Author Archives: Ian

Leicester Pride 2016

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Let's look at the Pride Guide for this year's Leicester Pride. It's 32 pages long. Editorial material says: [] Gay: 6 times [] Lesbian: 1 time [] Bisexual: 0 times [] LGBT: 16 times, including several for the city's LGB&T Centre. Worst example of bi erasure comes from someone ('a local LGBT community member') talking about the changes over time…. Read more »

Woman's Hour 22nd August 2016

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This had a segment on "the Psychological Pressures Faced By Young Gay, Lesbian and bisexual people". I'm not entirely sure why 'bisexual' doesn't get a capital letter or why the rest of it does – looking at other episodes, the house style is clearly that only the first letter the title of any segment has one. It started about 35… Read more »

TL;DR (too long; didn't read) sticky post

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The basic basics you need to know: 0. We use the simplest and best definition of bisexual: attracted to more than one gender. Note that there's nothing in that about being attracted equally to all genders, or there being only two, or being sexual with more than one, or being attracted to your own gender, or not being monogamous, or… Read more »