Gerrard Davis

More Than Who We Sleep With: A Bisexual Manifesto

Everyone makes assumptions. We make assumptions about everyday things like our cars starting in the morning, the subway making us late to work, or the restaurant we frequent having our favorite dish on the menu. When it comes to people, though, we have an impulse to assume who they are based on virtually anything: tattoos, interests, clothing, hairstyle, skin color—you name it. Those same kinds of assumptions play into our perceptions of a person’s attraction orientation or sexual identity. And these are the kinds of assumptions that have made Bisexual Awareness Week (September 19 – 26) necessary.

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