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Celebrating Non-Conformity in My Bi+ Relationships

March 20th, 2017 5:30 pm

Posted in Bisexual Health Awareness Month

By Akiva Steinmetz-Silber On our first date my ex, a straight trans woman, asked me what dating is like as a bisexual person. “It’s interesting.” I said, describing the challenge of not conforming to other people’s preconceptions about sexuality and gender. She nodded and said she could relate—it sounded a lot…

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…