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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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Hinch – strip funding from schools that exclude gay staff and students

Hinch – strip funding from schools that exclude gay staff and students

Senator Derryn Hinch has announced that he will move a motion calling for school that turn away gay students or teachers to be stripped of their commonwealth funding. “I will move a notice of motion in the Senate [on] Monday calling for any private school that discriminates against a teacher or student on sexuality grounds […]

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Meet the cast of bisexual+ reality dating show The Bi Life

Meet the cast of bisexual+ reality dating show The Bi Life

The groundbreaking new reality series that focuses entirely on bisexual, pansexual and fluid people has revealed its cast ahead of the premiere later this month. Drag superstar Courtney Act is hosting the show which has sent nine bisexual+ Britons to Barcelona on an adventure to find love. Carmen, Daisie, Irene, Kyle, Leonnie, Mariella, Matt, Michael […]

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Alex Hawke says there’s nothing controversial in expelling gay students

Alex Hawke says there’s nothing controversial in expelling gay students

Special Minister of State Alex Hawke says there is nothing controversial in proposals to allow religious schools to expel students who are gay, bisexual or transgender. Overnight Fairfax Media published a leaked copy of the Ruddock Review revealing that the report notes there is no imminent threat to religious freedom in Australia.  The report does […]

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Courtney Act’s bisexual+ reality dating show is coming to Foxtel

Courtney Act’s bisexual+ reality dating show is coming to Foxtel

A new reality dating series is coming to Foxtel next month which will send a group of British bisexual+ (bi, pan, fluid etc) singles on an overseas adventure to find love. Hosted by Australia’s own Courtney Act, The Bi Life will send participants to Barcelona to live, party and romance together in the picturesque Spanish […]

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Bi Viz: Celebrate Bi Visibility Day with Bisexual+ Community Perth

Bi Viz: Celebrate Bi Visibility Day with Bisexual+ Community Perth

Bi Visibility Day is coming up on September 23. First observed in 1999, Bi Visibility Day is an international call to recognise and celebrate the history, community, and culture of being bisexual+. Hot on the heels of last month’s discussions of biphobia, I talked to Bisexual+ Community Perth members about why bi visibility is important […]

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The Bi Life: Courtney Act to host new bisexual dating show

The Bi Life: Courtney Act to host new bisexual dating show

Australia’s most popular drag export and RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Courtney Act is set to make history with a reality show exclusively for the B in LGBTIQ+. Act, also known as Shane Jenek, will be the host of The Bi Life – starring ten bi+ participants living in the same house and looking for love. “It’s high […]

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I’m A Little Bi-Furious: Bi+ women and non-binary folk talk biphobia

I’m A Little Bi-Furious: Bi+ women and non-binary folk talk biphobia

In the 2015 comedy Me Him Her Gabbi, played by Emily Meade, is called a “fake lesbian” by her evil ex-girlfriend. Gabbi’s perceived crime? Falling for Cory, and being unwilling to take back the ex. In between the fairly standard “boy meets girl and hilarity ensues” formula, the film has some interesting discussions about identity. […]

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