Synopses & Reviews
In-depth interviews with several dozen bisexual womenNwomen in monogamous relationships; women in open relationships; women in a group marriage; women who are very "out"; others still in the closet; an HIV+ woman; women into S&M; mothers; professionals; artists; office workers; midwives; etc.
Topics include sexual awakening; life and relationship histories; sexual practices; being "out" to friends, family and co-workers; dealing with the lesbian, gay male, straight and bi communities; differences between relationships with women and with men; body image issues; feminism and bisexuality; and the political implications of bisexuality.
“Along with the interviews come safer-sex guidelines and a bisexual resource list,
which round the book out as a valuable resource for collections strong in sexuality issues and women's studies.” —Booklist
“. . . Bi Lives
is a good addition to the growing library of bi-related non fiction books. It gives an interesting view into bi women's lives and the intricacies of life in general.” —Bi Women
“It's about time bisexual women got some resources for their very own. Highly Recommended.” —MSRRT Newsletter
A collection of 18 in-depth interviews with a wide range of bisexual women of different races, ages, and economic classes involved in a very wide variety of lifestyles.
About the Author
is a long-time lesbian/bisexual activist who was involved in many groups (such as Lesbians Against Police Violence) in the Boston and San Francisco areas.