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Getting Bi Again

Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World Edited by Robyn Ochs and Sarah E Rowley. Second edition, now available from www.biresource.net ISBN 978-0965388153 “Wherever you may be, you are not alone.” (From the Introduction to Getting Bi) I had never seen the Atlantic Ocean until just three years ago.  I remember thinking how vast it was; different to any […]

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Bisexual’s Guide to the Universe

The Bisexual’s Guide to the Universe: Quips, Tips, and Lists for Those Who Go Both Ways By Nicole Kristal & Mike Szymanski Pub. Alyson, 2006 Buy it now on Amazon: The Bisexual’s Guide to the Universe: Quips, Tips, and Lists for Those Who Go Both Ways   The trouble with most books on bisexuality is that they are as dull […]

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Review: Trans Figures

Trans Figures Edited by M. Christian pub. Harrington Park Press £6.59 (Amazon), £9.99 (Libertas) I’m often quite sceptical of the distinction that lots of people make between pornography (noun, DISAPPROVING – books, magazines, films, etc. with no artistic value which describe or show sexual acts or naked people in a way that is intended to be sexually exciting but would […]

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Best of Both Worlds

The Best Of Both Worlds Bisexual Erotica Sage Vivant (Editor), M. Christian (Editor) Harrington Park Press Buy it now on Amazon: Best Bisexual Women’s Erotica Upon receiving the review copy of The Best Of Both Worlds: Bisexual Erotica, my heart sank. Here is a book that looks like it may have been sponsored by United Colours Of Benetton, such is […]

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Don’t Be A Crotte

(Liliane Bi-Dyke in) Don’t Be A Crotte By Leanne Franson Pub. Dansereau Editeur £8.95 on libertas.co.uk Liliane is possibly the most accurate portrayal of life as an out bisexual in a gay and straight world I’ve seen anywhere; it certainly knocks any films I can think of for six. If you think comics are all superheroes this will be a […]

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Kinsey: film (2004)

Three BCN readers review the 2004 film Buy it now on Amazon: Kinsey [DVD] [2004] I thought the film was very good, especially for a modern Hollywood biopic, since these do seem to tend towards the dry and po-faced. It was very subtle with a lot of dry humour, which also underlined nicely the world Kinsey lived in and some […]

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Bisexuality and Trangenderism: Intersexions of the Others

Book review: Bisexuality and Trangenderism: Intersexions of the Others edited by Jonathan Alexander and Karen Yescavage (Haworth Press) Buy it on Amazon here: Bisexuality and Transgenderism: Intersexions of the Others   Bisexuality and Transgenderism is the latest special edition of the Journal of Bisexuality to be simultaneously published as a book. Its twenty pieces include empirical research on mental health […]

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Review: Madagascar Skin

Madagascar Skin 1995 UK BFI/Channel 4 (ICA London) (here on amazon) This is a two-for-the-price-of-one movie and reflects an uneasy marriage of the respective styles of its two production companies. Like director Chris Newby’s first film Anchoress, it has all the leisurely style of a BFI art-house film. It lingers on beautiful shots holding up the narrative flow, but creating […]

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