“Bisexuals cop biphobia from all edges, from our very own community and from straights.”

“Bisexuals cop biphobia from all edges, from our very own community and from straights.”

“ distinguishing as bisexual frequently feels as though you are stuck in limbo not “gay” enough for many, rather than “straight” sufficient for other people,” writes Kyli Rodriguez Cayro for Bustle. “While bi people compensate 52 per cent for the LGBTQ community, they have been often excluded through the narrative at Pride festivals and LGBTQ parties due to biphobia and bi erasure . Bi erasure is really a problem that is serious isn’t simply promoted by right individuals, but on event, by the non bi queer community aswell.”

“Bisexuals cop biphobia from all sides, from our very own community and from straights.”

Elizabeth Sutherland writes for SBS about her battles with occupying both right and spaces that are queer feeling ostracized by both. “There is really a privilege in passing as right, but there is however an expense, too. The information that you’re just being addressed well, or equally, because section of on your own is hidden is really a hard burden to carry… Bisexuals have emerged as predatory, promiscuous, untrustworthy, adulterous and confused. We’re vilified as fence sitters, or simply just plain greedy. In my own type of work I’m in touch with young adults all the time. It is easier to reassure peers and parents that I’m respectable whenever I’m viewed as a lesbian in a relationship that is steady. Continue reading ““Bisexuals cop biphobia from all edges, from our very own community and from straights.””