It is Bisexual exposure Day! also referred to as Celebrate Bisexuality time, now is actually every single day to celebrate and accept the wonderful bisexual+ individuals within LGBTQIA+ area.

It is just about every day in which we are able to commemorate all of our bi+ pals, start thinking about how we can smash biphobia and eagerly revolution that (great looking) bisexual flag. Additionally it is a day where I, again, include a
bisexual illumination
equipment into my cart and


purchase it. Because every selfie seems really much better with dark colored pink and bluish lighting effects.

See this photograph of myself that inadvertently provides extremely bisexual tints? Splendid. I vow you I do not take a look this hard in real world.

There has been countless great bi+ contributors with written for Archer Magazine over the years. These days, to commemorate Bi exposure time, I’m collating a number of my favorite parts discussing bisexual identities and encounters.

There were

far too many

brilliant parts to match into one listing, but here you’ll find an ode to Keira Knightley, bisexual misconception smashing, a celebration of a drag diving bar in Korea, and so much more.

Pleased reading, and happy Bisexual exposure time!

Dani Leever
, Deputy On Line Publisher.

Queering Knightley: A bisexual’s thanks note

by Natalie Williams

Image: Disney

This part is among my personal downright favourites. Compiled by “bisexual badass” and Archer volunteer Natalie Williams, its smart respect to Keira Knightley and her set in queer canon. Queers tend to be forced to get a hold of what resonates with our team within hetero pop music tradition, Natalie’s ode to Keira is a great example of merely this.

Keira Knightley wasn’t only a celebrity I got a crush on during my puberty. She ended up being a woman whom gave me authorization are my correct self.”

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Getting bisexual and blended: keeping society through a queer lens
by Madison Griffiths

Madison Griffiths is such an excellent journalist. This tender portion on getting bisexual and blended battle is real proof of that. It speaks carefully of Madison’s grandma, whom folks are often surprised to hear is quite modern and supporting of queerness. It really is a poetic portion which is a must-read.

“My personal grandmother usually declares that her daughter’s choice to vote no is actually married—so to speak—to the whiteness she grew up around, various men this lady has loved, the colonial influence on the woman considering.”

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Celebrating my personal Korean-Australian identity at a drag bar in Seoul
by Ellie Freeman

This is a recent piece that we severely appreciated. It paints such a vibrant image of a vibrant pull bar in Korea, in which pull performers and clients as well could loudly and happily enjoy their own queerness. A simple very top choose.

Numerous years of pity, racism, and biphobia had explained that I wasn’t suitable. Perhaps not right enough, queer sufficient, lady enough, Asian adequate, Australian enough. Away from those wall space, we were sins and illegal. But in that drag bar, we danced. We celebrated Korea, we celebrated queerness, and that I celebrated me.

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Hetsplaining male bisexuality
by Josh Mckenzie

Besides did this piece introduce me to my now-favourite term ‘hetsplaining’, it will an exceptional work of examining the often-erased experience of male bisexuality. It speaks to several researches that have been carried out with the aim of ‘proving’ male bisexuality, which Josh marvels about. Do they attempt to ‘prove’ heterosexuality too? Are personal encounters not enough?

This pleads practical question: the reason why the aversion to male bisexuality? Do we present a threat to hegemonic masculinity and therefore need to be delegitimised?”

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Bad bisexual: Stereotypes, inexperience and wanting to fit in
by Laura Franks

Laura talks to an extremely underwhelming basic sexual experience with a female. She reflects on her conflicting emotions checking out her bisexuality, the stereotypes placed on bi folks and requires the question, “Would It Be inadequate to have gender with a fantastic girl and cum huge?”

“you never simply involve some homosexual sex and all of a sudden know what the fuck is occurring.”

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Bi from inside the community eye: The erasure of bisexual women through the celeb biopic

by Cece Devlin

This piece does an excellent task at exploring the character of bi-erasure about public period. Taking a look at the biopics of Janis Joplin and Amy Winehouse, Cece argues that narratives of bisexual women are many times made with a patriarchal framework in your mind: by and guys.

“into the specific case of bisexual lady celebrity, the woman sex is overlaid with both misogynistic and heteronormative scripts that fulfill the prominent collective story of Wild feamales in the spotlight.”
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Existence under shadow: checking out bisexuality as an Arab-Australian by Omar Sakr

Omar Sakr’s terms are always strong and poetic. When you haven’t currently, see either of his
brilliant guides
. Omar is actually a writing legend, therefore happened to be thrilled to feature this part on exploring bisexuality as an Arab-Australian in
Archer Mag # 5
. This part is compelling and unflinching – a great study.

“One simply click later on, I found myself inside the gay section, checking out a terribly composed story about two men drilling, touching, enjoying. My hard-on throbbed.”

[this informative article has become unpublished.]

Bi and mighty: Fighting stigma and prejudice around bisexuality

by Sally Goldner

That is a piece from strong for the archives. It really is because of the exceptional Sally Goldner, a founding member of Transgender Victoria and variety of
a tv show on 3CR
exactly about pansexuality. It had been published in
Archer Mag no. 4
back in 2015, and really does a fantastic job of busting some all-too-common fables about bisexuality.

“Several of my bi pals currently through a phase – it is simply perhaps not one that people believe. They defined as gay/lesbian before they certainly were capable of finding out of the fact about being bi, overcome stigma and determine as his or her authentic selves.”
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Bisexual women and mental health: you truly must be this queer to get in

by Ruby Mountford

Ruby Mountford is an avowed bi symbol (bicon) that has written
great parts
for all of us. This portion, in a captivating and sincere method, explores the damaging stereotypes and erasure that bisexual women experience. It talks on the mental health results for bi women, while talking to the exclusionary tips that may contribute.

“I beamed and nodded along, gripping the armrests of my personal couch and clenching my teeth.

You are not queer adequate,

We informed myself


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Navigating believed and area as an impaired queer: in which perform the silent queers go?
by Charlotte Sareño Raymond

This part truly caught myself with me for days when I read it. It speaks, in an unflinching and powerful method, to Charlotte’s knowledge navigating queerness and queer spaces as a disabled bisexual person. They reflect on losing space, memories of their higher times, while challenging us to think on how easily accessible the queer spaces unquestionably are. It’s a beautiful essay.

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“If a tree comes for the woods as there are nobody there to listen it can it nevertheless generate a sound? If a loud and pleased queer prevents producing plenty noise do men and women begin thinking they don’t shine thus bright?

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Dani Leever is actually a genderqueer nonfiction blogger from Naarm. They have been released in MTV, JUNKEE, Pedestrian.TV, SBS, Voiceworks, Scum mag and more. They are the using the internet Deputy publisher at Archer Magazine. Outside writing, Dani performs as a genderbending drag DJ called

DJ Gay Dad.

They’re exceptionally excited about finding a track to fit the BPM of ‘Untouched’ by Veronicas.