I’m Bisexual, So Where Do I Fit In?

By Gabrielle Alexa
Originally Published on the I Am Woman Project

There is an unspoken loneliness when you have an invisible identity.

Our culture has always centered and praised heterosexuality, and then positioned homosexuality as its reverse. Bisexuality sits somewhere in the middle, further marginalized and stigmatized, but above all, erased. And just as bisexuality is overwhelmingly misunderstood, so is biphobia.

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Where Did You Learn to Speak to Women Like That?

By Lisa Marchand

There are many things I love about being a woman. In fact, many days I’m grateful to live in this day and age as a female. But there are some days, ones that still come too often, where I wonder how progression still feels so stagnated. Days where I cannot comprehend the disrespect we face on the streets.

Several weeks ago I left the bus shaking, immediately dialing my father to tearfully thank him for being the man that he is. Shortly after, I called my mom to tell her what happened. What I experienced churned up feelings inside of me that meant—although grown up and on my own—I still needed my parents to process the mysteries of the world.

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The Parking Lot

By Kim Otteson

“So… I was wondering if you’d thought anymore about our conversation from before.”

Lauren’s heart skipped a beat. So this was the moment. Silently, she pulled the car into a parking space and braked.

“Not really since we last talked about it,” she lied.

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