Hello, Good Bis!

Hello, Good Bis!

By Hello Good Bis
Join Annie and Rose as they provide some context about the bisexual experience by sharing stories, getting advice, and talking about queer people we like.
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Getting Bi
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week! Join Annie and Rose while they share statistics about the mental health struggles bisexuals face, the methods they use to triage and maintain mental health, tips for finding and talking to a mental health professional, and their personal experiences with mental illness and binge drinking. Want to tell us what we got right, wrong, should talk about next? Email us at hellogoodbis42069@gmail.com or leave us a voice message anchor.fm/hellogoodbis/message.  ======= SHOW NOTES Human Rights Campaign, Health Disparities Among Bisexual People https://assets2.hrc.org/files/assets/resources/HRC-BiHealthBrief.pdf?_ga=2.53224940.598958789.1570762481-844289680.1566911533  Lack of support among LGBTQ people who lose a partner https://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Suicide-Risk-and-Prevention-for-LGBTQ-Patients-Brief.pdf  Homeslessness among LGBTQ population https://biresource.org/caring-for-bisexual-homeless-youth/  NYC’s Mental Health First Aid Training https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/mental-health-first-aid.page  UC Davis list of LGBTQ hotlines https://lgbtqia.ucdavis.edu/support/hotlines  Gay and Lesbian National Hotline 1-888-843-4564 Mon–Fri, 4 pm–12 am EST  Trevor Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-850-8078  National Runaway Hotline 1-800-231-6946  Bisexuality-Aware Professional Directory https://www.bizone.org/bap/baplist.php?category=Therapists https://www.pridecounseling.com  Psychology.com use their sexuality filter  National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) https://www.nami.org/find-support/lgbtq  A Teenager Killed Himself After Being Outed as Bisexual. His Family Wants Justice. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/30/us/channing-smith-suicide-bisexual-tennessee.html  Jeffrey Gibson https://www.jeffreygibson.net/  Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/stonewall  Monstrous Regiment Publishing https://www.monstrous-regiment.com/  ======= TIMESTAMPS Hot stats 1:31 Annie’s personal mental health triage 13:44 Reddit user’s tips for mental health maintenance 19:52 Talking to someone who is struggling 23:23 Where to seek help (hotlines and resources) 29:50 Finding and vetting a therapist 31:30 How to approach therapy 39:30 Rose stops drinking (on sobriety) 47:25 Listener shoutouts 57:50 Weekly Bilights (Bisexual News) 58:29 B ising Stars: Queer People We Like 1:01:45 Call for Adbice 1:04:54
1:09:33
October 11, 2019
To All the Bis I've Loved Before
Have you ever wondered what it's like to date a bisexual person? We sure did, so we invited our significant others to talk about what it's like, how they learned we're bi, what their communities think, and to share advice for folks learning their partner is bisexual. Send us your questions and comments to hellogoodbis42069@gmail.com or leave us a voice memo https://anchor.fm/hellogoodbis/message Shownotes Test Buddies podcast (with Annie and Dylan) https://testbuddies.myportfolio.com/ This Checklist will Determine your “Straight Number” https://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/how-straight-are-you-you-get-one-point-for-each-o How gay are you? https://www.buzzfeed.com/tomphillips/how-gay-are-you What is “hang loose?” https://media.giphy.com/media/ceK5e0DXc7Zh6/giphy.gif Terminology Episode, where we mention other scales/tests https://anchor.fm/hellogoodbis/episodes/BiLingual-e51od7 Bisexuality Week (I can’t find documentation that it’s month) https://www.glaad.org/biweek2019 Bivisibility Day http://www.bivisibilityday.com/ Ryan Russel’s coming out letter https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/27484719/no-distractions-nfl-veteran-opens-sexuality Bella Thorn’s biphobic boyfriend https://www.latintimes.com/bella-thornes-italian-boyfriend-would-welcome-third-party-bedroom-439977 Mae Martin https://www.maemartin.net/ The Bisexual Chair, Ma Matiazi & Israel Walker https://www.facebook.com/israel.walker.90475/posts/191655611831394 Blake Moran on Madam Secretary http://greginhollywood.com/blake-moran-comes-out-as-bisexual-to-his-boss-in-touching-scene-on-madam-secretary-144815 Lil’ Nas X https://pitchfork.com/news/lil-nas-x-comes-out-as-gay/ Allyship episode https://anchor.fm/hellogoodbis/episodes/BiStanders-e58gp2 Timestamps Sexuality Quizzes 4:15 Q&A: Dating a bisexual person 10:30 Bisexual Visibility Month & Day 37:30 Weekly Blights (bisexual news) 39:35 Bising Stars 43:55 Call for Adbice 50:15
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October 1, 2019
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! Bi Visibility Day Potluck
Hello Good Bis! We're hosting a Bisexual Visibility Day Potluck at the Brooklyn Pride Center on Monday, September 23rd from 6:30 to 8:00pm. Join us at 1360 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11216 and bring some food to share. Everyone is welcome. 
