When I first ran for office, a group of my friends, mostly gay men, decided to sit down with me to determine “what Micah was going to be”, because he couldn't be bi.
They felt no one would ever accept a bisexual, so some said “say you're straight”, and others said “say you're gay”. Someone suggested that I should state to the Stonewall Democratic club that while I've had sex with men in the past, I just don't identify as a member of the GLBT community, which I took to mean that I was openly on the “down low”, which made no sense.
We finally decided honesty was the best policy
Read Full and Fascinating Article here:
Micah Kellner: New York’s Openly Bisexual Assemblyman
this article originally published in the Bi Social News by staff reporter Mizz M on August 11, 2009