Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>

DC Comics Writer Outs Wonder Woman

Princess Diana is officially bisexual

(Newser) - It's official: Wonder Woman is bisexual, which ... kind of makes sense if you think about it for a minute. "It's supposed to be paradise," DC Comics writer Greg Rucka tells Comicosity in a lengthy interview about Wonder Woman's queerness. He's speaking of Princess Diana'... More »

'Matilda' Actress Comes Out as Bisexual

Mara Wilson tweets about sexuality in wake of Orlando massacre

(Newser) - Mara Wilson started a conversation on Twitter in the wake of the Orlando massacre that ended, Monday, with her coming out as bisexual, USA Today reports. "Me at a gay club when I was eighteen. I feel embarrassed looking at it now," Wilson, former child star of such... More »

More of Us Are Knocking Boots With the Same Sex

More Americans approve of homosexual encounters, too

(Newser) - The 2010s, baby. More Americans are opening up to the idea of same-sex experiences—and trying them out, according to a survey of 30,000 adults that's been ongoing since 1972. A year after the survey began, just 11% of participants thought homosexual sex was A-OK. By 1990, that... More »

29% of Young Americans Are Some Degree of Bisexual

British youths are even more fluid with their sexuality

(Newser) - Gay, straight, or in between? When asked to place themselves on a sexuality scale, almost a third of young Americans—and nearly half of their British counterparts—consider themselves some degree of bisexual, reports polling website YouGov , which states the results indicate an "increasingly open-minded approach to sexuality."... More »

US About to Get First Bisexual Governor

Kate Brown to take over for John Kitzhaber in Oregon

(Newser) - When John Kitzhaber steps down as Oregon's governor on Wednesday, a little history will be made. He will be replaced by Secretary of State Kate Brown, who will become the nation's first openly bisexual governor, reports the Washington Post . Brown is married to Dan Little, but she began... More »

SOTU Contained This Word for the First Time

'Transgender' gets its first mention—as do quite a few other words

(Newser) - Speaking before Congress last night, President Obama uttered quite a few words never before heard in a State of the Union address . Among the most significant was "transgender"—as in, "we … condemn the persecution of women, or religious minorities, or people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual,... More »

FDA Lifting Lifetime Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood

But there will still be restrictions

(Newser) - The FDA announced today that it will lift its lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, the Los Angeles Times reports. Instead, men who have had sex with men will be allowed to donate blood one year after last having sexual contact with another man, the FDA... More »

11 Celebs Who Have Come Out as Bisexual

Clive Davis recently joined their ranks

(Newser) - Clive Davis shocked quite a few people when he recently came out as bisexual . Entertainment Tonight rounds up 10 other celebrities who've done the same:
  • Megan Fox: See if you can follow her logic. "I have no question in my mind about being bisexual," she told Esquire
... More »

Whitney Houston Was in Denial: Clive Davis

New memoir also reveals he's bisexual

(Newser) - Clive Davis has a new memoir, out yesterday, that apparently reads more like a tell-all. In The Soundtrack of My Life, Davis recalls that Whitney Houston was "in complete denial" about her substance abuse problems. He includes letters he sent her, including one from 2001 in which he wrote,... More »

Congress Gets 1st Bisexual, Hindu Members

Open bisexual Kyrsten Sinema wins tight Az. race

(Newser) - Tammy Baldwin's victory in Wisconsin last week made her the first openly gay US senator, but she isn't the only "first" in the newly elected Congress.
  • Democrat Kyrsten Sinema has been declared the winner in a tight US House race in Arizona, making her the first openly
... More »

Poll: 3.4% of US Adults Are Gay, Bisexual, Transgender

LGBT identification highest among younger, non-white, less educated

(Newser) - A new survey has found that 3.4% of US adults identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. The Gallup poll, believed to be the largest ever aimed at calculating the LGBT population, interviewed more than 121,000 people. The findings upend some stereotypes about the community. "If... More »

'Scully' Reveals Lesbian Relationships

Gillian Anderson never considered herself '100% gay,' though

(Newser) - Gillian Anderson, better known as Scully from the X Files, is settled down these days with a partner and three kids, but back in high school, "the relationships I was in … were freaking people out," she tells Out magazine. "I was in a relationship with a... More »

Nixon: I'm Actually Bisexual, and That's 'Not a Choice'

Actress backtracks on controversial comments

(Newser) - Cynthia Nixon stirred up quite a bit of controversy with her recent statement that being gay is, for her, "a choice," and now she's backtracking a bit. "While I don't often use the word, the technically precise term for my orientation is bisexual," she... More »

'Not Gay Enough' Ballplayers Win Settlement

Team with bisexual players stripped of trophy by gay sports group

(Newser) - Three bisexual softball players who say they were stripped of a trophy because they were deemed "not gay enough" have reached an out-of-court settlement with a national gay sports organization. San Francisco's D2 team lost its 2008 second-place trophy in the Gay Softball World Series when the North... More »

Bisexual Guys Do Exist

Refutes 2005 study that found male bisexuality was unproven

(Newser) - There's good news out there for men who have ever been attracted to both men and women: Unlike the unicorn, you are real. Or so says a Northwestern University study, which goes a long way toward refuting a controversial 2005 study that found that “with respect to sexual... More »

9M Americans Gay or Bisexual

But we need better surveys for a more accurate number: demographer

(Newser) - The true number remains elusive, but one demographer estimates that more than 9 million Americans—roughly the population of New Jersey—are gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Gary Gates averaged the results of five US surveys conducted between 2004 and 2009 to find that 3.5% of Americans identify themselves as... More »

Ted Haggard: I'm Probably Bisexual

But he only has sex with his wife now, and he's 'perfectly satisfied'

(Newser) - Since his 2006 gay massage-and-meth scandal, Rev. Ted Haggard has been vague about his sexual orientation. But in a GQ profile, he admits for the first time that, “Probably, if I were 21 in this society, I would identify myself as a bisexual.” But he doesn’t, because... More »

In US Cities, 1 in 5 Gay, Bisexual Men Have HIV

And nearly half don't know it, according to CDC report

(Newser) - The CDC called for renewed HIV protection measures today, an effort timed to coincide with the release of a study that found nearly 1 in 5 gay or bisexual men living in major US cities have HIV—and that nearly half of those infected aren’t aware of it. “... More »

Vanessa Carlton: I'm Bisexual

Singer comes out at Nashville Pride

(Newser) - Vanessa Carlton is the latest celebrity to come out as bisexual. The singer is probably best known for her hit “A Thousand Miles” and has apparently dated John Mayer—so pretty much any girlfriend she scores would be an upgrade. While headlining Nashville Pride yesterday, she told the crowd... More »

Banned Bisexuals Sue Gay World Series

Group disqualified their team because they weren't gay enough

(Newser) - Three bisexual men have filed a lawsuit complaining that they were discriminated against by an athletics organization that said they were too straight to play in the Gay Softball World Series. Each team is allowed to have no more than two straight players, the Seattle Times explains. The bisexuals' team... More »

Stories 1 - 20 |  Next >>