Over the past few years, much of the energy aimed at securing rights and benefits for LGBT adults has focused on same-sex marriage. This week, Kate Brown became the first openly bisexual governor in the U. Brown follows in the footsteps of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, who became the first openly bisexual member of Congress when she took office in
Prejudice Against Bisexuals Is Harming Their Health
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I'm mainly speaking about Turkey - but my argument can be repeated for all around the world because of the invisibility and ignorance about bisexuality. As bisexuals, we are frequently seen as an intersection set of other sexual orientations, especially monosexual ones. On the one hand, no one dares to completely erase B from LGBTI but on the other hand, no one wants to mention bisexuality. Bisexuality is generally limited to women - as if just some women who couldn't become lesbian are bisexual. Furthermore, the problems that bisexual women have are never put into the agenda and considered.
'Double Discrimination,' Loneliness Contribute to Bisexual Health Disparities, Study Says
Tanya Ballard Brown. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage, which is now legal in about three dozen states. But it's also legal in most states to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender — LGBT — people in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation.
They attribute the changes to a variety of factors, from people knowing and interacting with someone who is LGBT, to advocacy on their behalf by high-profile public figures, to LGBT adults raising families. At the same time, however, a new nationally representative survey of 1, LGBT adults offers testimony to the many ways they feel they have been stigmatized by society. Most who did tell a parent say that it was difficult, but relatively few say that it damaged their relationship. The survey finds that 12 is the median age at which lesbian, gay and bisexual adults first felt they might be something other than heterosexual or straight.