Tag: queer

50 States, 50 Heroes

Wow! While I can easily think of 100 other amazing Massachusetts folks who deserve to be included on this list, I’m honored to represent Massachusetts on the Advocate’s list of “50 States, 50 Heroes,” alongside some folks I deeply admire, including Mandy Carter (NC);… Continue Reading “50 States, 50 Heroes”

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

Overheard yesterday on the ferry: Man (admiring someone’s dog: “You’re either a dog person or a cat person. I’m a dog person.“ Me (in my head): "I’m a cat person, mostly. But I like dogs, too. Plus, there are other types of pets. A… Continue Reading “”

Merriam-Webster just added “cisgender” and “genderqueer” to its dictionary

glsen: #GLSENproud to see these words added to Merriam-Webster!  Big news for LGBTQ folks: On Wednesday, Merriam-Webster announced that it added the words “cisgender” and “genderqueer” to its unabridged dictionary. What do those words mean? Here are Merriam-Webster’s definitions: Cisgender: of, relating to, or… Continue Reading “Merriam-Webster just added “cisgender” and “genderqueer” to its dictionary”

bribryontour: This should be a book for kids. Sweetness. 

The new issue of the Bi Women Quarterly is out! Click here to read it. Enjoy!

Hey, folks: Today is the LAST DAY to get the pre-order price of $19.95 (INCLUDING SHIPPING) on the new bi men’s anthology, RECOGNIZE: The Voices of Bisexual Men, that I have co-edited with  Dr Herukhuti. Also to note, when you purchase your copy directly… Continue Reading “”

AND ON THE FLIP SIDE:If you identify as bi* and have had a POSITIVE experience with a health provider related to your sexual orientation, PLEASE tell me what happened — today. You can post here or else send me an email: robyn@robynochs.com. Thank you.

If you identify as bi* and have had a negative experience with a health provider related to your sexual orientation, PLEASE tell me what happened — today. You can post here or else send me an email: robyn@robynochs.com. Thank you.

WORDS MATTER In mid-July, I was on the faculty and also a keynote speaker at Camp Pride 2014 (campuspride.org). For my keynote, rather than give a speech (I can do those too!),  I did a version of my Beyond Binaries program. Seventy campers completed… Continue Reading “”