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Words That are Biphobic and Why

Biphobia is a term that describes an aversion felt towards bisexual identity and bisexuals as individuals or as a group.  Often biphobia arises from negative stereotypes associated with bisexuality.  The following online and electronic resources offer information about understanding and confronting biphobia and being an ally to bisexual / nonmonosexual people.

Click here to download the Words that are Biphobic and Why poster. Feel free to print and display it in your office, classroom, or room to remind everyone to be more conscientious of the words we use in our everyday interactions.

Here are some additional resources:
Bisexual Q&A

What Does Biphobia Look Like?
The Bisexual Health Book

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Biphobia 2011