15 Feb

Biphobia, mentions of rape, stalking, and partner violence that is intimate


Content note: biphobia, mentions of rape, stalking, and partner violence that is intimate

A tweet by bisexual women’s mag Biscuit stumbled on my attention earlier in the day sharing parts of an email exchange between editor Libby, and organiser Patrick of London LGBT Pride today. Libby’s email politely highlights Pride’s omission that is glaring a bisexual marching team, and continues on to ask when it comes to chance to create this possibility to be reopened. The element of Patrick’s reaction essentially dismisses Libby’s “demands”, suggesting they shall“tire the long putting up with Parade volunteers.”

After my breakthrough with this tweet, we, plus in turn several of my friends that are LGBT+ involved with London LGBT Pride’s Twitter account during the period of hrs. Our trade had been, for the part that is most, unproductive. London LGBT Pride insisted that the obligation with this oversight lies aided by the bisexual groups whom did not register ahead of the event’s due date, and declined to acknowledge that an exception should be meant to enable a minumum of one bisexual team to join up, keeping that this could constitute “special treatment”. Read More