Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World

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Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World (Second Edition)

AUTHOR: Robyn Ochs and Sarah E. Rowley (editors)
PUBLISHER: Bisexual Resource Center
LANGUAGE: English
DATE: 2009
PAGES: 273
ISBN:
0965388153

Publisher’s Description

Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World is the broadest single collection of bisexual literature available today, collecting 220 essays from around the world that explore bisexual identity. Topics include coming out, relationships, politics, community, and more. The book also addresses the intersection of bisexuality with race, class, ethnicity, gender identity, disability and national identity. Authors from 42 countries discuss bisexuality from personal perspectives and their own cultural contexts providing insight into societal views on bisexuality from countries ranging from Colombia to China. 

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chapter I: What is Bisexuality?

— Shen Rui, Mayra Santos-Febres, Alicia Vallejo Lorenzo, Kazumi Matsunaga, Bijan Etemad-Gilbertson, Miguel Obradors Campos, Sara Poncet, Carlos Ivan Suarez Garcia, Jessica
Chapter 2: Coming Out as Bisexual
— Amber Terrell, Denise Penn, Medina Johns, Simone Pantaleo, Erika Smallen, Sister Jannah, Sung Yun Lee, David Ertischek, Andrea Toselli, Talia Erinna, Diana Milillo, Cheryl B., Saraswati Bryer-Bass, Little Squirrel, Javed, Rajiv Dua, Magdalen Hsu-Li, Salome Sandoval, Georgina Antillon, Adena Galinsky, Robyn Walters, Russ Stein, Laura Perhonen, Julie Hartman, Marcella Bucknam, Jennifer Williams, Olamide Makinde, Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
Chapter 3: Why Bi?
— Carol Queen, Stephanie Baird, DarraghDoherty, Colleen D. McCarthy, Antonio Ferrera, Greta Christina, Gina Wertz, Adia, Alex Li-Hua Lee, Sparrow, Andrea Zanin, Cheryl Dobinson, Bradley Dettmer, Skott Freedman, Eric, Lauris Ledi, Brian Dodge, Toni, Sofie Verhalle, Jo Gerrard
Chapter 4: Life stories
— Cisem Kundupoglu, Kim, Flemming Griesen, Lionel Ganbill, Carmen L., Oquendo Villar, Emile Mintiens, Jan Steckel, Veronica Speedwell, Ann Tweedy, Ken Were, Julieann, Nana Kwame, Trevor, Melinda Brown, Salvador Cruz, Danny R., Zhang Jing, Kiran Mehdee, Raymond Scott, Ron Owen, Robyn Ochs, Yasmin Greenhalgh
Chapter 5: Crossing Lines
Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran, Beverly Yuen Thompson, Richard Juang, Cheryl stobie, Patricia Kevena Fili, Maya Ganesh, Phillip A. Bernhardt-House, Rachana Umashankar, Toby Hill-Meyer, Deep Purkayastha, Paramita Banerjee, Bhavana Chawla, Kyla Bender-Baird, Mia Anderson, Bobbie Petford, Victor J. Raymond, Mary Heath, Jamie Phillips
Chapter 6: Relationships
— Peggy Seeger, C. S. Gilbert, V.R. Panfil, N.K., Adri van den Berg, Tsvetomir Mario Deliyski, Jorge Luis Puentes, Klaus Schweinzer, Nanna M. Mansa, Frank & Mirjam, Koen Brand, Paul Gorry, Gary North, Iona Woodward, Carla Imperial, Gail & Angela, Kathy Hester
Chapter 7: The Language of Desire:
— Huang Lin, Jessica Day, Jane Barnes, Julie Ebin, Priyanka Srinivasha, Mark Angeles, Zane Hannan, Ruby Palma, Kelly Bailey, Musa Ewurakua Sempe II, Gabriela Granados, Rachel Bolden-Kramer, Marta Kucner, Bernadette Muthien, Devaki Menon, Margaret Robinson
Chapter 8: Bisexual Community
— Tom Robinson, Jorge Perez Castineira, Beth Firestein, Estrela, Alex Dall’Asta, Elad Livneh, Christian, B. J. Epstein, Shiri Eisner, Elizabeth M. Hagovsky, Joe Decker,Jacqueline Applebee, Steve Kadar, Alexandra Martins Costa & Paula Valenca, Thomas Leavitt, Ellyn Ruthstrom, Kaelin Bowers, Andrew Milnes, Fabian Doles, Amy Andre, Pete Chvany
Chapter 9: Bisexual Politics
— Unknown, Loraine Hutchins, Jane Barton, Lin Mu, Rifka Reichler, Poppy, Alejandra Sarda, Rukmini, Jen Collins, Bob Alba, Bobbi Keppel, Kuwaza Imara, Astrid Newenhouse, Amanda Udis-Kessler, Margaret Robinson, Sarah E. Rowley, Cathleen Finn, Solver Solversson, Apphia K., Lars Naesbye Christensen, Jonathan Daniel Hoffman, Kamoto Hibino, Lani Ka’ahumanu, Bill Burleson
Chapter 10: Bisexual Worlds
— Jenny Kangasvuo, Venkatesan Chakrapani & L. Ramki Ramakrishnan, Anonymous, Fadzai Maparutza, Anila Mithani, Mubarak Dahir, Bassam Romaya, Dana Shaw, Senspa
Articles and Resources:
— How to Spell the Word Bisexual by Tom Limoncelli
— If You Think Your Child May Be Bisexual by Robert L. Barton
— Bisexual Politics for Lesbians and Gay Men by Ramki Ramakrishnan
— Bisexual Etiquette by Robyn Ochs
— Biphobia by Robyn Ochs
— Finding Bisexuality in Fiction by Robyn Ochs
— Books on Bisexuality by Ronald C. Fox
— Organizations and Online Resources
— Index, by country
— Index, by name

Library Notes

Paperback. Purchased new as a donation by a friend of the library.

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