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Why No One Believes We're Bisexual

13 percent of women and nearly six percent of men are attracted to both men and women, and yet only two percent identify as bisexual, according to a 2002 study by the National Survey of Family Growth.

As American Institute of Bisexuality board member, Brad Kane, puts it, “Even within the gay community, I can’t tell you how many people have told me, “Oh, I wouldn’t date a bisexual.” Or, ‘Bisexuals aren’t real’.”

We talked to three bisexual adults about stigmas attached to the label in both queer and heterosexual communities.

Credit: Cleo Stiller, Johanna Rojas

Why No One Believes We're Bisexual

13 percent of women and nearly six percent of men are attracted to both men and women, and yet only two percent identify as bisexual, according to a 2002 study by the National Survey of Family Growth.

As American Institute of Bisexuality board member, Brad Kane, puts it, “Even within the gay community, I can’t tell you how many people have told me, “Oh, I wouldn’t date a bisexual.” Or, ‘Bisexuals aren’t real’.”

We talked to three bisexual adults about stigmas attached to the label in both queer and heterosexual communities.

Credit: Cleo Stiller, Johanna Rojas

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