National Bisexual Liberation Group

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National Bisexual Liberation Group
FoundedFebruary 1972 (1972-02)

National Bisexual Liberation Group was a bisexual rights advocacy organization formed in 1972 in New York City and active in the 1970s.


National Bisexual Liberation Group was founded in New York City in February 1972[1][2][3] by Don Fass, a New York psychotherapist.[4]

By winter of 1975, the organization claimed it had more than 5,500 members in ten chapters across the United States,[1] 800 members in their New York City chapter, and that more than 4,000 people had attended their New York City events.[4]


The organization had chapters around the United States, published a newsletter,[1] and advocated on bisexual rights.[4]

In 1974-1975, the organization held monthly parties and weekly group meetings. The organization also hosted occasional brunches and coffee socials.[4]

The Bisexual Expression[edit]

The organization published a newsletter, The Bisexual Expression, considered by some to be the earliest newsletter specifically for the bisexual community in the United States.[1][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "History of Bi Movement". BiNet USA. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  2. ^ Robyn Ochs and Liz Highleyman (2000). Bonnie Zimmerman (ed.). Bisexual Movement from Lesbian Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia. Garland. pp. 112–114. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  3. ^ Haggerty, George E. (2000). Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia, Volume 2. Google Books. Taylor & Francis. p. 120. ISBN 9780815318804. Retrieved July 1, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d e John Dececco and Naomi S. Tucker (June 11, 2014). Bisexual Politics. Google Books. Routledge. pp. 42–43. ISBN 9781317712466. Retrieved July 1, 2015.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)