out to their families, friends, and…