Olivia Zayas Ryan on embracing the intimacy of queer friendships By Olivia Zayas Ryan In the times of my life when I felt furthest away from myself and the most undeserving of love, my friends showed me that they chose me, and that they would continue to choose me, even when I didn’t feel worthy. […]
Megan Robinson writes on the film’s welcome celebration of bisexuality, kink, and polyamory By Megan Robinson To exist as a young bisexual woman studying media often means seeing characters who could be like you, but don’t like to label themselves. They say they “go both ways,” but that’s more about sex than love. Women and […]
Shelly Jay Shore traces the deep, connective threads of their Judaism and bisexuality. By Shelly Jay Shore The mainstream narrative on religion and queerness is generally that the two exist as a binary: you are religious, or you’re queer, and if you’re both, you’d better come to class prepared to explain why. The current, increasingly […]
2020 is the Bisexual Resource Center’s 35th year, so #BiWeek is the perfect time to take a look back at what the BRC has accomplished as the oldest bi-specific national organization in the U.S.
By: Mark Lees, M. A. We are your fathers, sons, brothers, uncles, co-workers, friends, neighbors, boyfriends, lovers and husbands. But according to a Pew Research Center Survey, bisexual men are the least of the LGBTQ community to be out to those closest to them. Pew surveyed 1197 LGBTQ individuals and found 40% of the LGBTQ […]
What does bisexual mean to you? Some claim it to mean, rejected by both. We, bisexuals, are very friendly and interesting people. We are very respectful of your sexuality and your natural attractions to each other. Is there any reason why you can’t accept ours? I came across two profiles on another site that was […]
Tabby’s Story My coming out story is more of a story about coming out to myself than it is about coming out to others. When I first started to question my sexuality, I was 11, and in 6th grade. All my life, my ”crushes” had been on boys; after all, that was who girls were […]
Co-created by bisexual actress and advocate Sara Ramirez, with additional writing from Shantira Jackson and Ianne Fields Stewart, Brave House is an extraordinary glimpse into three characters, non-binary S, trans feminine Nina, and trans masc Lenny as they attempt to create a loving, open, non-traditional household.
By Kellie Dohert Sitting in my apartment, my black cats curled up next to me, my mug of equally black tea cooling on the table, I bask in the glow of my computer screen. It’s late—nearly midnight—and I should go to bed. But I can’t, not yet, not now, not until I’m done writing this […]
Tri(bi)ca Pick: Changing the Game tells trans teens’ stories with dignity – an interview with EP Alex Schmider
In light of the recent media flurry surrounding The Court of Arbitration in Sport’s (CAS) ruling against runner Caster Semenaya (a cisgender female Olympic runner whose naturally heightened testosterone levels were deemed an unfair advantage), it is clear that the social advocacy bent of Changing the Game is necessary. To continue the conversation on trans representation, and conscientious filmmaking, BRC interviewed Changing the Game’s Executive Producer Alex Schmider.