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Hi, I‘m Patrick. I am Bisexual.

I am a parent, spouse, blogger, nontraditional college student, and activist who reads a lot of science fiction. You can check out my Eponymous Fliponymous - Angry Bisexual With A Keyboard Blog at

What being bisexual means to me

It means that the small number of people I am attracted to is drawn from both the gender I identify as and from other genders.

What I would like the world to know about bisexuals

That the needs of our community includes the needs of the gay and lesbian communities as well as some needs that are unique.

What was your path to a bisexual identity?

There was no path. It's where I started, and where I am.

What is the toughest thing about being bisexual?

Being told I should shut up and "enjoy your ability to be in the closet".

What is the best thing about being bisexual?

Benedict Cumberbatch

How have other people in your life reacted to your bisexuality?

My partner finds it attractive, most of my friends weren't surprised, a few tried to erase me, my parents never knew because I was in the closet until a few years ago -- so most of my life and all of theirs.