Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution

Life Isn’t Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between book

AUTHOR: Lois Shearing
PUBLISHER: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 
DATE: June 2021
PAGES: 240 


Publisher’s Description

Whether you are openly bisexual, still figuring things out or just interested in learning more about bisexuality, Bi the Way is your essential guide to understanding and embracing bisexuality. With first-hand accounts from bi advocates, it includes practical tips and guidance on topics including dating, sex, biphobia, bi-erasure, coming out, activism and gender identity, demystifying a community that is often erased or overlooked. 

Rallying, honest and powerfully written, this must-read book is a manifesto for bisexual people everywhere and will empower you to live your most authentic bisexual life.

Table of Contents

Introduction and Acknowledgements
Chapter 1: Am I Bi?
Chapter 2: What If I Have a Preference?
Chapter 3: Does Bisexuality Reinforce the Gender Binary?
Chapter 4: When Should I Come Out?
Chapter 5: What’s Dating Like for Bi People?
Chapter 6: How Long Has Bisexuality Been Around?
Chapter 7: What is Biphobia?
Chapter 8: What is Bi Erasure?
Chapter 9: What Issues Do Bi People Face?
Chapter 10: What’s the Bi Community Like and How Do I Find It?
Resources That Informed the Text

Library Books Cited in this Work

Women and Bisexuality: A Global Perspective by Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio
Bisexual Politics: Theories, Queries, and Visions edited by Naomi S. Tucker
Bisexual Spaces: A Geography of Sexuality and Gender by Clare Hemmings

Other Relevant Books Cited

Identities and Place: Changing Labels and Intersectional Communities of LGBTQ and Two-Spirit People in the United States edited by by Katherine Crawford-Lackey and Megan E. Springate

Library Notes

Purchased new. Paperback.
Contains a segment written by the Bi Pan Library’s founder, Bren Frederick.