Jul 9, 2021 | 2014 Spring - Mental Health

Come to BECAUSE 2014 in St. Paul, Minnesota

BECAUSE, which stands for “Bisexual Empowerment Conference, A Uniting Supportive Experience,” is dedicated to building the bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer, unlabeled, and allied community. Keynote speakers this year will be ABilly Jones-Hennin (a long-time activist in bi, people of color and AIDS education movements), Mary Anne Mohanraj (a writer, editor and academic born in Sri Lanka) and Robyn Ochs and Dr. Herukhuti (a.k.a. H. Sharif Williams), who will be previewing their new bi men’s anthology! The conference will be held June 6-8 at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. This is a great way to connect with other bi folks and our allies, and all are welcome.

New Bi Group in Rhode Island

The RI Bi Resource Network is a new group (recently founded by activist Katrina Chaves) that provides resources to the often-ignored “B” in “LGBT,” and aims to improve the mental and physical health of the Rhode Island bi community. If you’re looking for support in coming out, or just want someone to talk to, or want an opportunity to meet other bisexual folks, this is the group for you! The network is currently seeking volunteers to co-facilitate support groups/organize “Bi Cafe” gatherings, as well as volunteers to work on our first newsletter. If interested, visit or contact

Featured image: Mary Anne Mohanraj

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