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The Big One, or, How Many Times Do I Have To Say This?

This is the big one. This is the misconception about bisexuality that is used every day to harm us. For the most part I have gotten away from the kind of “mythbusting” that basically every bisexual activist starts out by … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! or, Spare Me The “No Labels” Biphobia

So just before the Arctic deep-freeze ate the country, the New York Times (generally about as nastily biphobic as the straight media gets) published this piece in the Fashion And Style pages. Because, seriously, that’s where teh Queer stuff belongs, … Continue reading

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Scriptive, or, There Is Trouble In The Forest

You can’t fight biphobia by erasing yourself. That’s what they want you to do. Trailhead There are a few different trails I want to explore today. Let’s walk, you and I, arm in arm, and not worry so much about … Continue reading

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Slicing Off The Margins, or, Twirlip of the Mists

Argument: When a marginalized population seeks to gain rights that have been denied them, the tactic of further marginalizing parts of their own population is appealing and seemingly effective in the short run, but it causes more problems than it … Continue reading

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Your Own Kind

One of the omnipresent attacks on bisexuals is that they will always break their partner’s hearts, because they will leave them for someone of the opposite gender. I mean, how could someone who uses an identity label indicating attractions to … Continue reading

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What’s It All About, Alfie?

Howdy! I’ve been in a bit of a brief hiatus the last couple of months, not blogging much, so I’d like to start off with some notes about what’s been going on. If you’ve read Flotsam and Jetsam, then you … Continue reading

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Elevator Conversation #1: A Sports Metaphor

One of the basic tools of the activist is the “elevator conversation” — a fast way to explain the issue that they are trying to communicate about. These conversations are potent and useful, because you simply cannot expect everyone to … Continue reading

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