Q&A: Why is the bisexual community experiencing poorer mental health?
Studies suggest that bisexual women and men are less likely to disclose their sexuality despite experiencing far poorer mental health than gay men or lesbians, including high rates of attempted suicide. We speak with Julia Taylor, from the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at La Trobe University, to discuss the findings of her recent patient survey.
Australian Doctor: Can you explain the importance of your study?
Julia Taylor: We conducted a cross