• June 25, 2016. Salem, MA.
North Shore Pride Parade and Festival 2016.
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    Robyn at North Shore Pride

    2016 Fabulous Five Honoree

  • President Barack Obama participates in a photo line with Robyn Oaks during a reception in recognition of LGBT Pride Month, in the East Room of the White House, June 9, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

    Robyn at the White House

    Faces of LGBT Pride

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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 access and opportunity, 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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    The new Fall 2016 issue of the Bi Women Quarterly is now available. This issue’s theme: “Does Gender Matter?”. Read it and sign up for a free subscription by clicking above.

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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…



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 books, 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

the-movemnt: Watch: The Talk’s Sheryl Underwood gets choked up in crucial speech about racial profiling and police killings. follow @the-movemnt “Until y’all feel that, this [racial profiling and shootings of unarmed black and brown people] ain’t never going to stop.”

September 2016 marks my 40th anniversary of identifying as bisexual. Here’s a piece I wrote marking the occasion: https://wkypride.org/2016/09/19/on-bi-visiblity/ 

profeminist: Graphic source Alan Cumming clearly and eloquently describes his own experience of identifying as a bisexual man..



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 Fall 2016 issue of the Bi Women Quarterly is now available. This issue’s theme: “Does Gender Matter?”. Read it and sign up for a free subscription at http://biwomenboston.org/newsletter/subscribe/.

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