Tag Archives: biphobia

Old Biphobia and New, or An Angry Bisexual With A Keyboard

There were two things that happened this week that, while not causally linked, illustrate several of the problems biphobia presents not only for us bi folks, but for the entire LGBT community. The first was the reprinting of a Savage … Continue reading

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Not Really. Really?

I want to talk more about a logical fallacy that comes up a lot, one that I briefly mentioned in my article busting the myth(s) of the barsexual. It’s called the “No True Scotsman” fallacy, and the reason it’s called … Continue reading

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Unbridled Commercialism

Now available at Amazon.com — a collection of articles drawn primarily from this blog, but including material from a couple other platforms and a couple previously unpublished pieces. This ebook is economically priced ($5.99 USD) and available now. Queerer Theory: … Continue reading

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The Borg and The Queer

[On language: in order to keep the rating of this page as inclusive as possible, I have made a couple of clearly marked substitutions of words considered “adult” in some of the material quoted herein. I do not find the … Continue reading

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BiFurious

Anger: a couple of people have pointed out to me that sometimes my tone comes across as, well, hostile. I admit it – I get indignant sometimes, when I read things like Bonnie Kaye’s statement in her recently published book … Continue reading

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Biphobia: Yes, Virginia, It Does Exist

Is the election over? OK, time to get back to business. First off, the inevitable words about terminology. Homophobia and the words that have derived from it, biphobia and transphobia, are words that describe hostility, discrimination, and hate, not clinical … Continue reading

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Mythbusting: the Barsexual

A note on language: this article uses binary gender language because it deals with two closely related myths about bisexuality that are particularly relevant in situations that entail binary constructions of gender. These are myths that are particularly different for … Continue reading

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