Can You See Us Now? New Research Publication Helps to Shed Scientific Light on Bisexual Health

Indiana University researcher Brian Dodge, associate director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at the School of Public Health-Bloomington, and Wendy Bostwick, associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, recently guest edited a special section of Archives of Sexual Behaviorfocusing on bisexual health research. This is the first time the journal has dedicated a […]

Bisexual+ Youth of Color

Today Bisexual Health Awareness Month centers on bisexual+ youth of color, whose needs and experiences are often ignored, erased, and unaddressed. Bisexual+ youth of color experience biphobia and racism, which have profound effects on their health and access to services. While there is not a lot of data and research on this particular intersection, several […]

An Anomaly, By Angel

These stories and poems by bisexual+ youth were collected by Bisexual Women of Color (BIWOC), a Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) campaign partner. BIWOC is an organization whose mission is to provide emotional support, resources, community, and a safe space to discuss intersectional issues that affect bi women of color. They welcome all with multi-gender […]

Poem by Maz

These stories and poems by bisexual+ youth were collected by Bisexual Women of Color (BIWOC), a Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) campaign partner. BIWOC is an organization whose mission is to provide emotional support, resources, community, and a safe space to discuss intersectional issues that affect bi women of color. They welcome all with multi-gender […]

Bisexual+ and Transgender* Youth

Bisexual Health Awareness Month begins this week with a focus on the health needs and experiences of bisexual+ and transgender* youth. Bisexual+ and transgender* youth often face discrimination at home, in school, and within their communities through biphobia and transphobia. While there is not a lot of data and research on this particular intersection, several […]

Bi+ Youth: Mental Health

On the final day of this week, Bisexual Health Awareness Month focuses on mental health disparities among bisexual+ youth and ways to better support them through action and resources. Bisexual+ (e.g. bisexual, pansexual, fluid, no label, queer) youth have various mental health needs, including for social support and help services, that are often unmet. They […]

Bi+ Youth: Bullying and Interpersonal Violence

Today, Bisexual Health Awareness Month spotlights the high rates of bullying and interpersonal violence experienced by bisexual+ youth, including resources that can support them. Various reports and research studies have found that: In one report by the Rainbow Health Initiative, 44% of bisexual youth reported being bullied about their weight or physical appearance one or […]

Bi+ Youth: Sexual and Reproductive Health

Today Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) focuses on the sexual and reproductive health needs and disparities of bisexual+ youth. Bisexual+ (e.g. bisexual, pansexual, queer, fluid, no label) youth are in critical need of programs, services, and resources that can improve their overall sexual health and well-being. Several research studies have found that: Among female adolescents, […]

Bi+ Youth: Biphobia, Coming Out, and Community

It’s March 1st, so that means BHAM is BACK! Bisexual Health Awareness Month (BHAM) begins with a focus on bisexual+ youth, biphobia, low coming out rates, and community isolation. Bisexual+ youth include those who identify as bisexual, pansexual, queer, fluid, and no label, and they often go without identity affirmation and social support. They are […]

Bisexual Health Awareness Month 2016!

BISEXUAL RESOURCE CENTER DESIGNATES MARCH AS BISEXUAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH The third year of this social media campaign dedicated to raising awareness about the health disparities of bisexual+ youth Contact: Julia Canfield, MPH, CHES bham@biresource.net Boston, MA – With a focus on the unique needs and experiences of bisexual+ youth, the Bisexual Resource Center (BRC) […]