American Institute of Bisexuality
The American Institute of Bisexuality (AIB) is a charity founded on July 23, 1998, by sex researcher, psychiatrist and bisexual rights activist Fritz Klein to promote research and education about bisexuality.
AIB produces the Journal of Bisexuality, a quarterly academic journal focusing on issues relating to bisexuality. In addition, it runs bi.org, an education and outreach site for the general public, which provides accessible, science-based information on (bi)sexuality and helps create bi visibility by highlighting the lives of both famous and everyday bi people.
AIB maintains a division known as the Bi Foundation that conducts outreach, community building, and education across the globe. The Institute is a Delaware non-profit corporation qualified for tax purposes as a private foundation under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
In June 2013, the American Institute of Bisexuality and the Bisexual Organizing Project funded the first BiReConUSA, modeled on BiReCon (UK). It was co-chaired by Dr. Lauren Beach and Alex Iantaffi.
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- American Institute of Bisexuality — official website
- Bi.org — the public outreach site of the AIB
- The Journal of Bisexuality — the academic journal of the AIB