By Shiri Eisner
Depicted as duplicitous, traitorous, and promiscuous, bisexuality has lengthy been suspected, marginalized, and rejected through either instantly and homosexual groups alike.
Bi takes an extended past due, entire examine bisexual politics—from the problems surrounding biphobia/monosexism, feminism, and transgenderism to the perform of labeling those that establish as bi as both “too bisexual” (promiscuous and incapable of constancy) or “not bisexual enough” (not actively attractive romantically or sexually with humans of not less than assorted genders). during this forward-thinking and eye-opening ebook, feminist bisexual and genderqueer activist Shiri Eisner takes readers on a trip throughout the many features of the meanings and politics of bisexuality, in particular highlighting how bisexuality can open up new and fascinating methods of demanding social convention.
Informed by way of feminist, transgender, and queer conception, in addition to politics and activism, Bi is a thorough manifesto for a gaggle that has been too often silenced, erased, and denied—and a place to begin from which to release a bisexual revolution.
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Capable of speeds up to 20 mph, it carried its ama (outrigger) to windward, and its double-ended hull sailed equally well in both directions. To come about, the wind is brought abeam, and the sheet released so the sail luﬀs and the boat stops. The tack of the sail is untied from the bow and walked to the other end of the boat, which becomes the new bow. At the same time, the helmsman takes his steering paddle from the stern and moves it to what will be the new stern. The sail’s tack is then retied near the new bow, sheets hauled in, and you’re oﬀ on the new tack.
Or a Dock Unlike picking up a mooring, approaching a dock under sail oﬀers little room for error and rarely a second chance. Figure out what you are going to do before you do it. Take your time. Heave-to, or reach back and forth, before making your move. Check the wind’s direction. Does it shift inside the dock basin, and is it gusting? Check for currents, and watch for boat traﬃc. Lower the centreboard for stability and better steering. Get docklines out, make them fast to bow and stern cleats, and lead them so they run fair (not over or around anything).
49 Slowing Down I’m sure that all of what you’ve read so far has been a lot to take in, and you probably won’t be able to remember half of it the ﬁrst time you go out. Everything will seem to be happening at once, and often at an overwhelming pace. Which is why there are going to be times when you’ll want to slow down, have some time to catch your breath, and think things through. The problem is that, unlike a car or motorboat, a sailing boat needs to be moving in order for you to maintain control.