I’m compiling a list of bisexual icons as I feel there is a bit of a gap in the market for it. For example, off the top of your head, how many prominent bisexual people can you name? I feel it would have helped me as a teenager to have this list, to help me understand and accept myself as a normal part of the world I live in. Some people seem to take to it so easily – for me it was a huge deal. How could it be ok for me to kiss a girl when I liked boys? Now I refuse to see anything as black and white.
Each week I’m going to add someone new to the list and make a post about them on the general blog page. To find these posts use the catagory Bisexual Icons in the ‘stuff I care about’ box.
- Virginia Woolf (25/01/1882 – 28/03/1941): Novelist, essayist, feminist. “If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”
- Amanda Palmer (30/04/1976 – ): Musician, writer, performance artist. “I’m not gonna live my life on one side of an ampersand.”
- Brian Molko (10/12/72 – ): Musician, songwriter, actor. “The whole world wants my disappearance/ I’ll go fighting nail and teeth/ You’ve never seen such perseverance.”
- David Bowie (08/01/47 – ): Musician, writer, actor, artist. “I knew what I wanted to be, which was a songwriter and a performer.”