Articles & Essays

 

Selected Essays

Ochs, Robyn, “Mapping Sexual Orientation,” RECOGNIZE: The Voices of Bisexual Men. Bisexual Resource Center, 2014, pp. 277-281.

Ochs, Robyn, “A Bisexual Q & A: Robyn Ochs Interviews Aleta Baldwin, M.A.; Jessamyn Bowling, M.P.H., and Brian Dodge, Ph.D.” RECOGNIZE: The Voices of Bisexual Men. Bisexual Resource Center, 2014, pp. 282-291.

Ochs, Robyn, “Understanding Biphobia.” RECOGNIZE: The Voices of Bisexual Men. Bisexual Resource Center, 2014, pp. 294-298.

Ochs, Robyn. Michael J. Murphy (co-authors), “Beyond Binaries: Seeing Sexual Diversity in the Classroom.” Activities for Teaching Gender and Sexuality in the University Classroom, ed. Michael J. Murphy and Elizabeth Ribarsky. Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2013, pp. 62-68. Read essay here.

Ochs, Robyn “Why We Need to ‘Get Bi,” Journal of Bisexuality, 11:2, 171 – 175, April 2011.

Ochs, Robyn. Deihl, Marcia. (co-authors) “Biphobia.” Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Antisemitism, Sexism, Heterosexism, Ableism, and Classism (2nd edition), Adams, Maurianne. Blumenfeld, Warren J.. Castañeda, Rosie. Hackman, Heather W.. Peters, Madeline L. Zúñiga, Ximena., Routledge, 2009.

Ochs, Robyn. “Biphobia.” Getting Bi: Voice of Bisexuals Around the World (2nd edition), Ochs, Robyn. Rowley, Sarah E. (eds.). Bisexual Resource Center, 2009, pp. 201-205.

Ochs, Robyn. “Finding Bisexuality in Fiction.” Getting Bi: Voice of Bisexuals Around the World (2nd edition), Ochs, Robyn. Rowley, Sarah E. (eds.). Bisexual Resource Center, 2009, pp. 201-205.

Ochs, Robyn. Highleyman, Liz. (co-authors), Bisexual Movement in the United StatesLGBTQ America Today, Hawley, John C. (ed.), Greenwood Press, 2008.

Ochs, Robyn. “What’s in a Name? Why Women Embrace or Resist Bisexual Identity.” Becoming Visible: Counseling Bisexuals Across the Lifespan, Firestein, B. A. (ed.), Columbia University Press, 2007. Read this article.

Ochs, Robyn. “Bisexuality, Feminism, Men and Me.”The Social Construction of Difference and Inequality: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality, Ore, Tracy E. (ed.), Mayfield, 2000; McGraw-Hill 2003.

Ochs, Robyn. “Bisexuality, Feminism, Men and Me.” Women’s Voices, Feminist Visions: Classic and Contemporary Readings, Shaw, Susan. Lee, Janet. (eds.), McGraw-Hill, 2001.

Ochs, Robyn. Question: Why do so many women who easily admit to having male and female lovers refuse the label ‘bisexual’? In the Family: The Magazine for Queer People and their Loved Ones, Fall 2001, p. 5.

Ochs, Robyn. “Bisexuality, Feminism, Men and Me.” Women: Images and Realities: A Multicultural Anthology, Desselman, McNair, Schniedewind, (eds.), Mayfield Publishing Co., 1999.

Ochs, Robyn. “Bisexuality.” Lesbian Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia, Zimmerman, Bonnie. (ed.) Garland Publishing, 2000.

Ochs, Robyn. Highleyman, Liz, “Bisexual Movement.Lesbian Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia, Zimmerman, Bonnie (ed.), Garland Publishing, 1999.

Ochs, Robyn. “Teaching Bisexuality.” The Sociology of Sexuality and Sexual Orientation: Syllabi and Teaching Materials, Rust, Paula C. (ed.), American Sociological Association, 1997.

Ochs, Robyn. “Biphobia: It Goes More than Two Ways.” Bisexuality: The Identity and Politics of an Invisible Minority, Firestein, Beth. (ed.) Sage Publications, 1996.

Ochs, Robyn. “Bisexual Etiquette: Helpful Hints for Bisexuals Working With Lesbians and Gay Men.” Bisexual Politics: Theories, Queeries and Visions, Tucker, Naomi. Highleyman, Liz. Kaplan, Rebecca. (eds.), Haworth Press, 1995.

Ochs, Robyn. Deihl, Marcia. (co-authors) “Biphobia.” Homophobia: How We All Pay The Price, Blumenfeld, Warren . (ed.), Beacon Press, 1992.

Ochs, Robyn. “Bisexuality, Feminism, Men and Me.” Closer to Home: Bisexuality & Feminism, Weise, Elizabeth Reba. (ed.) Seal Press, 1992.

Ochs, Robyn, “From the Closet to the Stage.” Bi Any Other Name, Hutchins, Loraine. Ka’ahumanu, Lani. (eds.), Alyson Publications, 1990. 2nd edition 2015. Read this article.

Short Essays

Ochs, Robyn. My Body, Myself, Bi Women, Fall 2006.

Ochs, Robyn. Married in Massachusetts: Two Years, “Celebrating Equal Marriage,” Jamaica Plain Gazette, April-July 2006.

Ochs, Robyn. Family Ties: What I Want, Bi Women, Fall 2005.

 

Other

Robyn’s writings have appeared in Sojourner, Gay Community News, Empathy, Gay People’s Chronicle, Bi Women, In the Family, The Jamaica Plain Gazette, and many other bi publications.

To read some of Robyn’s favorite soundbites, including her definition of bisexuality, go to Robyn’s Words.