A physical and digital archive of bisexual, pansexual, and m-spec media and history.


An independent archive of bi, pan, and m-spec media.

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Browse our bookshelves

Every book in the Bi Pan Library archive has its own page on our website so you can get all the details about what it’s about, who wrote it, and why it’s included in the collection.

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Discover queer history

The Bi Pan Library archive holds many vintage and rare books you won’t find elsewhere online, so you can explore accounts of bi, pan, and m-spec experience as far back as the 1930s.

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Get personalized help

A Bi Pan Library volunteer can help you find the right books about your topic of interest, a great read in your favorite genre, or arrange for in-depth research assistance over video chat.

What does “m-spec” mean?

“M-spec” is short for “multiple-attraction spectrum” or “multisexual spectrum”.
It’s an inclusive umbrella term for the many different ways people express attraction beyond gender. M-spec includes people who use words for themselves such as bi, pan, omni, fluid, flexible, curious, and more, as well as some people who don’t use labels at all. Read more…

Discover podcasts

Our m-spec podcast directory makes it easy to find perspectives you’ll relate to and characters you’ll love. Start exploring!

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An independent archive of
bi, pan, and m-spec media.

Browse our bookshelves

Every book in the Bi Pan Library archive has its own page on our website so you can get all the details about what it’s about, who wrote it, and why it’s included in the collection.

Discover Queer history.

The Bi Pan Library collection includes many vintage and rare books you can’t find elsewhere online, so you can explore accounts of bi, pan, and m-spec lives as far back as the 1930s.

Get personalized help

A Bi Pan Library volunteer can help you find the right books about your topic of interest, a great read in your favorite genre, or arrange for research assistance over video chat!

What does
“m-spec” mean?

“M-spec” is short for “multiple-attraction spectrum” or “multisexual spectrum”. It’s an inclusive umbrella term for the many different ways people express attraction beyond gender. M-spec includes people who use words for themselves such as bi, pan, omni, fluid, flexible, curious, and more, as well as some people who don’t use labels at all.