Dear Lesbians and Gays — I’m Bisexual and You Treated Me Like Crap: I’m done with you by BETH SHEROUSE

My dearest gays and lesbians —

I’ve loved you since before I even knew you. From a young age, I was drawn to your transgressive sexuality and gender expression, your courage to be yourselves in the face of oppression, your fabulous rainbows and your sensible shoes.

I’ve marched in your parades, joined and organized protests for your rights, volunteered with your local groups and worked for your most prominent national organization.

I’ve loved you fiercely and advocated for you tirelessly. But I’ve finally accepted the fact that you will never love me back because I’m a bisexual woman, and you have shown me time and again that you are not here for me or my community, despite the numerous disparities we face in comparison to you and the non-LGBTQ community.

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A Double Life: Bisexual Bias in the Gay Community

Bigotry and discrimination towards people who area attracted to both sexes is nothing new, not even inside the LGBT movement.