Survey Says that 26.5 to 38% of Women are Bisexual

Biscuit, a UK-based website for bisexual women, conducted a survey over social media during the months of February and March. After compiling results from 100 respondents, they found that 26.5% of women identify as bisexual, and the 38% have had at least one sexual encounter with someone of the same sex, which… » 4/15/14 4:45pm 4/15/14 4:45pm

This Group Is Changing the Way We Think About Bisexuality

In the New York Times Magazine this weekend, Benoit Denizet-Lewis reveals the inner workings of the American Institute of Bisexuality, a group whose $17 million endowment is "partly responsible for a surge of academic and scientific research across the country about bisexuality." » 3/20/14 6:45pm 3/20/14 6:45pm

Some People Don't Buy Bisexuality as a Legit Orientation

A new study reveals that 15% of people don't think that bisexuality is a real sexual orientation. That number seems surprisingly low, considering how liberally the phrase is applied to drunk chicks having fun or a stop on the all-male bus to Gay Town. » 11/07/13 12:20pm 11/07/13 12:20pm

Tumblr's new porn crackdown hurts gays, lesbians, and bisexuals

In trying to crackdown on porn, Tumblr has added #gay, #lesbian, and #bisexual to the list of censored terms that will return no results on their iOS app. They say this is because those tags return too much porn. I say it's because our very existence is seen as obscene, and that this is a crackdown on our very… » 7/21/13 6:24pm 7/21/13 6:24pm

Study Finds That Almost Half of Bisexual Women Have Been Raped

Last year it was discovered that bisexual women were more likely to have depression or anxiety than straight women—the head researcher said this was likely due to dealing with the stigma against bisexuals. Now, the first national study that examines abuse rates by womens' self-identified sexual orientation has… » 1/26/13 5:00pm 1/26/13 5:00pm

Survey: Not All LGBT Americans Are Neil Patrick Harris

A massive poll released by Gallup today reveals some truths about the American LGBT community that might shock and upset people who like to imagine that television is real life: contrary to prime time network tropes, people who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transsexual are more likely to be… » 10/19/12 5:45pm 10/19/12 5:45pm

Lesbian and Bisexual Women in Australia Smoke and Drink a Lot More Than…

According to a recent survey from Australia's Curtin University, lesbian and bisexual women are way more likely to engage in all that fun, reckless behavior that jeopardizes one's health, such as drinking, smoking, using drugs and not visiting the doctor regularly. Researcher Jude Comfort says that the findings,… » 8/26/12 4:30pm 8/26/12 4:30pm

Odd Future's Frank Ocean Reveals His First Love Was A Man

In December of 2011, when Frank Ocean, R&B singer and member of hip-hop collective Odd Future, was on a plane from New Orleans to L.A. he wrote a document in text-edit that he has now published on his tumblr which reveals him to be bisexual. The summer that Ocean was 19, he fell in love with his closest friend, a boy… » 7/04/12 11:00am 7/04/12 11:00am

In Online Dating, Orientation May Be Secondary

A dating site claims a significant portion of its straight users are actually messaging people of the same sex. That's more evidence that the way people identify themselves online doesn't necessarily describe what they do. » 3/14/12 9:15pm 3/14/12 9:15pm

Are Bisexual Women Getting The Short End Of The Emotional Stick?

A new study found that bisexual women are more likely than bisexual men to suffer from depression and stress, and abuse alcohol. Researchers don't really know why bisexual women tend to fare worse than men, but they suspect feeling excluded from two communities may have something to do with it. » 11/09/11 4:30pm 11/09/11 4:30pm

Deena Gets Bi-Curious

It's not exactly weird to see two drunk girls kissing—especially on a show that's all about people getting drunk and hooking up—but it was interesting to see Deena's open-minded approach to kissing a girl. It didn't really seem like it was one of those endeavors solely undertaken for the sake of turning on any guys… » 8/19/11 11:55am 8/19/11 11:55am

How To Make Mice Bisexual

A new study shows that depriving male mice of the neurotransmitter serotonin makes them more likely to try to have sex with other males. But scientists note that these findings are not applicable to human sexuality. » 3/24/11 11:15am 3/24/11 11:15am

True Blood Is The Most Gay-Friendly Show On TV

A new GLAAD report says the number of gay characters is up since last year on both broadcast and cable TV — and True Blood is the most inclusive show of all. » 9/29/10 9:30am 9/29/10 9:30am

Why Queer Women Cannot, By Definition, Be Sluts

There's a crucial difference between a straight slut and a queer slut, and it's the shame factor. But it's not shame in the way you might think. » 8/10/10 3:50pm 8/10/10 3:50pm

Tyra Banks Helps Men Be The Best Date Rapists They Can Be



Tyra was extra awesome last week, with episodes about bisexuality, an entire hour acting the fool in front of Chris Brown, the obligatory weekly episode about weight obsession, and a discourse between teens and parents about sex. But my personal favorite was when Tyra went undercover to expose the dangers of dating,… » 11/19/07 2:00pm 11/19/07 2:00pm