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

By William Burleson

achieve an in-depth knowing of the original struggles of the bisexual group!

“To me the homosexual and immediately worlds are the exact same; both constrained, judgmental, and bourgeois . . . simply replicate photos of one another. i really like and overlap with the various homosexual global, yet my roots refuse to take carry there and develop. regrettably, my well-established roots within the immediately international are concurrently shriveling and loss of life too, leaving me feeling tremendous unstable.”
—“Cool,” a bisexual girl inquisitive about a aid group

There are no less than 5 million bisexual humans in the US, usually invisible to immediately society, the homosexual group, or even to one another. whereas the majority of those 5 million stay in the directly or homosexual international, there are a number of who've shaped a neighborhood in their personal. Bi the US: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible group bargains an within examine the yank bisexual neighborhood and provides an knowing of the unique conditions certain to being bisexual. The booklet takes the reader to bi group occasions from picnics, to meetings, to help teams, to performances on the way 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 historical past Project,” during which ten bisexual humans inform their lifestyles tales, and the “Online aid Group,” a gaggle of approximately seventy five those who meet in our on-line world to discuss their lives and demanding situations. The ebook additionally contains the findings of a 2002 survey of approximately three hundred bisexual humans carried out through the net, an appendix that provides a concise checklist of assets for extra examine and private enrichment, and an unabridged transcript of the “Bisexual background 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 reviews of bi males and bi women?
  • what's the particular courting among the bisexual and the transgender community?
  • How have bisexuals and the bi neighborhood been laid low with HIV/AIDS?
  • what's the way forward for bisexual activism, if any?
  • and plenty of extra!

Bi the USA is an interesting source that exposes the demanding situations, struggles, and triumphs of bisexuals in the US. Bisexuals, specially these newly popping out, can use this e-book to aid comprehend their identification, and relatives and neighbors looking a few perception into the original situations confronted by way of their household also will locate it priceless. This e-book will curiosity these fascinated about the sociology of deviance or with subcultures in most cases. it's also applicable for undergraduate sociology and cultural anthropology, in addition to feminist reviews and LGBT experiences periods. This ebook deals one of many few available, nonacademic seems at this distinct and engaging group. stopover at the book's website at http://www.bi101.org

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