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By William Burleson

achieve an in-depth figuring out of the original struggles of the bisexual group!

“To me the homosexual and instantly worlds are the exact same; both restricted, judgmental, and bourgeois . . . simply reflect photographs of one another. i really like and overlap with a number of the homosexual global, yet my roots refuse to take carry there and develop. regrettably, my well-established roots within the directly international are at the same time shriveling and death too, leaving me feeling super unstable.”
—“Cool,” a bisexual lady interested in a aid group

There are at the least 5 million bisexual humans in the US, more often than not invisible to immediately society, the homosexual neighborhood, or even to one another. whereas the majority of those 5 million dwell in the directly or homosexual international, there are a number of who've shaped a neighborhood in their personal. Bi the USA: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible neighborhood deals an inside of examine the yankee bisexual group and offers an knowing of the specified situations certain to being bisexual. The ebook takes the reader to bi group occasions from picnics, to meetings, to help teams, to performances on the way to reveal the standard trials of the bisexual community.

Bi the United States comprises very own tales that permit the voice of daily bisexuals be heard via interviews, the “Bisexual heritage Project,” during which ten bisexual humans inform their existence tales, and the “Online help Group,” a gaggle of approximately seventy five those who meet in our on-line world to speak about their lives and demanding situations. The ebook additionally comprises the findings of a 2002 survey of approximately three hundred bisexual humans carried out through the net, an appendix that gives a concise checklist of assets for additional learn and private enrichment, and an unabridged transcript of the “Bisexual historical past Project.”

Get the solutions to those questions in Bi America:

  • what's bisexuality?
  • Is there a bisexual community?
  • what's the tradition of the bisexual community?
  • What are commonalities and alterations among the studies of bi males and bi women?
  • what's the certain courting among the bisexual and the transgender community?
  • How have bisexuals and the bi neighborhood been tormented by HIV/AIDS?
  • what's the way forward for bisexual activism, if any?
  • and lots of extra!

Bi the United States is an interesting source that exposes the demanding situations, struggles, and triumphs of bisexuals in the US. Bisexuals, specifically these newly popping out, can use this e-book to aid comprehend their identification, and kin and associates looking a few perception into the original conditions confronted through their household also will locate it important. This publication will curiosity these interested by the sociology of deviance or with subcultures more often than not. it's also applicable for undergraduate sociology and cultural anthropology, in addition to feminist reviews and LGBT stories sessions. This publication bargains one of many few available, nonacademic seems at this certain and engaging neighborhood. stopover at the book's website at http://www.bi101.org

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