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‘Just a phase’? This is why we need to talk about biphobia
Unless you’ve been in hiding for the past 40 years, chances are you know what homophobia means.
The same can’t be said for biphobia.
Simply put, biphobia is when people are prejudiced towards bisexuals.
It’s pretty similar to homophobia, except people often aren’t aware it’s happening.
Bisexuals often face added discrimination from people within the LGBT community as well as discrimination from heterosexual people.
Chances are you will have seen biphobia on TV or heard someone make a biphobic comment without even realising it.
Ever heard someone jokingly say bisexuals are greedy?
Or that bisexuals should make up their minds?
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