Katy Butler's parents couldn't care less if she was gay.


That sure came in handy when Katy found out she was attracted to girls!

But then she realized she was also attracted to men. And that worried her.

Wait, if her parents didn't care if she was gay, why would she be afraid of identifying as bisexual?


One word: biphobia.

Biphobia: discrimination against folks who identify as bisexual and/or express interest in more than one gender.

Sadly, it's a thing that happens even within the LGBT community. And that is exactly what happened to Katy.

"I didn't want to tell my lesbian and gay friends because I had heard them talk about bisexuality like it wasn't real."

But Katy stood up against it.

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One tiny note from me:

I love Katy's willingness to step forward and provide representation for the bisexual community. I agree with her that LGBT representation is important. I also believe that people should come out for themselves first, rather than for others.

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