bisexual

LGBTQ

Why Lilly Singh's Bisexuality Is a Huge Moment for the South Asian Community

The Canadian YouTube celebrity of Indian Punjabi origin came out on Twitter this week, and some LGBTQ folks are calling it a “game changer.”
Shreya Kalra
2.28.19
LGBTQ

When I Came Out, I Wasn’t Ready for the Judgment That Came from Within the Community

Why would a group of people who have historically experienced so much shame and stigma from society dole out that same kind of punishment to each other?
Zach Rawlings
1.8.19
hard data

Homophobia Literally Keeps Gay and Bisexual People Awake at Night

A new study could partly explain why gay and bisexual people run a higher risk of chronic health problems.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4.23.18
LGBTQ health

The Mental Health Repercussions of Identifying as a Bisexual Woman

Bisexual women are often erased from or rejected by both dominant society and the LGBT community.
Laura Dorwart
2.1.18
Broadly

The First Time I Had Sex with a Woman and Realized I Was Bisexual

"I started feeling this rush when I was around her and I didn't know how to pinpoint the way it made me feel. I'd look at her lips and think, I feel something."
Imogen Dive
11.30.17
LGBTQ

The Unique Discrimination that Bi People Face

In honor of Bisexual Awareness Week, we talked to the researcher behind a study on the stereotypes and stigma faced by bisexual individuals today.
Kimberly Lawson
9.22.17
Film

The Bisexual Actress Who Became an Infamous, Androgynous Sex Symbol

Marlene Dietrich was a German-born, anti-fascist screen siren who still captivates audiences 25 years after her death.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
5.23.17
relationships

Polyamorous People Share Their Worst Breakup Stories

We get dumped for the same reasons as anybody—there are just more people involved.
Jesse Donaldson
4.5.17
gay

One Third of Americans Uncomfortable with LGBTQ Colleagues, Study Shows

According to the 2017 GLAAD Accelerating Acceptance Study, they're also uncomfortable with LGBTQ neighbors and family members.
J.K. Clancy
3.30.17
ask a hooker

A Sex Worker Explains How to Make the Most of Dating Apps

"Be direct about what your intentions are."
Lydia Faithfull
10.2.16
teens

Queer Teens Facing 'Unacceptable' Levels of Physical and Sexual Violence

A survey released this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that teens who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual are significantly more at risk for violence and depression than their straight peers.
Kimberly Lawson
8.12.16
Sex

Americans Are Having More Gay Sex Than Ever Before

According to a San Diego State University study, we're more likely than ever to report having had same-sex experiences—and being OK with it.
Sirin Kale
6.2.16
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