On Being a Full-time Part of the Solution

By Apphia K. Every day, I am thankful for the work I have been given the opportunity to do. This is how I start my day. I intentionally thank the universe for guiding me to make the right decisions, to be able to be in the exact spot that I find myself in. This means […]

Violence & Recovery Resources

Updated April 18, 2022 List compiled by LB Klein The National Sexual Assault Hotline can connect anyone in the US with their local rape crisis center via 1-800-656-HOPE (4673), 24/7/365. The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides similar 24/7/365 support for anyone facing abuse in a relationship and has interpreter services available in 170 languages. Their […]

The Things They Don’t See

By Julie Morgenlender The thing about invisibility is, you can choose, if you want, to “pass.” If you “pass,” then you face less discrimination in specific areas, like at job interviews or just in the world in general. But then, if you “pass,” you get mistaken for the majority. You don’t get the protections you […]

Worth It

Content warning: suicidal thoughts By Hannah Johnson I had always been an anxious person, and by the time I started high school I was also depressed. When I was fourteen, my mother was diagnosed with late-stage cancer. I was told by a few of my peers that my mom was sick because I was bisexual, […]

A Reflection: 5 Years in the Bi Community but Still Not Enough Change…

By NekoFireFoxy   If there is something I learned during the last 5 years it is never judge a book by its cover. Being bisexual can mean you’re mostly being judged by the book title without even looking at the cover or reading the synopsis. I wish that would change. Honestly, I never thought being […]

Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are! BRC Is Recruiting New Board Members!

Bisexual Resource Center is recruiting volunteer board members local to the Boston area! Established in 1985 as the East Coast Bisexual Network, we are a Boston-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization on a mission to help build a world in which all love and lives are validated. We seek to uplift and celebrate the bi+ (plus) community […]

Black Lives Matter

As 2016 nears its end, the Black Lives Matter movement marches on, now in its fourth year. Since its organic inception in 2013, which began with an open letter written by three Black women (two of whom are queer), there have been hundreds more extrajudicial murders of Black people at the hands of law enforcement, […]

When the Bisexual Speaks…We Listen

By Ellyn Ruthstrom Celebrate Bisexuality Day (affectionately nicknamed CBD) pops up every year on September 23rd. This year, as I prepared for CBD and Bisexual Awareness Week, I started looking back over my own journey with bisexual activism and how those who came before me helped pave the way for me and for so many […]

Objectified and Angry

By Gabrielle Blonder, BRC Board Member About a year ago, I left a company I’d been with for a few years and have been doing a combination of temping and job searching since then. This is my first time job searching as an openly bisexual person, and since the Bisexual Resource Center is now such […]

A Pride Like No Other: Boston to Orlando Strong

By Kevin Hogan, BRC Board of Directors Work crews are still sweeping up from this past weekend’s Boston Pride March. Yet this evening, the same City Hall Plaza where the march concluded will serve as the gathering spot for a vigil to honor the 50 lives lost at Pulse, an Orlando LGBTQ nightclub, in the […]