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Bisexual Visibility Day

Alex Berg | Posted 11.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Alex Berg

Today is Bisexual Visibility Day, a time for bisexual people and our allies around the world to celebrate our attraction to more than one gender. And, the word "visibility" is key.

Bisexual Culture Is No ‘Fiction'

Alex Berg | Posted 05.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Alex Berg

Even if these writers concede -- with hesitation of course -- that us bisexuals exist, now we do so without a cultural identity?

No Label Is No Community

Patrick RichardsFink | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Patrick RichardsFink

It's not the label people hate you for. So what is the problem, if it's not the label? It's not fitting into boxes. Not fulfilling your assigned role. Being too queer. Refusing to toe the proverbial line. That's what they hate.

LGBT: What Does It Really Mean?

Stephanie Mott | Posted 11.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

LGBT. These letters stand for "lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender." They also stand for "love, grace, beauty, and truth." The challenges of, and the solutions to, creating a different world are intertwined in these two representations of these four letters.

Marking Bisexual Pride Day

Faith Cheltenham | Posted 11.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Faith Cheltenham

Today, we and other leaders from the bisexual community will be attending a briefing at the White House on the issues impacting our community. It's a good day when our government reaches out to a community like ours that is facing systemic and institutionalized discrimination.

Out, Proud, Bi

Patrick RichardsFink | Posted 11.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Patrick RichardsFink

It's an unfortunate reality that the LGBT community doesn't always provide that support for the people who identify as the B. Instead, too often, we are greeted with suspicion, with disdain, with challenges to our maturity, our veracity, our loyalty, and our very existence.

Always the Stranger: Being Out and Bi

Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards | Posted 09.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards

I've been out as bisexual to myself and my world for about 15 years, acknowledging that I am able to love both men and women. One of the things I have learned through these years is that being out as bi tends to make me a stranger across the spectrum of sexual orientation.

Why Can't LGBTs Play Nice Together? A Call For Change

Lisa Mae Brunson | Posted 07.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Lisa Mae Brunson

Why can't LGBTs play nice with one another? Why do we draw lines and exclude whole groups within our collective community? And most importantly, why do we demand equality from the rest of the world and fail to demonstrate equality within our own?

Is Bisexuality A Choice?

Lauren Michelle Kinsey | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Lauren Michelle Kinsey

When someone asks a bisexual person if their sexual orientation is a choice, they are often wondering, "Could you be heterosexual if you just tried hard enough?"

Popular Web Series Tackles Stigmas Of Bisexuality

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices

"The Peculiar Kind" kicks off its second season with a frank discussion of bisexuality. In its premiere Season Two episode, the cast discusses ste...

Why Would Someone Want To Identify As Bisexual?

Lauren Michelle Kinsey | Posted 04.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Lauren Michelle Kinsey

Our last post was focused on all the reasons that someone wouldn't want to identify as bisexual. However, there are just as many reasons why someone would want to proudly claim their identity.

For Bi Guys Thinking Of Coming Out

Patrick RichardsFink | Posted 03.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Patrick RichardsFink

Reach out and join the bisexual community. Knowing them -- knowing us -- will help you, and by joining the community you also make it larger, and thus you make it easier for the next bi guy to come out and be himself on his own terms.

Gay Chicago TV Tackles Bisexuality, Biphobia, and Bi Erasure

Waymon Hudson | Posted 10.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

We cannot, as a community, be part of erasing a vital and thriving part of our movement and history. In the same fashion, simply throwing a "B" into the acronym LGBT isn't enough-- we have to celebrate, educate, and support bisexual people.

Show Us the Money: Funding for Bisexual Community Lacking

Amy Andre | Posted 03.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Andre

According to the latest report from Funders for LGBTQ Issues, the total amount given from foundations for bisexual-specific grants in 2009 and 2010 (the last two years of available data) was $0.