“If we don’t celebrate those who came before us, than how can we find the motivation to move forward?”
Coming out as bisexual to my friends and family was hard. But just when I thought I was done, my new relationship–with a boy!–pushed me back into the closet.
Despite years of advocating for the LGBTQ community, the existence of bisexuals is still called into question.
For three years, I agonized over how I’d come out as bisexual to my parents. But none of that planning was useful.
This story comes to us via Story Works Alaska and the Alaska Teen Media Institute. A lot of people say that they don’t…
Bisexuality and Pansexuality are some of the most misrepresented and ostracized sexualities. What’s especially hurtful to bi and pan people is that these stigmas are not only present in the heterosexual community, but also among members of the queer community.
Even in a part of the country that’s so accepting of the LGBTQ+ community, people still struggle with some of the letters in the ‘gay alphabet’. Bisexual, pansexual, and asexual: the big three of unrecognized sexualities.