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September 17, 2019
BiStanders
Don’t just be a BiStander, but an ally to the LGBTQIA+ community! But what makes someone a good ally? Annie and Rose discuss how to build you good ally tool kit, actions that flex the good ally muscle, and ways your actions can have an impact! Specific questions are discussed at the timestamps below. Email us your comments, thoughts, stories at hellogoodbis42069@gmail.com or leave us a message at https://anchor.fm/hellogoodbis/message.  :::::SPOILER ALERTS:::::  John Wick plot. Also, maybe the Matrix…  ::::: SOURCES:::::  All your subs are belong to us: https://www.reddit.com/r/bisexual/, https://www.reddit.com/r/lgbt/, https://www.reddit.com/r/ainbow/, https://www.reddit.com/r/actuallesbians/, https://www.reddit.com/r/bisexualadults/, https://www.reddit.com/r/AskLGBT/, https://www.reddit.com/r/queer/, https://www.reddit.com/r/LGBTQ/  Autostraddle https://www.autostraddle.com/  Pink News https://www.pinknews.co.uk/  Pride Media https://www.pridemedia.com/  Other LGBTQ news Outlets https://lmgtfy.com/?q=lgbtq+news+outlets  @JessicaOutOfTheCloset https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDdi0yUyGW1PKzYXaIACnuA  Stevie Boebi https://www.youtube.com/user/SassiBoB  Bihistory instagram https://www.instagram.com/bihistory/  PFLAG General https://pflag.org/ Advocacy 101 https://pflag.org/advocacy-101 Tips for parents https://pflag.org/blog/parents-quick-tips-supporting-your-lgbtq-kids-and-yourself-during-coming-out-process  Voting Check that you’re registered https://www.vote.org/am-i-registered-to-vote/ Register to vote https://www.vote.org/register-to-vote/ Election reminders https://www.vote.org/election-reminders/ Find your polling place https://www.vote.org/polling-place-locator/ Registered somewhere that you aren’t physically? Know the absentee rules and deadlines https://www.vote.org/absentee-voting-rules/ Professor Ken Yoshino's Epistemic Contract of Bisexual Erasure http://www.kenjiyoshino.com/articles/epistemiccontract.pdf :::::TIMESTAMPS:::::  How do I respond when someone comes out to me? 5:45 How can I show support when I think someone is queer, but they haven’t come out to me? 13:50 How can I learn about the queer experience in general? 18:50 Letter from an ally 24:34 Can I ask about someone's personal experiences? 28:50 How can I support my people every day? 30:30 How to take down the haters 36:00 Get involved / support community / resources for allies 42:30 I think I messed up. What do I do? 50:05 Shout out to listeners 54:50 BiLights (bi news) 56:10 History and Bising Stars 60:14 Call for AdBice 65:12
1:07:56
September 6, 2019
BiLingual
According to Merriam-Webster, new words can be confusing-- but also empowering! Join Annie and Rose as they discuss strength-based language, define some of the words around sexual identity, and the labels you might choose! Have you wondered about the difference between bisexuality and pansexuality? What’s all this talk about spectrums? And who the hell is Albert Kinsey and why is he giving me a number? Get a primer on some key sexuality terms in this episode. Email us with suggestions, questions, and things we messed up at hellogoodbis42069@gmail.com Timestamps: 37:30 Listener mail 40:00 Bi-lights (Bisexual News) 42:30 Bi-sing Stars (Queer People We Like) 45:40 Call of Ad-bice  Sources: What is Strength-based language? http://www.ct.gov/dmhas/lib/dmhas/publications/PCRPLanguage.pdf What is