Ward first came out to a small group of friends in One friend told him she thought bisexual men were disgusting and that she would never date one.
Studies show that bisexuals often Bisexual dating Phoenix Arizona difficulty finding acceptance. According to GLAADthey experience "alarming rates of invisibility, societal rejection, violence, discrimination, and poor Arizon and mental health—often at rates higher than their lesbian and gay peers.
Ward went back to hiding his sexuality when he heard that some friends were making jokes about him behind his back.
He said Bisexual dating Phoenix Arizona made the decision after a close friend died from cancer. Why I Proudly Identify as Bisexual. But Ward had trouble finding a community for bisexuals where he lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
InWard started Fluid Arizonaa group for people who are attracted to more than one gender. He organized dinners, events at bars, Halloween parties, and other get-togethers that gave the bisexual community a space to meet.
Around the same time, Ward was posting videos of himself on YouTube talking about his Bisexual dating Phoenix Arizona. Datnig started getting emails from people across the country. After coming out to his friends and family, Ward came out to coworkers at a manufacturing company where he used to work.
He said the coworker apologized.
Coming out has mostly been a positive experience, according to the year-old. In September, Ward accepted an invitation to the Bisexual Community Briefing at the White House, where he spoke about workplace discrimination.
And in January, he began dating an old crush he reconnected with on Facebook. The two men secretly liked each other in junior high school, he said.
The advocate said he hopes to turn Fluid Arizona into a nonprofit.
He is happy bisexual people have a safe space within the community. Julie Compton is a freelance journalist in Brooklyn, New York. Sections U.
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