For some, there's a fear of how people - especially friends and family - will respond; 'Will they support me? Will they be disappointed? It's super scary, because the world is still sadly, but decidedly, a heteronormative place.
One in three Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes, but Ulrike Boehmer, a Boston University School of Public Health researcher who studies health disparities in LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, says that cancer poses a particularly dangerous threat for members of the LGBT community, especially women. In a first-of-its-kind study published in Cancer, Boehmeran SPH associate professor of community health sciences, reports that women who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual LGB have less access to care after cancer treatment compared to heterosexual women. Post-cancer care is extremely important to prevent recurrences, detect early warning signs, and screen for long-term effects of cancer treatments, making these findings particularly troubling, Boehmer says.
The day was first observed at the International Lesbian and Gay Association ILGA conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, and celebrates the achievements of the community, as well as tackling discrimination. Here are some of the best tweets from Bisexual Visibility Day, from the educational to the downright hilarious. Celebrities like singer Kehlani joined in the conversation.
By Jackie Salo. October 24, pm Updated October 25, am. Most seriously, Hill is now the subject of a career-threatening House ethics investigation into allegations she bedded not one, but two of her young legislative staffers — one of them male, the other female.
A post shared by Kelvin L. Last month, he wrote a powerful Instagram post about being Black and bisexual. However attraction is not limited to the gender of their partner.
Hello and welcome. I feel scared when I come out to people. You can find a list of all blog posts here.
Im only out to some close friends, it wad scary but relieving! I came out with this painting I made! BiChat pic.
Being bisexual is hard. Only being bicurious does. It reminds often overlooked individuals that their sexuality is completely valid and should be celebrated. The following bisexual coming out stories and statements showcase a spectrum of reactions and experiences ranging from heart-warming acceptance to doubt to nonchalance and casualness.
Bisexual posts. Bisexual Instagram popular posts 9. And now these three remain: faith, hope and love.
Though there are still those who would keep bi characters off YA shelves, there are also plenty of fantastic young adult graphic novels, fantasy books, contemporary novels, and even nonfiction collections with bisexual characters that find their way into the hands of young readers and adults who appreciate YA. Here are a few essentials to check out during bisexual awareness month. The story is a portrait of not just a teen coming to terms with her queerness and figuring out what labels, or a lack of labels, might apply to her but of the beauty of finding your queer community.