Celebrating the Bisexual Awareness Week

The Bisexual Awareness Week (#BiWeek) will run from September 16 – 26, with September 23 marked as the “International Celebrate Bisexuality Day.” Co-founded by GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) and BiNet USA, Bisexual Awareness Week seeks to accelerate acceptance of the bi+ community. #BiWeek draws attention to the public policy concerns of bisexual people, while also celebrating the resiliency of, the bisexual community. Throughout #BiWeek, allies and bi people learn about the history, culture, community and current policy priorities of bi communities (via BiNet USA).

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Pride Network at the University of Rochester is organizing the event Bisexuality Awareness with Robyn Ochs this Friday, September 16 to kick off the Bisexual Awareness Week.

Included in this event there will be a talk and a workshop:
Understanding Bisexuality: Challenging Stigma and Reducing Disparities Among College Students
TIME: 3:00PM-5:00PM
LOCATION: DEWEY 1-101


Challenging Biphobia and Bi Erasure
TIME: 5:30PM-7:30PM
LOCATION: DEWEY 2162

For more information about the event go here and for information about the #BiWeek and how to get involved go here.

 

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