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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…

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…

Boosting Bisexual+ Competency for Healthcare Providers

March 22nd, 2016 5:10 am

Posted in Bi Health Month 2016, and Blog

Today Bisexual Health Awareness Month provides action steps for healthcare professionals who treat youth in order to boost their bisexual+ competency. Bisexual youth are less likely than gay and lesbian youth to disclose to their physician about their sexuality. Therefore, there are many ways that healthcare providers can better care…

Mental Health Resources

March 18th, 2016 5:17 am

Posted in Bi Health Month 2016, and Blog

On the last day of this week, Bisexual Health Awareness Month promotes mental health resources for bisexual+ youth. Bisexual+ (e.g. bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer, no label) youth often experience higher levels of mental health issues than their gay and straight peers, including suicidality, substance use disorders, depression, and anxiety. Therefore,…

Resources for Building Safer Spaces

March 17th, 2016 5:10 am

Posted in Bi Health Month 2016, and Blog

Today Bisexual Health Awareness Month aims to provide resources on building safer, more inclusive spaces for bisexual+ youth! Unfortunately, bisexual+ youth are often told that their sexual identities “don’t exist” or are “just a phase.” This biphobia and bisexual erasure causes a lot of harm, distress, and invalidation. Therefore, it’s…

Sexual Health Resources

March 15th, 2016 5:10 am

Posted in Bi Health Month 2016, and Blog

Get connected! Today Bisexual Health Awareness Month focuses on sexual health resources, information, and services for bisexual youth+. Among female youth, bisexuality was found to be associated with unprotected intercourse during their last sexual encounter. Young men of color (ages 15-22) who have sex with men are at disproportionate risk…