Author Archives: fliponymous

About fliponymous

Bisexual activist, thinker, writer, husband, father, Licensed Professional Counselor.

Dear Dave, or, Ally Follies Part Not Again

I just saw Dave Chappelle’s new shows.  Now, I think Dave is great.  He takes on race and society in transgressive and effective ways.  As a White person who tries to be an ally to People of Color, there are … Continue reading

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The Value Of Two Cents, or, I’m Dealing With My Own Change So You Can Keep Yours

(This began on Facebook. The question was a real question.) You know what I can live without? “Although this is an internal discussion within a marginalized community I am not a member of, here’s my 2 cents!” We already know … Continue reading

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My Corpse Will Not Be Your Movement’s Foundation

Originally posted on An Odd Rey:
     Coming into an all day Bi+ Institute, where seconds before people in the room had been talking about how the Bi+ community, how the terms, bi,bisexual, and biromantic had at times saved…

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Now in private practice

Howdy! I’ve just opened my own private psychotherapy practice here in Saint Cloud, MN. Details are available on Psychology Today as well as a bunch of other places online, including my website. Here’s some information. Queer focused — bi, trans, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to Find a Bi Competent Therapist by Estraven Le Guin

Originally posted on An Odd Rey:
“One US study found that over a quarter of therapists seen by bisexual clients erroneously assumed that sexual identity was relevant to the goal of therapy when the client didn’t agree, and around a sixth saw bisexuality as being part of an…

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All Of Me

Dan Savage tells me that I’m straight because I’m a cismale in a long term monogamous relationship with a ciswoman. It doesn’t matter to him that we met because we were interested in the same man, or that I had … Continue reading

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Gay, Lesbian, ________ and Transgender

This will be brief. People need to belong. Abraham Maslow’s heirarchy of needs describes how people are able to get their needs met. First is survival. If you don’t have food and water, or other things you require to keep … Continue reading

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