Casting Call: Bisexual Anti-Stigma Campaign Videos

Do you identify as bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer or another non-monosexual identity?

Are you attracted to people of more than one gender or sexually active with people of more than one gender?

Are you interested in creating supportive communities among, between, and for bisexual people?

If your answer to these questions is “yes”, then this casting call is for you!

The story:

Bisexual* people face stigma from straight, gay & lesbian communities, and are often rendered invisible.

Rainbow Health Ontario and The Public are collaborating on a province-wide initiative to raise awareness of bisexuality, correct myths, and honour existing support systems [bisexuals have]. Building on the This is our community poster campaign, we are creating a series of videos that will highlight real stories of love, support, friendship and allyship. It is the campaign’s aim to debunk biphobic myths, create bi visibility and combat anti-bi stigma.

The call:

We’re looking for bisexual* people and their friends, families and/or partners to speak, on-camera about how their relationship has been supportive of their bisexual identity. We are looking for stories of acceptance, safety, love and support. Both people must be over sixteen, be available to attend a taping on Sunday March 29th. Both people need to be willing and comfortable speaking on-camera about their identities and their relationship.

The details:

To apply, fill out the form below by midnight on Monday March 9th at 9am (DEADLINE EXTENDED).

The people:

Rainbow Health Ontario (RHO) is a province-wide program working to improve access to services and promote the health of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) communities. We provide valuable resources for all stakeholders including: community groups, service providers, researchers, policy makers and educators. RHO works to improve access to services for LGBTQ communities across the province. For more information, visit www.rainbowhealthontario.ca

The Public is an activist design studio specializing in changing the world. Just like the communities we work with and are a part of, we are rooted in principles of anti-oppression, sustainability and social growth, producing work that is creatively, emotionally and intellectually uplifting. For more information, visit www.thepublicstudio.ca

Questions?

Contact Sheila Sampath at sheila@thepublicstudio.ca or at 647 477 7474.

*Bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer or other non-monosexual-identity