For the last 13 years, Lindsay Ulrich has been in a committed relationship with the same woman … But if acquaintances were to assume Ulrich and her wife, Emily Drennen, are lesbians, they would be wrong. They identify as bisexuals and are proud of it … .
… . "It’s a unique identity as opposed to half one and half the other,” said Ulrich, a 41-year-old writer and musician who recently authored a report on "bisexual invisibility" for the San Francisco Human Rights Commission.
… In promoting their not-insignificant ranks, activists point out that a UCLA demographer estimated last month that slightly more Americans self-identify as bisexual than as gay or lesbian. But the activist argue their task is complicated by stereotypes of bisexuals as fickle sex fiends, the difficulty in pinning down who counts as bisexual and discrimination from both the straight and gay communities.
"Even people who would not feel comfortable saying bad things about gay or lesbian people still feel comfortable trashing bi people," said Robyn Ochs, a veteran bisexual activist in Boston …