Celebrate bisexuality+ with GLAAD for #BiVisibilityDay at the end of #BiWeek 2020

Bisexual+ Visibility Day (sometimes known as Celebrate Bisexuality+ Day) takes place on September 23rd, to honor the Bisexual+ community. It is also the last day of BiWeek. Here is some of the work that GLAAD did to celebrate BiWeek 2020.

BiWeek Content to Watch and Listen to:

Miss Utah sits down for an interview

Rachel Slawson, who is Miss Utah, sits down for an interview with GLAAD’s Anthony Ramos to talk about being the first openly bisexual+ woman to compete in the Miss USA pageant. In the video, Slawson talks about being bisexual+ and how she’s learned to understand her identity and the obstacles she’s overcome as a bi+ woman.

GLAAD takes over Spotify’s Out Now playlist for BiWeek

GLAAD worked with Spotify to create a special BiWeek version of their ‘Out Now’ playlist, with exclusively bisexual+ artists. Take a listen and bop to some great bi+ artists like Rina Sawayama, Keiynan Lonsdale, Lady Gaga, Janelle Monae, and many more.

NEONxGLAAD talks bi+ erasure, representation, and self-love

Black bi+ people represent one of the most rapidly growing populations in the United States. NEONxGLAAD talks to David J Cork, Jenell Randall, and Rafi D’Angelo about being bisexual+, how bi erasure has affected them, and their hopes for better representation in the future.

BiWeek Reads from the GLAAD Staff:

A quick refresher for BiWeek 2020 

Louise Prollamante takes us through some definitions about bisexual+ identities as well as some myths and stereotypes to avoid about bi+ people. This blog is helpful to keep yourself on track when talking about the bi+ community.

Some questions to ask yourself as you become a better bi+ ally  

Hannah Hirschhorn takes some time to write about her growth as an ally to the bisexual+ community, and shares some of the questions she asks herself to make sure that she is being a true and strong ally.

8 bi+ inclusive shows to stream during BiWeek 

Looking for something inclusive to stream? Georgia Davis has the list for you. In this blog, Georgia shares eight shows with bi+ characters that are accessible to stream, including shows like Grey’s Anatomy and season 8 of MTV’s Are You The One?

Celebrating four of my favorite bisexual+ TV characters this BiWeek

Bi+ people often grow up without knowing any other bi+ people personally, and depend on media to understand themselves. Megan Townsend writes about four of her favorite characters who helped her to better understand and love her bi+ identity over the years.

Why Merriam-Webster.com Updating the Definition of Bisexual Matters on Bisexual+ Visibility Day and Beyond

GLAAD reflects on activist Robyn Ochs’ efforts to have Merriam-Webster change their definition of ‘Bisexual’ to be more inclusive and accurate. The blog post also lists out several different definitions of ‘bisexual’ as used by different organizations and outlets.

Music Makes the Bi+ People Come Together 

Mackenzie Harte writes an op-ed for The Advocate about the importance of music in finding community and making memories. Harte also takes us through some of their favorite music, and how that music has helped them understand their bi+ and nonbinary identities.

The GLAAD Media Institute Activates:

Media Advocacy Essentials for Bisexual+ People goes virtual

On September 16th, the GLAAD Media Institute hosted Media Advocacy Essentials for Bisexual+ People online for anyone to join. The workshop shared some of GLAAD’s tried-and-true methods for talking about bisexuality+ accurately, how to share stories that have impact, and the state of bi+ representation in the media. You can sign up for a GLAAD Media Institute this fall, and look at the offerings here.

Lilia Buckingham takes over GLAAD’s Twitter

Actor Lilia Buckingham took over GLAAD’s Twitter account on September 16th as a part of the ongoing amp U series. Buckingham talked about how she struggled to understand her identity, some of the negative responses she faced, but ultimately how she learned to love her bisexual+ identity.

Former Campus Ambassador Gianna-Collier Pitts honors #BiVisibilityDay

Former GLAAD Campus Ambassador Gianna Collier-Pitts, who launched a petition to Make Wonder Woman Bisexual+ took over GLAAD's Twitter account to honor Bisexual+ Visibility Day to close out BiWeek 2020. Collier-Pitts talked about her bi+ identity as well as some of her work to accelerate acceptance for the Bi+ community.

Bi+ GLAAD Media Institute Alumni say #BiWillVote

The Bisexual+ community faces immense disparities in mental health, intimate partner violence, and even income inequality. This year, a few GLAAD Media Institute alumni talked about why it is so important to vote. Check out this video from alum Kyndal Jackson (and her pal George) about why she is turning out to vote this year as a bi+ person.



BiWeek is a time to honor and celebrate the Bisexual+ community. It’s also important to make sure that bi+ people are being seen, heard, and understood year-round. The goals and objectives of BiWeek don’t end just because the calendar turns to September 24th, nor does the fight to accelerate acceptance.

About BiWeek:

Annually, from September 16-23, join GLAAD, the Bisexual Resource Center, and Still Bisexual in recognizing the bisexual+ community for Bisexual Awareness Week, culminating in Celebrate Bisexuality+ Day on September 23.
Co-founded by GLAAD, Bisexual+ Awareness Week seeks to accelerate acceptance of the bi+ (bisexual, pansexual, fluid, no label, queer, etc.) community. #BiWeek draws attention to the experiences, while also celebrating the resiliency of, the bisexual+ community.
Throughout #BiWeek, allies and bi+ people learn about the history, culture, community, and current policy priorities of bi+ communities.