#33 - Roe v. Wade + Bisexuals

Beau my God

12-05-2022 • 24 mins

On this hot-button episode, host Beau Bradley (He/They) discusses the implications of a the leaked, initial draft supreme court majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito, showing that the U.S. Supreme Court has voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, on the LGBTQIA+ Community.

He speaks from the heart on why thisis so dangerous for all folks, especially menstruators, people with uteruses, and minorities as a whole. He breaks down a list of landmark legal civil rights rulings in the U.S. based on the legality of Roe v. Wade, including anti-sodomy laws and same-sex marriage.  Beau then shares a personal exchange they had on Instagram.

Then they cool off their raging temper, by sharing the modern history (1900s-Today) of B is for Bisexual, with interesting comparisons between the 1920s and today.

Some out and proud bisexual celebrities that you might know include: Aaron Carter, Alanis Morissette, Aubrey Plaza, Azealia Banks, Cardi B, Carol Baskin, David Bowie, Frank Ocean, and Lady Gaga, there is a much more inclusive list with sources/quotes/etc., on www.bi.org .

Beau wraps up this episode with an FYI about upcoming event Pillars of Pride: Honoring our LGBTQIA+ Elders. This event, hosted by GenPride will honor seniors from the community, You can find out more about this event at https://genprideseattle.org/pop/

Ending with a brand new, self-written affirmation, Beau then leaves listeners with the message, Find out how to support the rights of people with uteruses, Check your gendered language, and believe in yourself!

SOURCES:

  1. https://www.politico.com/news/2022/05/02/supreme-court-abortion-draft-opinion-00029473
  2. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/what-is-roe-v-wade
  3. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2022/05/roe-overturned-bodily-autonomy-american-constitution/629780/
  4. https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/data/the-history-of-abortion-rights-in-washington-state/
  5. https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/opinion/2022/01/23/overturning-roe-would-also-devastate-lgbtqia-community/6621484001/
  6. Historicizing (Bi)Sexuality: A rejoinder for Gay/Lesbian Studies, Feminism, and Queer Theory by Steven Angelides
  7. https://www.nsvrc.org/blogs/Bi-phobia-series/bi-history
  8. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bisexual
  9. https://bi.org/en/101/bisexuality
  10. https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/evolution-word-bisexual-why-it-s-still-misun

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