Category Archives: Media

Dar: a bit of comic relief on self-labelling

Dar is a comic character who identifies as ‘queer’, and in this comic strip she responds to the question about what it is like being queer being a relationship with someone of the opposite sex. Check out the rest of … Continue reading

Posted in Media | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Dar: a bit of comic relief on self-labelling

A woman’s struggle with her identity

A personal reflection on how the sullied label of bisexuality impacted on her ability to figure out her sexuality. She says: “Strange as it sounds, it’s my marriage which has enabled me to finally make my peace with the word … Continue reading

Posted in Information, Media | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on A woman’s struggle with her identity

Signs of improvement of bi representation on television

For some time if a character is bisexual, they have been ‘mad, bad or sad’ and used to add shock value. According to this article, this is slowly changing.

Posted in Information, Media | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Signs of improvement of bi representation on television

Celebrate Bisexuality Day Dinner – 23 September

Bisexual Alliance Victoria will be holding their annual dinner on Monday, 23 September for Celebrate Bisexuality Day. All bisexual, pansexual, queer and friendly people are welcome to join us at the Lord Newry Hotel, in Fitzroy North, from 7pm. About … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Information, Media, News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Celebrate Bisexuality Day Dinner – 23 September

Being an ally to our straight allies

While we may talk about monosexism or biphobia, it is important to recognise that we do have ‘straight’ allies and acknowledge their support. Here are some key points to consider.

Posted in Information, Media | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Being an ally to our straight allies

Recent US research still making waves

Last week we posted an article on bisexuality published in the LA Times that included some of the results from the recently published Pew survey of LGBT Americans. Some of these findings has also been cited in an article published … Continue reading

Posted in Information, Media, News, survey | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Recent US research still making waves

Bi-Alliance on Joy 94.9 Thursday 18 July from 10pm

Tune in to Joy 94.9 FM tomorrow at 10pm to hear committee member, Kathi, chat about Bi-Alliance and things bi. You can stream live from Joy’s home page. For information about the show, Hide and Seek, and podcasts visit http://joy.org.au/hideandseek/ You … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Information, Media | Tagged , | Comments Off on Bi-Alliance on Joy 94.9 Thursday 18 July from 10pm

Living without labels

In an article published yesterday, Cayla discusses living without labels for her sexual orientation, as to her ‘love is love’.

Posted in Information, Media | Tagged , | Comments Off on Living without labels

Bi-furious

Well, perhaps the panelists were not so much furious, but wanted to bust those tired old myths that bisexual people aren’t greedy nor non-committal. Huff Post Live host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin was joined by A.J. Walkley (bisexual author & blogger); Neal … Continue reading

Posted in Media, News | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Bi-furious

Concern over link between bisexuality and paedophilia

This article, published in Melbourne Community Voice, reports on concerns regarding an opinion piece that appeared in the Herald-Sun (Victoria) on 12 October that referred to the Catholic Church covering up an “infestation of bisexual paedophiles”. Attempts by Bisexual Alliance … Continue reading

Posted in Information, Media, Media Release, News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Concern over link between bisexuality and paedophilia