Bi

Bi

Notes for A Bisexual Revolution

Book - 2013
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"Depicted as duplicitous, traitorous, and promiscuous, bisexuality has long been suspected, marginalized, and rejected by both straight and gay communities alike. Bi takes a long overdue, comprehensive look at bisexual politics--from the issues surrounding biphobia/monosexism, feminism, and transgenderism to the practice of labeling those who identify as bi as either "too bisexual" (promiscuous and incapable of fidelity) or "not bisexual enough" (not actively engaging romantically or sexually with people of at least two different genders). In this forward-thinking and eye-opening book, feminist bisexual and genderqueer activist Shiri Eisner takes readers on a journey through the many aspects of the meanings and politics of bisexuality, specifically highlighting how bisexuality can open up new and exciting ways of challenging social convention." -- Publisher's website.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Seal Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9781580054744
1580054749
Branch Call Number: 306.765 EISNER
Characteristics: 345 pages : illustration ; 21 cm

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wretchedearth
Jun 21, 2015

Monosexism is an incredibly homophobic framework. Would NOT recommend and this is especially harmful to young LGBT persons who may not have a good grasp on theory and history, and so cannot see why this text is so homophobic and toxic. The author also has a terrible grasp on what oppression/privilege frameworks are.

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