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Category: Intersectionality

Bi+ (plus) Issues Matter in the Time of Trump: A #BiWeek Reflection

September 20th, 2017 5:00 pm

Posted in Activism, Bi Health, Bi Support, and Intersectionality

By Denarii Grace, Bisexual Resource Center board member Originally posted on GLAAD’S blog. Republished with permission.   I am overwhelmed. Simply trying to keep up with the news is exhausting, let alone making space to process what is going on. There are many things I still haven’t fully acknowledged or…

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…

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…

Born Flexible: Celebrating the Diversity of Trans Experience

November 18th, 2016 3:02 pm

Posted in Bi Pride, Intersectionality, and Trans

By Misha Grifka The concept of a person being “born this way” has proved an effective political tool for LGBTQIA+ rights, a rallying cry on the lips of everyone from activists and politicians to artists like Lady Gaga. The idea that we can’t choose our sexuality likely played a significant…