Life of Bi: A Slippery History of Bisexuality
Are we living in a bisexual renaissance? From Ancient China to TikTok, writers, hosts and ex-gfs Mary & Ell explore what it really means to be a modern bisexual. “I still regretfully shag men... I guess that’s what bi is” - anon
Written, created and hosted by Ell Potter and Mary Higgins. Sound design, music and production by Tom Foskett-Barnes. Episodes 1-8 research by Eve Brandon, Robin Craig, Ell Potter and Mary Higgins. Episodes 1-8 produced by Ellie Keel. Graphic design by Madison Coby
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Episode 22: amanananormativityexplicit
What can two sex-obsessed queers learn from asexuality? Turns out, a lot. Join Ell and Mary for an exploding of ACE-spectrum assumptions as they ask: what does intimacy look like without sex? What is romance? Are we even as sex-obsessed as we thought? It's time to break from the shackles of amatonormativity, baby! Content note: this episode briefly mentions sexual trauma. which is flagged in advance during the episode. Find more of Libby Sinback's work here: https://libbysinback.com Access the relationship smorgasbord here: tinyurl.com/rasmorgasbord Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
1 hour 13 mins
28 March Finished
Episode 21: we'll have to go through it
Stand up fight back! Ell and Mary open a new season of Life of Bi with a march for justice and a dive into the political and institutional barriers to trans rights and healthcare. Whether you think you know a lot, or you know you don’t know much - this one’s worth a listen. Content Warning: this episode contains discussions of transphobia and barriers to gender-affirming healthcare. You can check out & support the activism of our contributors here: Abigail Thorne - www.patreon.com/PhilosophyTube/ // www.youtube.com/@PhilosophyTube Beth Douglas - @pickle_bee Ellie Gomersall - @elliebgomersall Donate to GenderGP’s new Fund and help trans youth access lifesaving health care: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/gendergp#start Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20 February Finished
Episode 20: make the yuletide gayexplicit
God rest ye merry Gentlethems. It's been a long silly season , so snuggle down for some chill festive listening. Feat. seasonal self-care tips, and a queer retelling of the nativity. Jesus was enby! We don't make the rules! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22 December 2022 Finished
Episode 19: the desire triptych - part 3explicit
If you got all the people you'd ever fancied in a room, what would that room look like? This is the third and final desire triptych. Inspired by a listener's suggestions, we ask: why do we desire who we desire? Is it power? Difference? Similarities? Does any of this even matter? This episode stars Ella. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13 December 2022 Finished
Episode 18: let them eat lemon barsexplicit
Did somebody just say eat? Join us for a smörgåsbord of culinary chat as we ask: can food be queer? What does gay food taste like? Is easting a radical act? Feast you ears, imbibe the bi. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28 November 2022 Finished