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Bi Online: Finding Your Community Without Leaving the House

laptop typingLet’s face it, if you’re bi it can be pretty tough going living in a world where heterosexuality is the norm. Most of the time your sexuality is completely erased and you’re assumed to be gay or straight depending on the gender of your current partner. When you’re not being erased you find yourself being othered for not fitting neatly into one of the gay or straight boxes. Having a space where bisexuality is the norm is important to give one a feeling of validity and belonging.

But what if there are no bi majority spaces that you can access? In the UK the main event in the bisexual calendar is BiCon, but this only happens once a year (and, as it happens, I can’t make it this year). There are BiFests happening throughout the year and regular bisexual meet up groups, but all of these are… Continue reading

“Is There Anyone Out There?”: Anonymous “Confessions” From Bi Whisper Users

Whisper is a website which allows people to submit anonymous posts about sensitive issues: in many cases, things they’ve not spoken about off-line… Here are some (often poignant) recent submissions from bisexual and questioning users.

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You Didn't Hear it from us 11.04.15

Bessiesmith3Here’s a round-up of some of the news, blogs posts and comment we missed this week.

Did we miss any other must-see stories? Let us know in comments…

 

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