Tag Archive | bisexual

Opinion: Bisexual poverty is overlooked by the LGBT+ community

Opinion: Bisexual poverty is overlooked by the LGBT+ community

Poverty is one of the main issues facing bisexual people. Yet it is a problem that is seriously overlooked. Bisexual people are the ‘invisible majority’ of the LGBT+ community. Despite being the largest group under the rainbow flag by some measures, our needs and our marginalisation are often ignored.

Malaysia: ‘I Woke Up Gay’: LGBT+ band uses music to fight bias

Malaysia: ‘I Woke Up Gay’: LGBT+ band uses music to fight bias

With songs like I Woke Up Gay, and Lonely Lesbian, LGBT+ punk band Shh…Diam! is making a rare splash in Malaysia, using music to fight long-running discrimination. The four-member group is a rarity in a country where gay and transgender issues are often seen as taboo, cross-dressing is illegal, and sodomy is banned under a […]

Kenya: LGBT await ruling in case to decriminalise homosexuality

Kenya: LGBT await ruling in case to decriminalise homosexuality

When John Mathenge finished primary school in the early 1990s, he dreamed of becoming a lawyer. But his dreams were shattered when life showed him what being gay in Kenya meant. His sexual orientation was seen as sinful from childhood. Mathenge’s father refused to pay his secondary school fees,

ILGA Announces Dates For Its 2016 World Conference

ILGA Announces Dates For Its 2016 World Conference

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) has announced that it will hold its 28th World Conference in Bangkok, Thailand from November 28 to December 2, 2016, co-organized with Rainbow Sky Association of Thailand and Purple Sky Network.

We’re Robert Dyas and we’re gay. And straight. And bi…

We’re Robert Dyas and we’re gay. And straight. And bi…

“This is us being gay. And straight. And bi…” In this Robert Dyas ad, salespeople and customers introduce themselves as gay, straight or bisexual, in what some have said is a parody of a YouTube video from a furniture company in the States called Red House, in 2009. That company used a theme of black […]

Divergent Star Shailene Woodley ‘Open’ to Dating a Woman

Divergent Star Shailene Woodley ‘Open’ to Dating a Woman

Shailene Woodley, the actress and star of sci-fi film Divergent, recently revealed in an interview that she falls in love based on who people are, and not based on their gender. Woodley, who is being hailed as a rising star, has set off some media speculation on whether or not the young actress is bisexual, since she […]

Watch: Tom Daley Comes Out As Bisexual

Watch: Tom Daley Comes Out As Bisexual

British diver Tom Daley has revealed that he is dating a man, in a video post he uploaded to YouTube earlier today. “This has been a hard decision to make,” Daley writes in the video’s description, “but I wanted you to hear this from me.” The Olympic medallist has said that while he ‘still fancies […]