Erin Judge is a bisexual author and stand-up comic from Los Angels. As the excitement of bisexual Visibility Month wares off, Lois Shearing caught up with her to discuss winning a Bi Book Award for her first novel, ‘Vowel of Celibacy’.Read more "Interview with Bi Book award winner Erin Judge"
For Bisexual Visibility Day, Lois Shearing explores that ways that non-bisexual people can celebrate and be better allies to the bi+ community. Today is Bisexual Visibility Day, a day dedicated to highlighting the issues faced by the bi+ community, but also celebrating our diversity and resilience. Maybe you’ve seen a few people posting about it […]Read more "How to celebrate Bi Visibility Day if you aren’t bi"
Despite all the erasure of bisexuality that may have happened this Pride season, Lois Shearing asks whether it is time to stop looking past visibility as the main issue facing the bisexual community, to focus on the systematic violence and oppression facing bisexualsRead more "Beyond invisibility: 5 issues facing the bisexual community"
Following the incident in which no bisexual organisations were going to march in the Pride in London parade until UK Pride gave up half their slots, Lois Shearing addresses the isloation that young bi people may feel during Pride season.Read more "An open letter to young bisexual people this Pride season"
Can a religion that places heavy focus on balancing male and female energies and uses wombs and fertility as symbols of feminine power ever be truly inclusive and welcoming to queer and gender variant people? Lois Shearing explores what it means to be queer and Pagan.Read more "Queer and Wicca: a contradiction?"
For this month’s theme of Book Club, Lois Shearing reviews second anthology The Fire Eater’s Lover, which celebrates all things related to performance. Whether its getting up on stage, dressing up for a night out, or seducing a lover, The Fire Eater’s Lover heaves with the beauty of all the rituals and tribulations of everyday life.Read more "Review: The Fire Eater’s Lover by Sophia Blackwell"
Lois Shearing explores the ways in which bisexual erasure and over sexualised on-screen representations creates an environment in which being bisexual is seen as a behaviour rather than an identity.Read more "The bisexual erasure / over-sexualisation feedback loop"