June is an important month for the LGBTQ+ community. For 30 days, we get to celebrate who we are and remember our history. The gay rights movement as we know it started 50 years ago. Back then, homosexual acts were considered illegal in most of the United States. Queer bars provided refuge for the community, […]
I first learned about the LGBTQ+ community briefly from Ellen Degeneres when I was 12 or 13. She said that she was marrying a woman. I was confused and thought that it was a joke at first, because I didn’t know that she was gay beforehand. In fact, I’m not even sure if I knew […]
Recently, something in the media, especially TV shows, has caught my attention: bisexual erasure. Bisexuality erasure is “the tendency to ignore, remove, falsify, or reexplain evidence of bisexuality in history, academia, news media and other primary sources. In its most extreme form, bisexual erasure can include denying that bisexuality exists.”
The day after I wrote my last blog post, Christina Grimmie died from a gun shot wound after being shot by a reportedly “obsessive fan” at a meet and greet.
Orginally posted on BrockPride.ca My story is a short one because I have only known my true sexual orientation for two years. When I realized I was bisexual, I was confused. How am I just realizing this after all these years?
I realized I was bisexual a year ago, so I was 19. I felt like a torn and confused 10 year old, grabbing on to any help I could get. I felt like I had taken a steps backwards from figuring out my life. I felt like I was a whole different person and that I […]
Last night I came out as bisexual to all my friends and family on Facebook. It was an easy decision, but I was still nervous as anyone else would be. It was an easy decision for me because I had already come out to the people I care most