Bi America: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible by William Burleson

By William Burleson

achieve an in-depth figuring out of the original struggles of the bisexual neighborhood!

“To me the homosexual and immediately worlds are the exact same; both restricted, judgmental, and bourgeois . . . simply replicate photographs of one another. i actually like and overlap with many of the homosexual international, yet my roots refuse to take carry there and develop. regrettably, my well-established roots within the immediately global are at the same time shriveling and demise too, leaving me feeling tremendous unstable.”
—“Cool,” a bisexual lady thinking about a help group

There are no less than 5 million bisexual humans in the United States, in most cases invisible to instantly society, the homosexual neighborhood, or even to one another. whereas nearly all of those 5 million dwell in the directly or homosexual international, there are a couple of who've shaped a neighborhood in their personal. Bi the US: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible neighborhood bargains an within examine the yankee bisexual neighborhood and offers an figuring out of the precise conditions exact to being bisexual. The publication takes the reader to bi group occasions from picnics, to meetings, to aid teams, to performances that allows you to disclose the typical trials of the bisexual community.

Bi the United States contains very own tales that permit the voice of daily bisexuals be heard via interviews, the “Bisexual background Project,” during which ten bisexual humans inform their existence tales, and the “Online aid Group,” a gaggle of approximately seventy five those that meet in our on-line world to discuss their lives and demanding situations. The booklet additionally comprises the findings of a 2002 survey of approximately three hundred bisexual humans carried out through the web, an appendix that gives a concise checklist of assets for additional learn and private enrichment, and an unabridged transcript of the “Bisexual historical past Project.”

Get the solutions to those questions in Bi America:

  • what's bisexuality?
  • Is there a bisexual community?
  • what's the tradition of the bisexual community?
  • What are commonalities and adjustments among the reports of bi males and bi women?
  • what's the exact dating among the bisexual and the transgender community?
  • How have bisexuals and the bi group been stricken by HIV/AIDS?
  • what's the way forward for bisexual activism, if any?
  • and lots of extra!

Bi the US is an interesting source that exposes the demanding situations, struggles, and triumphs of bisexuals in the USA. Bisexuals, particularly these newly popping out, can use this e-book to aid comprehend their id, and relatives and associates looking a few perception into the original conditions confronted by way of their household also will locate it priceless. This booklet will curiosity these desirous about the sociology of deviance or with subcultures commonly. it's also applicable for undergraduate sociology and cultural anthropology, in addition to feminist reports and LGBT reports sessions. This publication deals one of many few available, nonacademic seems to be at this distinct and engaging neighborhood. stopover at the book's site at http://www.bi101.org

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