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Why We Should All Live in The Feels’ Brave House

August 15th, 2019 11:14 pm

Posted in Blog

Co-created by bisexual actress and advocate Sara Ramirez, with additional writing from Shantira Jackson and Ianne Fields Stewart, Brave House is an extraordinary glimpse into three characters, non-binary S, trans feminine Nina, and trans masc Lenny as they attempt to create a loving, open, non-traditional household.

Tri(bi)ca Pick: Changing the Game tells trans teens’ stories with dignity – an interview with EP Alex Schmider

May 21st, 2019 3:02 pm

Posted in Bisexual Resource Center Blog, and Blog

In light of the recent media flurry surrounding The Court of Arbitration in Sport’s (CAS) ruling against runner Caster Semenaya (a cisgender female Olympic runner whose naturally heightened testosterone levels were deemed an unfair advantage), it is clear that the social advocacy bent of Changing the Game is necessary. To continue the conversation on trans representation, and conscientious filmmaking, BRC interviewed Changing the Game’s Executive Producer Alex Schmider.

Tri(bi)ca Pick: A Preview of the Complicated Queerness in Vida’s Second Season

May 6th, 2019 1:00 pm

Posted in Blog

Lest Vida go the way of One Day at a Time (a quandry yet to be resolved or even illuminated by the ultra-secret business dealings at Netflix), Colindrez encourages everyone and their mothers to tune in. And if this “niche” show (a term that Prada had to break herself from subscribing to) doesn’t hook viewers with it queerness, they can take their pick of other themes. Pervasive patriarchy, shifting sibling relationships, sex-positivity and sex-exhaustion, communal healing, brujería, and cats all have meaningful places in this universe.

Bisexual Microaggressions in Medical Contexts

March 23rd, 2019 7:21 pm

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

By Heather Stewart, MA Bisexual or “bi” identified people are a significant portion of the larger LGBTQ+ community, with studies suggesting they make up just over half of the larger LBGTQ+ population. Within the bi community itself, there is substantial diversity as well. For example, “bisexual” is the sexual orientation…

Lessons from the Field: What We Are Learning About Representation from Black Bi+ Men

March 19th, 2019 7:40 pm

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

By H. “Herukhuti” Sharif Williams and David J. Cork In 2016, we started the amazing task of documenting the stories of Black men on what it is to be sexually fluid in the United States. Black bi+ cisgender and transgender men as well as gender non-conforming people living within the…

Health and Wellbeing on the Margins: Exploring the Intersections of Biracial and Bisexual Identities

March 8th, 2019 4:35 am

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

By Deana Williams, MPH As a first-year doctoral student at Indiana University, I am grateful for the meaningful experiences and collaborations I have had thus far while working at The Center for Sexual Health Promotion. Growing up, I faced challenges with openly embracing my identity as a queer black woman.…

Why Bi+ Representation On-Screen Matters When Thinking About Intimate Partner Violence

March 5th, 2019 4:23 pm

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

Content warning: domestic violence, sexual violence, bi+ erasure, biphobia By Sarah Karerat Representation — and in many cases, the lack thereof —  has real-world effects. We’ve heard this countless times, yet have we thought critically about how far-reaching the impact of representation truly is? Consider the high rates of violence…