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Bi Invisibility

Does This Haircut Make Me Look Gay?

Maria Burnham | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Maria Burnham

What I find fascinating is that I went from bi invisibility due to my long hair and "straight" appearance to bi invisibility due to my short hair and "gay" appearance. I had no idea that so many people would feel so strongly about my appearance and my head of hair.

Ellen Page Came Out as Gay, But Where Are Hollywood's Bisexual Role Models?

Bustle | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Bustle

Perhaps the reason bi celebrities may be reluctant to come out is that they fear it would hurt their careers in a way that being gay no longer does. Perhaps they fear their fans will wonder whether they are confused, promiscuous, or indecisive. That's what people wonder about non-celebrities, after all.

Like Me

Jess Wilson | Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Jess Wilson

I married a wonderful man. I had babies. I love him dearly, and I adore my life. To all the world I am a straight woman. I live with the privilege of that assumption. And by allowing that assumption to stand, I also allow ignorance to stand. Not anymore.

The Top 5 Bisexual News Stories Of 2012

Lauren Michelle Kinsey | Posted 03.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Lauren Michelle Kinsey

2012 was a significant year for bisexual visibility. With the bisexual rights movement reaching the age of an adult, there were many signs of it becoming more established and successful.

Are Closeted Bisexuals The Reason For Bi Invisibility?

A.J. Walkley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices
A.J. Walkley

It's almost a "chicken or the egg" question: Does society and the LGBT community at large need to become more accepting before bisexuals come out en masse, or do bisexuals need to come out before more acceptance is possible?

Bisexual Invisibility Has Dangerous Consequences

Emily Dievendorf | Posted 05.21.2012 | Detroit
Emily Dievendorf

Bisexuality is still offered only tentative acceptance in the gay rights movement. Bisexuals are seen as confused, invalid, incapable of monogamy, oversexed, greedy, or going through a phase. The stigma has serious consequences.