BI ANY OTHER NAME: Bisexual People Speak Out (Alyson, 1991)
Loraine Hutchins and Lani Ka‘ahumanu, Editors

Bi Any Other Name (BAON) catalyzed the new movement for bisexual identity and activism, helped spark at least ten other books (many by its own contributors), was named one of Lambda Book Review;s Top 100 GLBT Books of the 20th century. BOAN has been reprinted 3 times since 1991, was translated and published in Taiwan in June 2007 and has over 40,000 copies in circulation. Look for it at your nearest small independent bookstore or look on

Bicoastal Introduction
I. PSYCHOLOGY: Facing Ourselves
II. SPIRITUALITY: Healing the Splits
IV. POLITICS: A Queer Among Queers

(click here to read excerpts from the book)

Lani and Loraine
Lani and Loraine

I. PSYCHOLOGY: Facing Ourselves – Overview

Myths/Realities of Bisexuality
Sharon Forman Sumpter

This Poem Can Be Put Off No Longer
Susan Carlton

The Queer in Me
Carol A. Queen

Ninety-Three People = 100% Acceptance
Cornelius Utz

I Am Who I Am - A Married Bisexual Teacher
Amanda Yoshizaki

Worth the Balancing
Alan Silver

Development of a Bisexual Identity: Understanding the Process
Ann Fox

What Do Indians Think About?
Joe Rios

Making My Own Way
Laura Johnson

Bisexual Feminist Man
Dave Matteson

She Kissed Me!
Laney Nelson

More Than a Footnote
C.J. Barragan III

My Life as a Lesbian-Identified Bisexual Fag-Hag
Ellen Terris

My Underself
Chandini Goswami

A Gift to Myself
Nate Brown

Points of Reference
C.K. Ferrier

Love, Friendship, and Sex
Wayne Bryant

Bisexual Tendencies
Lisa Yost

A Question of Invisibility
Rifka Reichler

Double Quest

Insights at 3:30 AM
Victoria Woodard

What I Need Is: In Contemplation of Bisexuality
Ronda Slater

II. SPIRITUALITY: Healing the Splits - Overview

my foundations

Coming Out In Spirit and In Flesh
Karen Hurley

Just Another Lingering Flu
David Lourea

Beyond Bisexual
Annie Sprinkle

Let Me Doctor Your Love
Neil MacLean

Sacred Rituals
Karla Rossi

Letting Go: An Interview with John Horne
Loraine Hutchins

Reclaiming Heart and Mind
Leonard Tirado

Bi Any Other Name
Chinese Translation
Published June, 2007, Taiwan

III. THE BISEXUAL COMMUNITY: Are We Visible Yet? – Overview

Room For You
Betsy Rose

Bisexuality, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Me
Elizabeth Reba Weise

Two-Way Closet
Michael Brewer

The Palmist Knew
Brenda Blasingame

A Healing Journey
Hap Stewart

Irene Wolt

Gray-Haired and Above Suspicion
Bobbi Keppel

Growing Up with a Bisexual Dad
Billy and Peaches Jones

A Few Brave and Gifted People
Chris Girard

A Day in the Life
Richard Susan Bassein

Never, Never Boring...
Mattie Key

Selena Julie Whang

A Man, A Woman, Attention
Shu Wei Chen - Andy

Don't Call Me
Janet Bohac

Bisexual Movies
Paul Haut

Bi-Lovable Japanese Feminist
Kei Uwano

The Most Natural Thing: An Interview with Arlene Krantz
Marcy Sheiner

Affirmation: Bisexual Mormon
Christopher Alexander

I Have Always Been One

¿Que Es Un Bisexual?
Obie Leyva

The Foundations of the Bisexual Community in San Francisco:
An Interview with Dr. Maggi Rubenstein
Marcy Sheiner

The "B" Word
Matthew LeGrant

From the Closet to the Stage
Robyn Ochs

IV. POLITICS: A Queer Among Queers - Overview

Loving Whom We Choose
Lisa Orlando

Coming Out to Congress
Cliff Arnesen

Sharon Hwang Colligan

What's in a Name?
Naomi Tucker

Sisterhood Crosses Gender Preference Lines

The Voice of a Wandering Jewish Bisexual
Rebecca Gorlin

Proud Father of a Bisexual Son
Roland Glenn

Another Senseless Loss
Dolores Bishop

"out"line of one man's polymorphic liberation
ben e factory

Beyond Defense: Considering Next Steps for Bisexual Liberation
Rebecca Shuster

Guilt Politics
Ann Schneider

My Pet Peeves
Elise Krueger

Can Bisexuals Be Monogamous?
Lenore Norrgard

The Fine Art of Labeling: The Convergence of Anarchism, Feminism, and Bisexuality
Lucy Friedland and Liz Highleyman

Sheilah Mabry

Potential Lovers
Rich Aranow

Hapa Haole Wahine
Lani Ka'ahumanu

Bisexuality: The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Lesbian Feminism?
Beth Elliot

Talking About Sex, Gender, and Desire
Karen Klassen

Love That Kink
Loraine Hutchins

Choosing Not To
Michael Ambrosino

Present Tense: Biphobia as a Crisis of Meaning
Amanda Udis-Kessler

Political Activism: A Brief History

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