Note: I won't be having Poly Roundups as the Gentle Butch anymore -- I will answer these questions individually and with the loving attention they deserve. I am a 49-year-old bisexual cisman who has been partnered for more than ten years with two older het-married women. One of them is polyamorous; the other is not. So when … Continue reading Poly Roundup
Month: November 2015
How Can I Convince My Four-Year-Old That Gender Binaries Are Artificial?
My four-year-old child persists in thinking that certain things are okay for girls and not okay for boys, despite numerous attempts on my part to clear this up for her. The voice of her friends is stronger than evidence I have displayed to the contrary or me just flat-out disputing her claims. How can I convince … Continue reading How Can I Convince My Four-Year-Old That Gender Binaries Are Artificial?
How Do I Protect My Bisexual Teen Daughter?
My delightful, amazing, young teen daughter is bi. Her friends know and her immediate family knows, but she hasn’t discussed her sexuality with the extended family. She doesn’t want to talk to them about it, but she’s a pretty open person, so they are likely to know sooner or later (probably sooner, thanks to social media). Can … Continue reading How Do I Protect My Bisexual Teen Daughter?