Bisexual awareness week.

As a past student mentioned in the comments section this week, it's bisexual awareness week! Check out the website for BiWeek here.

While bisexuality falls under the umbrella of the LGBTQ community, people who identify as bisexual face their own challenges. Research show that they often experience stigma (biphobia) from people of other orientations (both people who identify as gay/lesbian and people who identify as straight). Here's a video clip discussing some of the things people who identify as bisexual often experience:

 

And here is infographic from One Equal World laying out some of the effects of stigma experienced by people who identify as bisexual:

 

And finally, one sample of some of the articles that have been published this week. It's a list from MTV of celebrities who are out and proud about being bisexual: link.