Dissecting Biphobia: Myths & Facts

BY W. POWELL EDDINS Why we need to revisit modern conceptions of sexual orientation. I guarantee every single person reading this article knows some femme queen gay man that was “bisexual” when he first came out, and then later admitted he was lying and ended up coming out as gay like everyone expected him to. When I decided to come out, I was very aware of this stereotype, so I decided to skip the charade and come right out as gay. And at the time, I definitely felt gay. I felt stuck in some sort of awful torturous sexuality from …






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Fourth Wave Feminism

Men, Femmephobia, & the Next Wave of Feminism.  I just got through one of the most difficult and dehumanizing weeks of my entire life. For around two years, eight dresses that I borrowed from my mother have hung idly in my closet. Beneath them lay two pairs of shoes, a pair of bright “flamingo” colored peep-toe heels and a pair of pale nude pumps (something a little more professional), both of which I purchased at the outlets in Mebane, North Carolina. To soothe the shock of the cashier, I assured her the purchases were for “my girlfriend.” The only time …






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