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In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

We discussed last month about the crossovers between the bisexual+ and the gender-expansive experience, particularly where non-binary people can find themselves on the receiving end of prejudice. When it comes to finding a place where you feel you belong, it can be a question of what you declare and how you present. While it’s unusual […]

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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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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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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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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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Help Bisexual+ Community Perth fight stigma and invisibility

Help Bisexual+ Community Perth fight stigma and invisibility

Levels of psychological distress for bi+ people are second only to the transgender community. Perth’s Bisexual+ Community is working to change that. Fighting stigma and bi-invisibility, coordinators of Bisexual+ Community Perth have plans for a Bi Visibility Day event and a memorable float in the Pride Parade. In turn, they need the help of the […]

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Are heterosexuals even real, or are they just Bigfoot?

Are heterosexuals even real, or are they just Bigfoot?

Hardly a month goes by without a study simply scandalising some people with the salacious suggestion that self-identifying straights might not be quite as Heterosexual as they like to make out. Most of us are unsurprised, the Kinsey scale is so old there’s Egyptian hieroglyphics mentioning it. Even while Biphobia and Bierasure still persist, the […]

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