In Order To Be Recognized, I Have to Actively Come Out

“I recognize the particular challenges of holding an identity not visually apparent. In order to be recognized, I have to actively come out. I can be fairly certain that if I don’t, I will be misread. Bi folks share the challenge of holding a nonbinary identity in a culture that leans heavily on binary assumptions.”

Robyn Ochs, “Bodies & Barriers: Queer Activists on Health”

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