Purple Prose: Bisexuality in Britain

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Kate Harrad
Thorntree Press LLC, Sep 1, 2016 - Social Science - 352 pages
Purple Prose: Bisexuality in Britain is the first of its kind: a book written for and by bisexuals in the UK. This accessible collection of interviews, essays, poems and commentary explores topics such as definitions of bisexuality, intersections of bisexuality with other identities, stereotypes and biphobia, being bisexual at work, teenage bisexuality and bisexuality through the years, the media's approach to bisexual celebrities, and fictional bisexual characters. Filled with raw, honest, first-person accounts as well as comments from leading bisexual activists in the UK, this is the book you'll buy for your friend who's just come out to you as bi-curious, or for your parents who think your bisexuality is weird or a phase, or for yourself, because you know you're bi but you don't know where to go or what to do about it.
 

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I know a lot of the people who contributed to this, so I'm biased, but I thought this was an excellent collection of interesting essays about bisexuality in Britain. It was very useful for standing up ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
The Basics
Coming Out and Staying
Bi Myths and Legends
The Gender Agenda
Bisexuality and NonMonogamy
Dating
Bisexual and Disabled
Life Experiences
Bi in the Workplace
Reviews and Reflections
Allies in the Bisexual Community
Getting Started in Bisexual Activism
Acknowledgements
Glossary
Further Reading Notes

Bisexual Black and Minority Ethnic People
LesserSpotted Attractions
Bisexuals and Faith
The Editors
Copyright

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Kate Harrad is a published fiction and non-fiction writer. She has over a decade of experience working in business editorial/writing positions, and has written for the Guardian, The F-Word and the Huffington Post. She is also a longtime bi activist and has co-organized numerous UK bisexuality events.

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