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Faith Cheltenham
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As President of BiNet USA, Faith Cheltenham helps coordinate bisexual advocacy, outreach and networking efforts for the bisexual, pansexual and fluid communities in America. Faith has been involved in LGBT activism since 1999 and has spoken at locations as varied as San Diego Comic Con, the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force's Creating Change Conference, UCLA, and Yale University. In 2012, she was named one of Advocate magazine's "Forty Under 40" and was appointed to the University of California's LGBT Task Force. A longtime web/social media producer in her spare time, her clients have included Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, Macmillan and Scholastic. Read more about Faith on the White House blog, Additional "Faithisms" can be found over at, or!/thefayth.

Entries by Faith Cheltenham

Will a Bisexual Journalist Be Deported for Being Married to His Wife?

(11) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 1:40 PM

You know how folks who've been in a relationship for a decade start to look just a little like each other? Ivo Widlak and his wife Laura have been married for a decade and easily fit the bill of an old married couple.

Ivo Widlak...

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Marking Bisexual Pride Day

(3) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 3:00 PM


We are proud to call ourselves bisexual. We are proud to be national bisexual leaders with a long history of working for our community. The gains that the LGBT community has seen in the last decade are truly remarkable, and as freedom rings, so...

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Bisexuals Worthy of Celebration During Black History Month: June Jordan

(9) Comments | Posted February 24, 2013 | 8:14 PM

Just in time for Black History Month, I'd like to take a moment to remember the many black bisexual folks who came before. Famous black folks who identify as bisexual or have a proud history of sexual fluidity include: Alvin Ailey, Josephine Baker, Countee Cullen, Lee Daniels, Grace Jones, Hattie...

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The Curious Case of Ivo Widlak

(18) Comments | Posted December 19, 2012 | 4:24 PM

2012-12-17-ivo_widlak_2.jpg"I did not do anything wrong. I do not deserve to be punished. I do not deserve for my human rights to be violated." Ivo Widlak's voice breaks on the phone as he steps outside his home in cold, wintery Chicago to discuss...

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How to Come Out as Bisexual

(83) Comments | Posted September 6, 2012 | 5:48 PM

Why aren't more bisexual people out? As Global Bi Pride Day, or "Celebrate Bisexuality Day" (CBD), approaches this Sept. 23, it's a perfect time to talk about how hard it is for bi folks to come out, and why. First, let's define who we're talking about, using gender...

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Google's Bisexual Problem

(168) Comments | Posted July 18, 2012 | 4:55 PM

Google's block of the word bisexual from its Auto Complete and Instant Search features has slowly become a slight obsession of mine. Much like the ironies in a Douglas Adams book, "the block" has begun to take on more and more meaning as I see how deep it goes. I...

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