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Bi+ Community Perth talk visibility, stigma and unicorn piñatas

Bi+ Community Perth talk visibility, stigma and unicorn piñatas

September 23rd is Bi Visibility Day, also known as Celebrate Bisexuality Day, which runs in tandem with Bi Week celebrations around the world. Today marks 21 years since the occasion was first marked in 1999, and Bi+ Community Perth, the largest community organisation for bi, pan and multi-gender-attracted people in WA, joined Harriet Kenny on […]

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It’s Celebrate Bisexuality Day!

It’s Celebrate Bisexuality Day!

Today is Celebrate Bisexuality Day, a day that had its origins 30 years ago in 1990 when people met in San Francisco to discuss how people who are bisexual are often left out of discussions and celebrations about sexuality. More than 450 people attended from 20 U.S. states and 5 other countries, and the mayor […]

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Australia & NZ’s first joint bisexual conference kicks off this weekend

Australia & NZ’s first joint bisexual conference kicks off this weekend

Major news for Australia and New Zealand’s bisexual+ communities, as organisations and individuals from both nations come together for the first Bi+ focused conference. Stand Bi Us will host over 30 free events, both online and in person, as part of a week-long celebration of Bi+ Visibility Day, marked on September 23rd. “Bisexuals (Bi+ is […]

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July 14th is International Non-Binary People’s Day

July 14th is International Non-Binary People’s Day

July 14th marks International Non-Binary People’s Day around the world, celebrating folks who identify outside of the gender binary, and raise awareness of issues and challenges faced by the community. Back in March, ABC’s Four Corners program gave a voice to a group of young non-binary Australians who shared why their non-binary identity is so […]

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‘Riverdale’ star Lili Reinhart comes out as bisexual

‘Riverdale’ star Lili Reinhart comes out as bisexual

Riverdale star Lili Reinhart has announced she is a proud bisexual woman to her social media followers this week. Republishing an announcement for a LGBTQ+ protest in support of Black Lives Matter, Reinhart revealed she is a member of the LGBTIQ+ community. “Although I’ve never announced it publicly before, I am a proud bisexual woman,” […]

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View Street Medical are here for Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community

View Street Medical are here for Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community

For many LGBTIQ+ people, a simple routine trip to the GP can be an anxiety inducing experience. Each of us have our own unique set of circumstances that may require medical attention, and it can be incredibly difficult to find the right doctor or specialist that can offer the best treatment for the issue at […]

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Bi+, Non-Binary & Belonging: Intersectionality in the LGBTI+ community

Bi+, Non-Binary & Belonging: Intersectionality in the LGBTI+ community

There is more crossover between the bisexual+ and the gender non-binary communities than you might expect. It also makes a certain sense: if gender is not important to your attractions, it’s less likely to be important to your identity. According to genderspectrum, non-binary is “An umbrella term for gender identities that are not exclusively either […]

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Bisexual+ Community Perth on why visibility is still so important

Bisexual+ Community Perth on why visibility is still so important

In 2017, Bisexual+ Community Perth marched for the first time in the Pride Parade with approximately 40 people – bi, pan and multi-gender attracted individuals, all letting their bi flag fly. This year, in the biggest-ever Pride Parade to take Perth’s streets by storm, close to 100 people marched with the bi banner and the […]

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Bi Your Side: Bisexual+ visibility on TV at an all time high

Bi Your Side: Bisexual+ visibility on TV at an all time high

It’s Pride month, and bisexual+ visibility might just be about to reach an all-time high, on British television at least. As we gear up to celebrate Pride, we also celebrate the launch of Courtney Act’s bi+ dating show The Bi Life, following on the heels of Desiree Akhavan’s new comedy series The Bisexual. The bisexual […]

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Don’t Wanna Be All Bi Myself: Mental health & the bisexual+ community

Don’t Wanna Be All Bi Myself: Mental health & the bisexual+ community

They say don’t talk about politics or religion in polite company. I wish that meant Scott Morrison would STFU. But it feels like the real subjects we’re not allowed to talk about are sexuality and mental health. The bisexual+ community’s levels of psychological distress are well reported here, and while I can’t draw a line […]

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