There have only been a handful of periodicals focused specifically on bi, pan, and fluid experiences and audiences. This page lists all publications we are aware of. If you know of another periodical we should check into, please fill out our media suggestion form (or use our contact form if you’d like to donate physical copies). If you’re curious how media makes it onto our shelves, you can read the library’s inclusion criteria here.
There have only been a handful of periodicals focused on bi, pan, and fluid audiences. This page lists all publications we are aware of. If know of another periodical we should check into, please fill out our media suggestion form (or use our contact form if you’d like to donate physical copies). If you’re curious how media makes it onto our shelves, you can read the library’s inclusion criteria here.
CURRENTLY IN PRINT
“Archer Magazine is an award-winning print publication about sexuality, gender and identity. It is published twice-yearly in Melbourne, Australia, with a focus on lesser-heard voices and the uniqueness of our experiences.” Individual physical issues of Archer are available for purchase via their shop, as well as digital issues.
“The bimonthly journal of the UK bi movement,” covering bi+ events, news, research, and representation in media. A partial Bi Community News archive is available on their website.
(2020 – PRESENT)
“Bipan Magazine is a free independent publication from colonial Canada created for those who want to widen their community, stay informed, and experience art from coast to coast. Bipan is a safer place for anyone who calls Turtle Island home to experience representation and to embrace the queer community.” Bipan’s full archive is freely available on their website.
A publication of the Boston Bisexual Women’s Network, and the oldest bisexual+ women’s publication in the world. Bi Women Quarterly’s full archive is available online for free, though subscriptions and donations are appreciated. They regularly call for writing & art submissions.
“The world’s leading entertainment group for LGBTQI women… bringing you the latest in lesbian and bi related celebrity interviews, news, politics, pop culture, style, travel, social issues, entertainment and more.” Digital, UK, and International subscriptions of DIVA are available for purchase.
“Unicorn Magazine represents the wide spectrum of sexuality and identities that fit in between gay and straight. We explore stories around mental health, sex, and identity. We do this through art, photography, poetry, interviews, opinion pieces, short stories, and whatever people want to show.” Unicorn’s full archive is available to the public.
OUT OF PRINT & VINTAGE
Created by Karla Rossi of the San Francisco Bay Area Bisexual Network (now the Bay Area Bi+ & Pan Network) as an extension of their newsletter, with contributions from other Bi+ and allied creators. In 2020, a group of bisexuals aged 16-24 compiled scans of the complete Anything That Moves archive, making them available to to the public with the permission of the BABPN.
The Bi Pan Library is close to completing our Anything That Moves collection. We are still looking for issues 2, 11, 15, 20, and the Pride Special issue. Please contact us if you have a lead on purchasing, or wish to donate a copy.
THE BI-MONTHLY (1970s – 1980s)
(1970 – 1980)
“Newsletter of the Bisexual Center”, published by a California bisexual community group. Poetry, articles, letters, and events.
The Bi Pan Library has collected 11 issues of The BiMonthly. Please contact us if you have a lead on purchasing, or wish to donate copies.
“Each of the ten issues reflects a range of experiences in a neatly-curated museum, carefully built to exhibit the stories of gay and queer men.” Hello Mr.’s full archive is available to the public.
The Bi Pan Library has not yet collected issues of Hello Mr. Please contact us if you wish to donate copies.
LOGOMOTIVE / SLIPPERY WHEN WET
SLIPPERY WHEN WET
“A little magazine of sex & fun from a bisexual perspective.”
The Bi Pan Library has collected 3 issues of Logomotive/Slippery When Wet, and information online about this publication is limited. We are actively pursuing additional copies — please contact us if you have a lead on purchasing, or wish to donate a copy.
THE SANDMUTOPIAN GUARDIAN (1988 – 2000)
GUARDIAN (1988 – 2000)
“Practical, factual, pansexual.” Founded as a pansexual companion to the gay leather magazine DungeonMaster. “With topics from technique to relationships to legal issues, The Guardian is a cross between ‘US (leather) News and World Report’ and ‘Better Homes and Dungeons.”
The Bi Pan Library has not yet obtained copies of The Sandmutopian Guardian, and information online about this publication is limited. We are actively pursuing this collection — please contact us if you have a lead on purchasing, or wish to donate copies.