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Episode 18 – The Sexy One

6/13/2018
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In this episode, Mari and MD go in-depth *pun intended* on sex: the problem of limited sex ed, what things need to be discussed, and how to protect yourself before you have intercourse. We apologize in advance for the slightly cishet skew at the beginning of the episode: we've been having nothing but cis M/W sex for years now. NOTE: We are going on hiatus for a couple of weeks after the release of this episode, given the geographical difficulties in recording an episode. We will be back...

Duration:00:25:20

Episode 17 – Queer Fanfiction and Why It's Important

6/6/2018
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Mari and MD discuss slash fanfiction and why it's important for queer identity development. They also dip their toes into fandom territory and talk about what makes fandoms good, and what makes them toxic. *** Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Email us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com *** Sources: Bacon-Smith, C. "Spock Among the...

Duration:00:25:05

Episode 16 – Queerenting: Do You Come Out to Your Kids?

5/30/2018
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MD and Mari discuss parenting as a bisexual+ person and what it entails. Do you come out to your kids? When and how? Join in our discussion! Article referenced: DiVerniero, R., & Breshears, D. Verbal and Emotional Responses Among Children of Lesbian and Gay Parents’ Coming Out. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication Vol. 18, No. 1, 2017, pp. 45–53 Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes:...

Duration:00:16:04

Episode 15 – Scaling The Bi

5/23/2018
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MD and Mari discuss the famous Kinsey Scale and why it's problematic. They later go on to talk about bisexual confusion – the real one, not the stereotypical one: have you ever doubted your bi-ness? Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Email us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com Riggle, E. D. B., Mohr, J. J., Rostosky, S. S., & Fingerhut,...

Duration:00:19:25

Episode 14 – Queer Women And Their Brains

5/16/2018
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Mari interviews MD about her thesis on media representation and what it does to queer women – and what kinds of representation would be the best to ensure better mental health outcomes. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:19:45

Episode 13 – Work It, Bi-By

5/9/2018
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Mari and MD discuss being queer in the workplace. How do you navigate that? Is it even professional to discuss your sexuality at work? Is it appropriate for a therapist to be out? Join the discussion with us at @bi_positive! Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com The Stonewall study cited:...

Duration:00:16:51

Episode 12 – Bi's In "Straight" Relationships

5/2/2018
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Mari and MD talk to Greg (@hatori1181) about what it's like to be bisexual in a "straight" relationship (one where the other partner is of the socially acceptable gender) and discuss coming out while being married. Follow Greg on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hatori1181 Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at...

Duration:00:24:01

Episode 11 - On Erotica, Secret Codes, and Bi-sibility

4/25/2018
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This week, Mari and MD are talking to Jayne B Shea (@JayneBShea), owner and writer at http://bisexualtshirts.com, about bi visibility and why it's not always a recipe for success. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:19:39

Episode 10 – Boys Just Wanna Have Representation

4/18/2018
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This week, Mari and MD talk about representation of male queerness and bisexuality in media. From Love, Simon, to C. S. Pacat's Captive Prince, to anime, we talk about the necessity of seeing non-monosexual men in the media. Buy us a Ko-Fi: http://ko-fi.com/bipositive Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at...

Duration:00:19:05

Episode 9 – Porn And Psychos

4/11/2018
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Mari and MD discuss bisexual porn and whether bi women are nasty predators (spoiler alert: we're not). Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com The study: http://www.psypost.org/2018/03/bisexual-women-tend-elevated-levels-sociosexuality-psychopathic-traits-50847 The Davey Wavey article:...

Duration:00:19:27

Episode 8: Bi-Fi Active or When Is It Okay To Assume?

4/4/2018
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Mari and MD talk about the gaydar and the bi-fi, and discuss whether it is ever okay to assume someone's sexuality. What are the signs? How do you approach the person? Do you approach the person? Is it ethical? Listen up and join the discussion! Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:17:21

Episode 7 – Polyamory: A Solution to 'Bi Greed?'

3/28/2018
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MD and Mari talk about why it's okay to love several people at the same time and why it's not the same nor mutually exclusive with bisexuality. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com Ricky Martin Article:...

Duration:00:23:22

Episode 6 – Queerbaiting: To Sell or Not to Sell

3/21/2018
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MD and Mari tackle the subject of queerbaiting in media and looks at several examples of this phenomenon, discussing why it's problematic and what could have been done to avoid it. Shoutout to our friends @tqawpodcast and @applewriter for contributing! Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com!

Duration:00:19:13

Episode 5 – Coming Bi

3/14/2018
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MD and Mari talk about coming out as a bisexual person and all the psychological and cultural turmoil it may entail. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositi…d1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com Calzo, J. P., Antonucci, T. C., Mays, V. M., & Cochran, S. D. (2011). Retrospective recall of sexual orientation identity development among gay,...

Duration:00:22:12

Episode 4 – Bi Erasure, Birasure?

3/7/2018
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MD and Mari take on the sore subject of bi erasure and what it does to us and society at large, citing sources from Kinsey to online p0rn. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositi…d1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com Filippo, M. (2007). (Re)constructing Bisexual Space in Contemporary Visual Culture. English Language Notes 45(2). Filippo, M....

Duration:00:16:19

Episode 3 – Bisexuals Represent Pt. 2: The Bi, the Bad, and the Ugly

2/28/2018
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Mari and MD talk about amazing and awful examples of bisexual representation in the media: movies, television, and even anime. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/bipositive/id1351323613?mt=2 Emails us at bipositivepodcast@gmail.com DISCLAIMER: We don't own any of the movies/shows mentioned in the podcast, we just either enjoyed them or didn't.

Duration:00:17:23

Episode 2 – Bisexuals Represent Pt. 1: I See You

2/22/2018
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MD and Mari dig into the issue of bisexual representation in the media and its effects on the mental health of bisexual and queer viewers. Referenced article, please go check it out: https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-media-doesnt-know-how-to-talk-about-bisexuality Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bi_positive Follow us on Tumblr: http://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com Follow us on iTunes: https://goo.gl/os1Qes Follow us on Soundcloud: https://goo.gl/7cND1j

Duration:00:14:02

Episode 1 - The Common Myths

2/21/2018
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Introducing BiPositive – a new podcast for bisexuals, about bisexuals and by bisexuals! This week, join your hosts, Mari and MD, on a journey to dispell common (and stigmatizing) myths about bisexuality. Transcipt: https://bipositivepodcast.tumblr.com/post/171196487054/bipositive-episode-1-the-common-myths The article we discussed: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/maria-burnham/bisexuality-myths_b_1193152.html. The scientific study:...

Duration:00:16:48