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    Meet Robyn

    An advocate for the rights of people of ALL orientations and genders to live safely, openly and with full legal equality, Robyn’s work focuses on increasing awareness and understanding of complex identities, and mobilizing people to be powerful allies to one another within and across identities and social movements.

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  • Hooray!

    The new Fall 2014 issue of The Bi Women Quarterly is now available! The second in a series on intersectional identities, this issue’s theme is Intersection: Geography. Read it and sign up for a free subscription by clicking above!

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    When Bisexual People Get Left Out of Marriage

    Ochs and Preble’s photo was used nationally and they were labeled a lesbian couple repeatedly. The pair quickly became poster children for “gay marriage.” The problem? Ochs not only identifies as bisexual but is a renowned bisexual activist.

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All programs include a facilitated discussion. Robyn also offers half- and full-day workshops, or mini-conferences tailored to the needs of YOUR group. Most programs are adaptable to various audiences, and people of all genders and sexual orientations are welcome to…

Robyn visiting Fairness Campaign Office, Louisville, KY


In addition to her career as a teacher, activist, and public speaker, Robyn is also a distinguished writer on topics of sexual identity- specifically bisexuality. This website provides links to Robyn’s articles and essays, information about her book, Getting Bi,…


Campus Advocacy

For 26 years, Robyn worked as an administrator at Harvard University where she was: Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the LGBT Faculty and Staff Group An active member of the Trans Task Force Co-Founder and Facilitator of LBTQ Lunches, a monthly lunch series for lesbian, bi,…

News & Updates

Today is the first day of Bisexual Awareness Week. Focus: bi history (bistory). Here’s a photo from January 1993 when the Donohue Show did its first (and perhaps only) show focusing on bisexuality. Here we are posing with Phil and…

Today is the first day of Bisexual Awareness Week. Focus: bi history (bistory). Here’s the Boston Bisexual Women’s Network in Boston Pride, early 1990s.

SUBMIT TO THE BI WOMEN QUARTERLY! CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The theme for the Spring 2015 issue of the Bi Women Quarterly will be “Intersection: Spirituality/Religion.” Tell us: How has your religious upbringing and or current spiritual understanding / practice affected…



Recognize: The Voices of Bisexual Men is a collection of short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, personal narratives, critical essays and visual art produced by 61 cisgender and transgender bisexual, pansexual, polysexual and fluid men from the United States, Canada, Chile,…

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Getting Bi

Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World, Second Edition, edited by Robyn Ochs and Sarah Rowley, is the broadest single collection of bisexual literature available today. Getting Bi collects 220 essays from around the world that explore bisexual identity….

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Bi Women Quarterly

The new Summer 2014 issue of the Bi Women Quarterly is out! The theme of this issue: “Intersection: Age.” You can find it at http://www.biwomenboston.org. Enjoy, and please spread the word.

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