United States

Hi, I‘m Shannon. I am Bisexual.

Hello there, my name is Shannon. I am a college graduate student attending SDSU for my masters degree in Public Health with a specialization in Management and Policy. God, my family and friends are a big part of my life. I like to -Dance but I am not the best dancer (if that makes any sense) am trying to teach myself to breakdance and mix traditional gymnastics with breaking. -Read -Longboard -Exercise -Eat -Laugh -Chill

What being bisexual means to me

It means that I am me.

What I would like the world to know about bisexuals

That we are so much more than our sexuality.

What was your path to a bisexual identity?

I had crushes on guys in elementary school but in middle school I developed a crush on my math female teacher. She made my heart flutter and her genuine smile seemed to warm my soul.

What is the toughest thing about being bisexual?

The discrimination, especially within the gay community.

What is the best thing about being bisexual?

Being accepted and people moving on. There is so much more to learn and be fascinated with aside from a person's sexuality.

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

My family and friends have reacted splendidly. I am so fortunate to have them in my life. Some others who look from a distance have occasionally made comments but they rarely phase me.

What advice do you have for someone who thinks they may be bi or who is in the process of coming out as bi?

Be yourself. Take your time in finding yourself and coming out.