The Bi+ community has struggled to be seen both as part of the LGBTQ+ spectrum and a community of its own kind, particular to itself. As a result, Bi+ specific resources are less common than resources for other LGBTQ+ communities. Despite this, there has been a growing awareness of the unique needs of the Bi+ community.
Guides & Publications
*This blog covers issues of sexual violence, self harm, and discrimination and may be triggering for some readers.
Sexual Violence Statistics
The Bi+ community has faced and continues to face adversity and difficulty in being recognized and respected.
FORGE outlines a comprehensive strategy guide for approaching therapy in the Transgender community. "Let’s Talk About It! A Transgender Survivor’s Guide to Accessing Therapy" cover resiliency exercises, self healing strategies, and essential information to help Transgender survivors access therapy and other resources.
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National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010 Findings on Victimization by Sexual Orientation
Little is known about the national prevalence of sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence among gay, lesbian, and bisexual women and men in the United States. Information at a national level focusing on these types of interpersonal violence based on the sexual orientation of U.S. adults has not been previously available.