It’s Bisexual Awareness Week! A time to remind you not to assume that every person you see in a same-sex relationship is gay, and not every person you see in an opposite-sex relationship is straight. It just so happens that I am gay, myself, but my husband isn’t. Gasp! And a significant number of my friends who are married to an opposite-sex partner are bi. And while I like to think of all of us as part of the big, fabulous Queer Rights movement, bi erasure and invisibility is something that isn’t perpetuated solely by uptight straight homophobes.
Anyway, I’ve been following Camille’s tumblr for a while, and it’s always cool, but her video this week is especially good:
BISEXUAL AWARENESS 101:
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Today is also the first day of Sea Otter Awareness Week!
Sea Otter Awareness Week falls on the last week in September and is an annual recognition of the vital role that sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem. Each year, zoos, aquariums, natural history museums, marine institutions, filmmakers, researchers, academics, educators, and the public participate in various events and activities highlighting sea otters and their natural history and the various conservation issues sea otters are faced with.
Go, learn about Sea Otters and learn how you can help protect this adorable creatures!