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11 Myths About Bisexuality that I’m Tired of Hearing

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It’s Bi month/week/day. I decided to write something. For context here’s my piece for Black Girl Dangerous last year.

         One of my favorite times of the year is September 23rd aka Bi Visibility Day. As a black bisexual woman, I do get excited for Bi Visibility Day, with all the bisexuals oozing with pride on and offline. For the rest of the year, I still struggle with feeling unwelcome in LGBTQIA spaces. Often times, bisexuality feels like a taboo topic in conversations about LGBTQIA identities or the conversation is riddled with stereotypes and misconceptions, which I find exhausting to dispute. So, this list came about because I am tired of hashing and rehashing the many myths and stereotypes about bisexuality with family, friends, colleagues and the rest of the internet.

I’m tired of bisexuality being treated like it’s is less valid than identifying as straight or…

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