bisexuality? https://www.hrc.org/resources/bisexual-faq GLAAD glossary: https://www.glaad.org/reference/lgbtq GLAAD’s definition of pansexuality: https://www.glaad.org/blog/what-pansexuality-4-pan-celebs-explain-their-own-words Bustle’s article on pansexuality: https://www.bustle.com/p/what-does-it-mean-to-be-pansexual-we-asked-expert-heres-what-they-said-8227460 The Spectrum Model of Sexuality: https://www.usd.edu/diversity-and-inclusiveness/office-for-diversity/safe-zone-training/spectrum-model The Kinsey Scale: https://kinseyinstitute.org/research/publications/kinsey-scale.php Women’s Health article on sexual fluidity: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/sex-and-love/a20662770/what-is-sexually-fluid/ Pride Flags & their Meaning: https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/06/26/all-of-the-flags-you-might-see-at-pride-and-what-they-mean/ Joshua Rush comes out as bi: https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/07/entertainment/joshua-rush-bisexual-trnd/index.html Fast and Bi-Curious Sketch https://vimeo.com/50350082
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August 21, 2019
The Good, The Bi, The Ugly: Coming Out
In this very special episode, Rose and Annie share their coming out stories. What did they do well and what did they totally mess up? What would they do differently if they could do it all again? They share facts and tips about coming out as bisexual, highlight bisexual history, discuss queer people they like, and ponder if Hilary Duff could be next week’s Bising Star. Email us your coming out story, questions, suggestions, comments, and shit we got wrong at HelloGoodBis42069@gmail.com. Pew Research on Bisexuality and Coming Out  Bisexual Resource Center  Murder Mystery Parties you can adapt for your own coming out party  PLFAG  @BiHistory Instagram  Bi News - Valkyrie is Bi  Tessa Thompson on sexuality and Janelle Monáe  For your viewing pleasure, Janelle Monáe’s Make Me Feel music video, featuring Tessa Thompson (a bisexual anthem and hot video)  It’s Radish Time, Taylor Behnke  Bi: Notes for a Bisexual Revolution, Shiri Eisner  Hilary Duff is straight, but opened-minded Megan Fox is Bisexual, thank the lord  Timestamps Facts about Coming Out 2:10 Rose’s Coming Out 11:57 Annie’s Coming Out 22:12 Tips for Coming Out 34:29 Bisexual History & News 39:06 Bising Stars! 41:06 Hello, Goodvice! 43:35
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August 8, 2019
BI-LD'S PLAY
Join Annie and Rose as they revisit how queerness is expressed in childhood (even when you don't recognize it), explore how feeling outcast compounds internalized misogyny, share the latest in bisexual news, highlight some of their favorite queer artists, and ask for your help! Show Notes Car Seat Headrest’s Bandcamp Kate Leth’s instagram Rose’s formative ice skating video Revolutionary Girl Utena intro Please email us with questions, thoughts, feelings, topics we should cover, and shit we got wrong: hellogoodbis42069@gmail.com.
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July 24, 2019
In the Bi-ginning
Join Annie and Rose as they provide  context about the bisexual experience. In this episode we'll get to know the hosts (try not to fall in love), discuss the lack of bisexual representation in media (and why it matters), highlight some of our favorite queer artists, and touch on many of the issues surrounding bisexuality that we want to explore.
30:14
July 11, 2019
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