Bi men and women are at least one-third less likely to disclose their bisexual identities to their doctors than gay men or lesbians. “Rates of nondisclosure to healthcare providers were significantly higher among bisexual men (39.3 %) and bisexual women (32.6 %) compared with gay men (10 %) and lesbians (12.9 %).” – Journal of Sexuality Research and Social Policy
Bi women are almost 6 times more likely than heterosexual women to have seriously considered suicide, and 4 times more likely than lesbians. Bi men are almost 7 times more likely than heterosexual men to have seriously considered suicide, and over 4 times more likely than gay men. – Rainbow Health Ontario, Top Ten Bi Health Issues
Bisexual employees are eight times as likely to be in the closet compared to lesbian and gay counterparts. Only 7 per cent of lesbians and gay men, but 55 per cent of bisexual employees, are not out to anyone at work. – Workplace Equality Index 2010 – Stonewall
Between 1970 and 2010 there were 19 total grants for the bisexual population totaling $84,356. In comparison, Gay Men and Lesbian populations had 4,469 grants totaling $64,644,177 and Transgender/Gender Nonconforming populations received 1,029 grants totaling $16,748,928. 40 years, $84,356 for grants directed at the bisexual population of America. – “40 Years Of LGBT Philanthropy” by LGBTFunders.com
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At this time, no major LGBT organizations have bisexual projects, do bi specific outreach, or have bisexual board members.