Why does bisexuality need celebrating?

Bisexual- Invisability. I was reminded of this at a conference I spoke at over the weekend, and how much needs to change in there therapy and therapy training world to highlight this. Re-read Meg’s article today. It’s a great reminder. http://learn1.open.ac.uk/mod/oublog/viewpost.php?post=34485

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23rd September every year is worldwide ‘celebrate bisexuality day‘. Why, you might ask, does bisexuality require a day for people to take notice of it? In this post I will attempt to provide some answers to this question. There’s a list of events here if you want to celebrate bisexuality day in person.

The first reason for celebrating bisexuality relates to the notion of pride more broadly. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) pride events happen every year in many of the world’s major cities. These often involve LGBT people, and their supporters, marching through town in a parade of different sections of the LGBT community, each with decorated floats and banner.

The thinking behind LGBT pride is that, for much of recent history, being LGBT has been associated with shame. Only in the 1970s was ‘homosexuality’ removed from the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual…

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