For the week of the bi flags 19th birthday (because lets be real, everyone loves a birthday week) Lois Shearing explores what the bi flags means to the community it represents.Read more "The Bi flag turned 19 this week & you told us what it means to you"
In light of recent biphobic articles published by queer media outlets, Lois Shearing addresses some of the myths perpetuated both outside of and within the LGBTQ+ community.Read more "Queer Media; it’s time to do better bi us"
Lois Shearing explores what it means to be out, but not out-out as a bisexual and why it’s important to respect our identity, even if we sometimes let ourselves ‘pass’.Read more "What it’s like to be out but not out-out as a bisexual"
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"
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"
Guest writer Lois Shearing spells out clearly the challenges faced by the increasing number of bi people in the UK today.Read more "Bisexuality: a modern crisis of erasure, under-resourcing and invisibility"
Steph Farnsworth reviews Purple Prose, an anthology of writing by bisexual people based in the UKRead more "Purple Prose: Review"
Yesterday the British LGBT awards claimed to be bi inclusive by promoting its largely unknown Lesbian and Bi women group. Karen Pollock explores the reasons why they have fallen short of the mark.Read more "Can someone tell the British LGBT awards that bi women are not part time lesbians"
Stephanie Farnsworth examines the idea that bisexual people experience “straight privilege”Read more "Straight privilege? Check yourself, not bisexual people"