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Bi America : myths, truths, and struggles of an invisible community / William E. Burleson.

By: Burleson, William E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Bisexuality: Publisher: New York : Harrington Park Press, c2005Description: xviii, 270 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 1560234784 (hard : alk. paper); 9781560234784 (hard : alk. paper); 1560234792 (soft : alk. paper); 9781560234791 (soft : alk. paper).Subject(s): Bisexuals -- United States -- Social conditionsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Bi America.DDC classification: 306.76/5/0973
Contents:
Introduction -- BECAUSE -- Relating bisexuality to the world -- Bisexuality defined -- In search of a bisexual community -- Women's and men's experiences: Penthouse bisexuals and support group men -- The transgender community -- What is the relationship between nonmonogamy and bisexuality -- Bisexuality in the time of AIDS -- The history of the bisexual community -- The future of the bi community: GLBT identity versus cyberspace -- BECAUSE reprise -- App. A. The survey -- App. B. The bisexual history project.
Review: "There are at least five million bisexual people in America, generally invisible to straight society, the gay community, and even to one another. While the vast majority of these five million live within the straight or gay world, a few have formed a community of their own. Bi America: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible Community offers an inside look at the American bisexual community and gives an understanding of the special circumstances unique to being bisexual."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-258) and index.

Introduction -- BECAUSE -- Relating bisexuality to the world -- Bisexuality defined -- In search of a bisexual community -- Women's and men's experiences: Penthouse bisexuals and support group men -- The transgender community -- What is the relationship between nonmonogamy and bisexuality -- Bisexuality in the time of AIDS -- The history of the bisexual community -- The future of the bi community: GLBT identity versus cyberspace -- BECAUSE reprise -- App. A. The survey -- App. B. The bisexual history project.

"There are at least five million bisexual people in America, generally invisible to straight society, the gay community, and even to one another. While the vast majority of these five million live within the straight or gay world, a few have formed a community of their own. Bi America: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible Community offers an inside look at the American bisexual community and gives an understanding of the special circumstances unique to being bisexual."--BOOK JACKET.

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