Last week, I came across this info graphic posted by Robyn Ochs. Now, I should preface this by saying she is a thoughtful, genuine person with a passion for bisexual activism. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting her, and she is truly kind. I’m grateful for her definition of bisexuality, especially because it knocks down a lot of the “bi vs. pan” debating (usually instigated and carried out by people who are neither bi nor pan).
That said, this particular quote really stuck in my craw.
It’s Bisexual Visibility Day, and I’m here to talk about what that means in the context of books and writing.
A conversation with a colleague prompted me to think more about this question: Why don’t we see more books with bisexual protagonists in different-gender relationships? Not merely a passing mention or objectification, but bisexual people being visibly, proudly queer within the context of having a partner of another gender.
The answer to this is complex, and I’m not going to attempt to explain every part in detail. I will say that...
We are all about the B in LGBTQ+ today. Yesterday marked the 20th Bi Visibility Day, which kicks off Bisexual Awareness Week. You can follow the #BiWeek hashtag on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, G+, Tumblr, and Pinterest.
Here's how activist Robyn Ochs defines bisexuality:...