Announcing the Bisexuality-Aware Professionals Directory...

  • The Bisexuality-Aware Professionals Directory is a listing of professionals who
    are sensitive to the unique needs of
    bisexual clientele.
  • Professionals listed include physicians, psychologists, psychotherapists, lawyers, financial advisors, massage therapists,
    social workers, chiropractors, lecturers, organizers, and others.

Why seek a bisexuality-aware professional?
  • Bisexuals are often inaccurately perceived as a subcategory of the gay and lesbian community, when in fact we have different social, legal and health concerns. Bisexuality-aware professionals are knowledgeable about these concerns, and they provide services which take bisexual folks' particular needs into account.
  • Bisexuals sometimes face discrimination within the gay, lesbian and straight communities, and it can be important to work with a professional who is friendly and welcoming towards bisexual clientele.
What qualifies a professional as "Bisexuality-Aware?"
  • The professionals who have chosen to list themselves in this directory have all stated to the directory coordinator that they meet at least 3 of the following criteria for bisexuality-awareness:
    • Believes that bisexuality is a valid lifestyle and is welcoming towards bisexual people
    • Knows of several ways in which bisexuals' concerns differ from gays' and lesbians' concerns
    • Is an active participant in bisexual community events or forums
    • Has read 3 or more professional books or journal articles on bisexuality
    • Has attended a professional workshop on the concerns of bisexual people
    • Has worked professionally with several bisexual clientele in the past
    • Has organized bisexually oriented support or social groups or workshops
    • Has given lectures on bisexuality, or has written articles or books on bisexuality
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