Monthly Archives: August 2014

The High Cost of Biphobia on Bisexuals’ Well-being

Bisexual often feel alone and isolated

 I’ve been reading a number of fairly recent studies on bisexuality from around the world (links below). They all have similar, disconcerting findings and draw similar conclusions about the mental and physical well-being of bisexuals: - we have substantially higher rates of depression, anxiety, self harm and suicidality than all the other common sexual orientations - we have the lowest rate of satisfactory encounters with counsellors and healthcare providers - there are very few service providers who understand the specific needs of bisexuals – even among LGBT-specific providers - we have higher rates of smoking, excessive drinking/drug taking, and even…

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