Journal article

Discrimination at the Intersections: Experiences of Community and Belonging in Nonmonosexual Persons of Color

G Lim, B Hewitt

Journal of Bisexuality | Routledge - Taylor & Francis | Published : 2018

Abstract

Researchers have established that both nonmonosexual, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) persons of Color face unique forms of alienation. However, little work has been undertaken to examine how these identities interface with one another. The authors conducted in-depth interviews with nonmonosexual persons of Color (n = 5) and nonmonosexual White persons (n = 5) residing in Melbourne, Australia to explore intersections of racial minority and nonmonosexuality. Nonmonosexual persons of Color simultaneously contended with heterosexism and homophobia within ethnoracial communities, and racism in White LGBTQ communities. These were typically insidious and subtle, but more exp..

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