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References and Resources
Bobbi Keppel, LCSW
2007 *

Elder bisexual issues

By Bobbi Keppel, ACSW, LCSW

Dworkin, Sari H, "The Aging Bisexual: The Invisible of the Invisible Minority" Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aging: research and clinical perspectives, Douglas Kimmel, Tara Rose, and Steven David (Eds.) 2006 Columbia University Press.

Out and Aging: The MetLife Study of Lesbian and Gay Baby Boomers (2006) MetLife Mature Market Institute with LGAIN/ASA and Zogby International. (includes bisexual data despite title.)

OutWord, 8(1), Spring 2002, Issue's theme is bisexuals ages 50-plus.

Bisexual Resource Center The Bi Bookstore, Bi Video Store, Bi Music Store, Bi Products, bi news, downloadable pamphlets, health information, and links to just about everything you might want to know about bisexuals and bisexuality around the world including online chat groups and an index of bi-inclusive groups in every country.


Bi Any Other Name : Bisexual People Speak Out. (1991) Hutchins, Loraine & Lani Kaahumanu. (Eds.). Alyson Publications.

Bi Men: Coming Out Every Which Way (2005) Chvany, Pete, and Ron Suresha (Eds.) Published simultaneously as a book and as Vol. 5, 2/3, Journal of Bisexuality, Harrington Park Press

Bisexuality: The Psychology and Politics of an Invisible Minority (1996) Beth A. Firestein (Ed.) Sage Publications.

Bradford, Mary, The Bisexual Experience: Living in a Dichotomous Culture (2004) Journal of Bisexuality, Vol. 4, Nos. 1/2, Harrington Park Press.

Burleson, William E., Bi America: Myths, Truths, and Struggles of an Invisible Community (2005) Harrington Park Press.

Dworkin, Sari, (2002) Biracial, bicultural, bisexual: Bisexuality and multiple identities, Journal of Bisexuality, 2(4), 93-107, Harrington Park Press.

Fox, Ronald C., (2004) Bisexuality: A Reader's Guide to the Social Science Literature, Journal of Bisexuality, 2(4), pp. 161-256, Harrington Park Press.
Ron Fox periodically updates his comprehensive bibliographies. Look online for the latest version.

Journal of Bisexuality, Harrington Park Press. Every issue includes a variety of articles about bisexual issues. Reprints available.

Overton, Meaghan A., (2006) Playing with Pieces of Paper: The Impact of Non-Labeled Spaces on Relationships in Journal of Bisexuality, 6(3) pp.107-114, Harrington Park Press.

Yoshino, Kenji, (2000) The Epistemic Contract of Bisexual Erasure in Stanford Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 2.

Bisexual spirituality

Blessed Bi Spirit: Bisexual People of Faith.(2000) Debra R. Kolodny.(Ed.) Continuum International Publishing Group.

Andrew, E. J., (2000) Swinging on the Garden Gate: A Spiritual Memoir. Boston, Skinner House.

Coville, B., (1994) Am I Blue? In Bauer, M. D., (Ed.) Am I Blue? Coming out from the silence. New York. HarperTrophy. A good story for older kids and all adults.

Bisexual health and mental health

Dobinson, D., MacDonnell, J. Hampson, E., Clipsham, J. & Chow, K. (2005). Improving the quality and access of public health services for bisexuals. Journal of Bisexuality, 5(1), pp 39-78.

Dobinson, D., Position paper of OPHA (Ontario Public Health Association) based on bisexual research project of Dobinson. (2004)

Jorm, A. F., Korten, A. E.,Rodgers, B., Jacomb, P.A., & Christensen, H. (2002). "Sexual orientation and mental health: Results from a community survey of young and middle-aged adults," British Journal of Psychiatry, 180, 423-427.

"Let's Talk About Bisexual Health: Health Information for bisexuals and people who have sex with women and men" (no date) Sherbourne Health Center. Download pamphlet Links to many other resources.

The Policy Institute of the National Gay/Lesbian Task Force, Fenway Institute of Fenway Community Health, BiNet USA "Bisexual Health: an introduction and model practices for HIV/STI prevention" (Mar. 13, 2007) Links to various reports.

Current and accurate sex and safer sex information online

Frequently updated information about sexually transmitted infections (STIs): prevention, incidence, transmission, talking with partners, treatment, education strategies, and just about anything else you &/or your clients might want to know. San Francisco Department of Public Health

Go Ask Alice

Fenway Community Health
Fenway Institute and its Safer Sex Educator team; links to safer sex information and "Talking With Your Clients"


Planned Parenthood

Terrence Higgins Trust

Sex, gender, and sexual orientation/gender attraction

Angier, Natalie, (1999) Woman An Intimate Geography. New York, Anchor Books. Detailed and readable explanations of the determining factors in the development of human sexes and genders.

Keppel, Bobbi, & Alan Hamilton, (revised 2007). The Sexual and Affectional Orientation and Identity Scales. Latest version with accompanying text at Older versions as a Bi Resource Center pamphlet and in R. S. Kimball (Ed.), Our whole lives: Sexuality education for adults (2000) (pp. 157-161). Boston, MA: 2000, Unitarian Universalist Association and United Church Board of Homeland Ministries.

Roughgarden, Joan Ph.D.(2004) Evolution's Rainbow: diversity, gender, and sexuality in nature and people, Berkeley, CA, University of California Press.

*More resources, descriptions of some resources, my opinions of some resources, updates, presentation graphics, and links on my website
Bobbi Keppel, 2007, National Joint Conference on Aging, Chicago, Il.