"Can’t you just CHOOSE?": Being bi with a preference

8198164150_b3f8b496db_bI’m bisexual. Genuinely, dyed-in-the-wool bisexual. I shit pink, purple and blue, I pray nightly to the spirit of Saint Brenda Howard Mother of Pride and I know all the words to everything Ani DiFranco ever even thought about writing. I’ve spent most of my eight-year journalism career working in lesbian and bi media or writing about lesbian and bi issues in mainstream media and I recently founded Biscuit, the UK’s only site aimed specifically at bisexual women. Like all bisexuals, I am a 50/50 split between liking men/male-identifying people and liking women/female-identifying people.

Oh no, wait.

Actually, I’ve mostly dated men in the past. Quiet at the back! Contrary to popular belief, this does not in any way dilute my bisexuality. As you can see from my professional track record, my relationships with and attractions to women have probably not been just a tequila-fuelled giggle or a chance to impress… Continue reading