There have only been a handful of periodicals — mainstream or indie — focused specifically on bi, pan, and fluid experiences and audiences. This page lists all publications we are aware of — so if know of another periodical we should check in to, 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.

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CURRENTLY IN PRINT


Archer magazine cover, a fat black woman in fabulous pink fur and large pink earrings looks over her shoulder

ARCHER (2013 – PRESENT)

“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 Bi Pan Library is waiting for funds to purchase back issues of Archer Magazine.

bi community news magazine cover, a masculine black bi person in a polo shirt stands with their hands in their pockets, looking to the side

BI COMMUNITY NEWS (1995 – PRESENT)

“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.

The Bi Pan Library has not yet obtained copies of Bi Community News.

bi women quarterly magazine cover, a basic text newsletter with an illustration of a red haired bi person looking over their shoulder, framed by the bi flag

BI WOMEN QUARTERLY (1983 – PRESENT)

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 Bi Pan Library has an active subscription to Bi Women Quarterly, but is in need of funds to print and bind issues that released before the subscription began.

diva magazine cover, kristen stewart wearing an unbuttoned dress shirt & suit jacket with wire rimmed glasses, looking seductively at the camera

DIVA (1994 – PRESENT)

“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.

The Bi Pan Library owns 4 back issues of Diva, and is waiting for funds to purchase an International subscription.

larker magazine cover, a mixed media art piece featuring a black person dripping with jewelry

LARKER (2013 – PRESENT)

“An independent anthology celebrating the visual heritage of the resilient communities in and around the bisexual+ spectrum.” Larker’s full archive is available to the public.

Larker does not publish physical copies.

unicorn magazine cover, a white short-pink-haired person dressed in all white lounges against a backdrop, head resting on their hand

UNICORN (2019 – PRESENT)

“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.

Unicorn does not publish physical copies.


OUT OF PRINT & VINTAGE


anything that moves magazine cover, a collage featuring patterned paper around a black and white photo of a raised fist with the transgender symbol drawn on the wrist.

ANYTHING THAT MOVES (1990 – 2002)

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 anybody 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)

“Newsletter of the Bisexual Center”, published by a California bisexual community group. Poetry, articles, letters, and events.

BITOPIA

Bitopia is an online magazine website by and for bisexuals, including biromantic asexuals and aromantic bisexuals. We are trans inclusive and prioritise content by trans people, poc and other minority groups within the bi umbrella. You can check us out at bitopia.org.”

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HELLO MR. (2012 – 2018)

“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 is waiting for funds to purchase back issues of Hello Mr.

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LOGOMOTIVE / SLIPPERY WHEN WET

“A little magazine of sex & fun from a bisexual perspective.”

The Bi Pan Library has not yet obtained copies of Logomotive/Slippery When Wet, and information online about this publication is limited. We are actively pursuing this addition to the physical collection — please contact us if you have a lead on purchasing, or wish to donate a copy.

THE SANDMUTOPIAN 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 addition to the physical collection — please contact us if you have a lead on purchasing, or wish to donate a copy.


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