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Bi The Book: Definitions & bisexuality in 2020

Bi The Book: Definitions & bisexuality in 2020

Asked about her bisexuality, Duc Dau is unhesitating: “My heart is gay, but my vagina is less discriminatory.” It’s a quote from the bisexual writer Anna Pulley, and Duc often draws on a range of literature to illustrate her points – from Pulley to Sappho to Walt Whitman. Together with her Bi+ Community Perth group […]

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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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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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Catch Karen from Finance on RTRFM’s ‘All Things Queer’

Catch Karen from Finance on RTRFM’s ‘All Things Queer’

Don’t forget to spin your radio dial down to RTRFM 92.1 at 11am this morning to tune into local LGBTI focused program All Things Queer. On today’s show hosts Harriet Kenny and Misty Farquhar will be joined by Melbourne drag star Karen from Finance. Karen’s in town performing in the Fringe World show YUMMY. Also on today’s […]

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#BiWeek: This or that? Not for me, thanks

For a long time, I thought self-acceptance of my own bisexuality was enough. No one asked me for a label and I experienced very little overt discrimination. I toyed with the idea of telling my folks early on, but an older lesbian friend of mine advised against it. She knew that coming out to family […]

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