Partly because it hadn't actually been published when the Love is complicated article referred to it, I've only just seen the article by Susie Orbach. Oh dear. Two eternal stories – sexual love and illness – are captivating. The modern twist of cancer and the switching of sexual orientation (Gilbert’s announcement also said that she has ended her marriage to… Read more »
Within the past hour, The Guardian website published an article on women in their 30s having relationships with other women. The title? "'Love is always complicated': Elizabeth Gilbert and the rise of later-in-life lesbians – Eat, Pray, Love author flooded with support after she announces relationship with her best friend – but she is far from alone in meeting a… Read more »
Without the question mark, it's the headline of a story in PinkNews today. Just under half (47%) of those polled in some survey said they would not be open to having a relationship with a bisexual individual, 35% of the respondents said they were open to it and 19% said they were undecided. This is what biphobia looks like. You… Read more »
I don't know how he identifies to himself, but that Keith Vaz is behaviourally bisexual is not a surprise – it was being talked about in the Asian communities over twenty years ago. Sadly, neither is some of the coverage: today the Sunday Mirror can reveal Keith Vaz, a married father of two, is leading a double life If I… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Possibly not, but it is entirely typical of the speed of things in the UK bisexual community that the idea for this site happened at a 'bisexual activists weekend' in Manchester… … in April 2005, I think.
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 »