Queer Parenting and Sex Education

By Meredith Worthen My daughter was born just a year after the conservative red state where we live passed marriage equality. My partner and I were elated that she was going to grow up with the opportunity to marry whomever she wants (or of course, not marry anyone if she doesn’t want to). But as […]

Nurturing Our Bi+ Identities with StillBisexual, Part 5

Our partner, StillBisexual, asked followers how they honor their bi+ identity. Here’s the fourth installment of their responses Crystal To nurture my bi identity I like to watch queer films, especially ones that feature lesbian or bisexual women’s relationships. It’s important because growing up I never saw that side of me represented positively. Chris I […]

Nurturing Our Bi+ Identities with StillBisexual, Part 4

Our partner, StillBisexual, asked followers how they honor their bi+ identity. Here’s the fourth installment of their responses Jessie I always correct people when they called me a lesbian or refer to myself and my partner as ‘the lesbians’ (‘actually, I’m bi!’), which has become a bit of a running joke in my friendship group. […]

Nurturing Our Bi+ Identities with StillBisexual, Part 3

Our partner, StillBisexual, asked followers how they honor their bi+ identity. Here’s a third installment of they’re responses Xienna My favorite ways to nurture my bi+ identity are to consume bi+ content such as music by bi+ artists like Jessie Paege or Lucy and La Mer, and tv shows and movies that feature bi+ characters […]

Nurturing Our Bi+ Identities with StillBisexual, Part 2

Our partner, StillBisexual, asked followers how they honor their bi+ identity. Here’s another installment of what they’ve said. Kendall I love going out and about with my bi flag baseball cap. Nothing feels better than having a stranger compliment my hat — it helps me feel less alone and see that my community and allies […]

Nurturing Our Bi+ Identities with StillBisexual

Our partner, StillBisexual, asked followers how they honor their bi+ identity. Here’s what they said: Mikey As cofounder of Bisexual Queer Alliance Chicago, I give back by sharing my legacy and our bi+ history with our next generation. Cheryl I nurture my bi identity by doing art, writing, and meditating—and being social with different types […]

Finding Connections in Bi+ and Chronically Ill Community

Finding Connections in Bi+ and Chronically Ill Community, with a stock image of two wheelchair users playing a giant game of connect four

For our first installment of Bi+ Health Month 2022, Julie Morgenlender writes on finding (and creating!) the spaces in which she feels the most seen. By Julie Morgenlender We all have identities that we relate to strongly. Bisexuality and chronic illness are two of those for me. I am acknowledging my privilege here that I […]

My Queer Friendships Taught Me How to Love

Header of smiling college-age friends. Text reads "My Queer Friendships Taught Me How to Love"

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. […]