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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 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…