A lot of what I read feels empowering and revolutionary, just like the title promised! There are a lot of small issues that I have with the book that don't necessarily affect my w The take-away message of this book is this: Notify me of new posts via email. Compared to other groups in the LGBTQ community, bisexuals face striking rates of poor health outcomes ranging from cancer and obesity to sexually transmitted infections to mental health problems. Particularly, I was uncomfortable with the fact that, outside of that chapter, she seemed to talk about 'racialized' people her preferred term, over PoC etc as not-us.
We can give you the timings and discuss costs and insurance. A person who experiences little or no romantic attraction to others. Want to have the facts at your fingertips? I thought the term pan A thorough yet never taxing examination of how bisexuals are repressed in society. Actress Evan Rachel Wood talks bi-erasure, myths, and mental health in new video for Pride month.
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No book has all the answers, but this one has a high concentration of well-reasoned thought from many angles, asking lots of questions we all need to be asking and working through, together. We think this is rather silly - it's a bit like saying that lesbians or straight men are attracted to all women, or straight women and gay men are attracted to all men. Bisexual people can be found in all walks of society, and everywhere in the world. The author makes a number of very valuable and interesting points, but those points are mostly lost in a sea of bigger and bigger words used to make the same points. I will be sure to check myself in this area in my own writing and speaking engagements from here on out, and I thank Eisner for calling this aspect out.
Try to treat it like that, and not like they lost the car. The research, revelations and reflections in this book tell us much about current and shifting global constructions and understandings of intimate relationships, sexual desires and love, and the socio-cultural representations and labeling of genders and sexualities. It was not clear to me, until we reached the chapter about Mizrahiness, that this was a self-identification and a term she was comfortable with from her own experience rather than, eg, a way of minimising racial identity. I hope it will help people question the negative norms surrounding bisexuality and other minority identities. What I especially like is the book's call to use bisexuality as a means to subvert patriarchy, classism and sexism. Mapping the Landscape Chapter Eight: