September 2014

posted 09.22.2014
Bisexuality: Making the Invisible Visible in Faith Communities; by Marie Alford-Harkey and Rev. Debra W. Haffner; Westport, CT: Religious Institute, 2014; 95 pages. I am an atheist. So you might ask, “Why are you reviewing a guidebook on how to make faith communities more bi-friendly and welcoming…
posted 09.22.2014
By Mark Brennan-Ing, Liz Seidel, Britta Larson and Stephen E. Karpiak The following article from Mark Brennan-Ing and colleagues was inspired by the ACRIA Center on HIV and Aging’s mission to examine the psychosocial issues of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS, including recognizing the…
posted 09.22.2014
By Terri Clark           We love our binaries: Democrat or Republican; male or female; chocolate or vanilla; gay or straight. For many of us, our first concept of sexual orientation was that everyone was either heterosexual or gay … some of us used the “h” word—homosexual. Those who were…
posted 09.22.2014
By Terri Clark The American Institute of Bisexuality (AIB) encourages, supports and assists research on and education about bisexuality, through programs likely to enhance the publics’ knowledge, awareness and understanding of bisexuality. More articles in this series... Is there a Greater Risk…
posted 09.22.2014
By Rev. Francesca Bongiorno Fortunato It’s a truism among bisexuals that “coming out” is not a one-shot deal for us, but a constant process. On Facebook, “Relationship Status” is of great importance when it comes to the ways others judge and define us. For those of us who identify as bisexual,…
posted 09.22.2014
By Ray Simon  For several years, I’ve had the good fortune to publish articles on gender, sexuality and LGBT issues in some of Philadelphia’s alternative newspapers, including the Philadelphia Gay News. During the recession, and about the time when I hit age 40, I had returned to freelance…