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Category: Biphobia/Bi Erasure

Bisexuals DO Exist! And They’re Joining the PRIDE Study

September 12th, 2018 5:23 pm

Posted in Bi Health, Bi Pride, Biphobia/Bi Erasure, Bisexual Health Awareness Month, and Blog

by Laura DelloStritto, BRC Board Member As a card-carrying bisexual, you have probably all too often experienced your bisexual identity being erased, perhaps by people who mention that someone must be “gay now” because they’ve started dating someone of the same gender identity, or by health providers who assume your sexuality…

A Reflection: A Decade of Being Out as Bisexual

September 19th, 2017 12:00 pm

Posted in Bi Pride, Bi Support, Bi Week, Biphobia/Bi Erasure, Coming Out, and Intersectionality

By Denarii Grace, Bisexual Resource Center board member   Okay – not quite a decade, but almost! On October 11th, 2007, I came completely out as bisexual. October 11th is recognized in the U.S. as National Coming Out Day. According to the Human Rights Campaign’s website, it’s a 29-year-old day…

Breaking Down Bisexuality: Understanding the Most Prevalent LGBTQ+ Sexual Identity, Part II

September 14th, 2017 3:00 pm

Posted in Bi Pride, Bi Support, Biphobia/Bi Erasure, Coming Out, Intersectionality, Labels, Trans, and Uncategorized

By Mike Givens Originally posted at The Rainbow Times. Republished with permission.   In part one of this series, The Rainbow Times explored what bisexuality is, the bigotry bisexuals face, and the double standards that exist between men and women. In this final part of the series, bisexual people speak about their…

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.…