Danica Roem, a 32-year-old journalist, ousted pro-Trump incumbent Republican Bob Marshall. Mr Marshall had described himself as Virginia's "chief homophobe". The district that elected Ms Roem, which includes outer suburbs of Washington DC, strongly supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. Ms Roem championed gay, transgender and immigrant rights during her campaign, but the … Continue reading Trans Woman Defeats Proud Bigot In Election
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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