Robyn Ochs

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Robyn Ochs (born 1958) is an American bisexual activist, professional speaker, and workshop leader.wikipedia
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Robyn Ochs (born 1958) is an American bisexual activist, professional speaker, and workshop leader. She has written frequently on bisexuality and LGBT rights and her writings have been published in numerous bisexual, women's studies, multicultural and LGBT anthologies.
The bisexual activist Robyn Ochs defines bisexuality as "the potential to be attracted—romantically and/or sexually—to people of more than one sex and/or gender, not necessarily at the same time, not necessarily in the same way, and not necessarily to the same degree."

Getting Bi

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She is the editor of the Bisexual Resource Guide (published annually from 1990 to 2002), Bi Women Quarterly, and the anthology Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World. Ochs, along with Professor Herukhuti, co-edited the anthology Recognize: The Voices of Bisexual Men.
Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World is an English anthology edited by Robyn Ochs and Sarah E. Rowley.

Bi Women Quarterly

She is the editor of the Bisexual Resource Guide (published annually from 1990 to 2002), Bi Women Quarterly, and the anthology Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World. Ochs, along with Professor Herukhuti, co-edited the anthology Recognize: The Voices of Bisexual Men.
Bisexual activist Robyn Ochs is the publication's editor.

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She is the editor of the Bisexual Resource Guide (published annually from 1990 to 2002), Bi Women Quarterly, and the anthology Getting Bi: Voices of Bisexuals Around the World. Ochs, along with Professor Herukhuti, co-edited the anthology Recognize: The Voices of Bisexual Men.
1 and the co-editor with Robin Ochs of Recognize: the Voices of Bisexual Men''.

Bisexual Resource Center

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Ochs helped found the Boston Bisexual Network in 1983, and the Bisexual Resource Center in 1985.
In 1987 The East Coast Bisexual Network (as it was then known) established the first Bisexual History Archives with Robyn Ochs's initial collection; archivist Clare Morton hosted researchers.

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Ironically, in an example of exactly the type of bisexual erasure she has spent much of her life fighting against, Ochs was publicly misidentified in the press as a lesbian.
Bisexual author and activist Robyn Ochs has argued that gay men are less possessive of their "gay" label than lesbians are of their label.

Brenda Howard

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Ochs received the 2011 Brenda Howard Award at the Queens NYC PFLAG chapter's annual awards luncheon on February 5, 2012.

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Robyn Ochs (born 1958) is an American bisexual activist, professional speaker, and workshop leader. Ochs teaches courses on topics including LGBT history & politics in the United States, the politics of sexual orientation, and the experiences of those who transgress the binary categories of gay/straight, masculine/feminine, black/white and/or male/female.

Talk show

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Ochs has appeared on a number of television talk shows, including Donahue, Rolanda, Maury Povich, Women Aloud, Real Personal, Hour Magazine and The Shirley Show, to discuss issues relating to bisexuality.

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Ochs has appeared on a number of television talk shows, including Donahue, Rolanda, Maury Povich, Women Aloud, Real Personal, Hour Magazine and The Shirley Show, to discuss issues relating to bisexuality.

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Ochs has appeared on a number of television talk shows, including Donahue, Rolanda, Maury Povich, Women Aloud, Real Personal, Hour Magazine and The Shirley Show, to discuss issues relating to bisexuality.

Seventeen (American magazine)

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She has also been in Seventeen and Newsweek.

Newsweek

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She has also been in Seventeen and Newsweek.

Bachelor of Arts

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Ochs has a Bachelor of Arts in Language and Culture, Latin American Studies from the State University of New York, Purchase.

State University of New York at Purchase

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Ochs has a Bachelor of Arts in Language and Culture, Latin American Studies from the State University of New York, Purchase.

Harvard University

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Additionally, she has a Certificate of Special Studies in Administrative Management and a Masters of Education from Harvard University.

LGBT

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Ochs teaches courses on topics including LGBT history & politics in the United States, the politics of sexual orientation, and the experiences of those who transgress the binary categories of gay/straight, masculine/feminine, black/white and/or male/female.

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Ochs teaches courses on topics including LGBT history & politics in the United States, the politics of sexual orientation, and the experiences of those who transgress the binary categories of gay/straight, masculine/feminine, black/white and/or male/female.

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She has taught the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Johnson State College, and Tufts University.

Johnson State College

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She has taught the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Johnson State College, and Tufts University.

Tufts University

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She has taught the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Johnson State College, and Tufts University.

MassEquality

Ochs has served on the Board of Directors of MassEquality, Massachusetts's statewide equality organization, since 2004.

Women's studies

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She has written frequently on bisexuality and LGBT rights and her writings have been published in numerous bisexual, women's studies, multicultural and LGBT anthologies.