Welcome!

Through the Intersections project, we hope to discover the rich tapestry of gender, sexuality, and relationship orientation.

We don’t exist in neat compartments. Each of us is unique and has unique experiences, and we believe we each have a unique story to tell that can help others. And we’d love to help tell your story!

If you’d like to be interviewed, click here to start the process.

This project is being done in cooperation with the Ohio University LGBT Center

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Michelle Wexelblat

Michelle is a bisexual, sapiosexual, polyamorous female who’s not femme except when she wants to glam up. She’s married to her husband of 21 years, has a grrlfriend of 2 years (who is engaged to a cis-male), and is developing a new potential relationship with a cis-male (who’s in a long term primary relationship with a cis-female). In this audio interview, we discuss her life, identities, and relationships.

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Valerie White

Valerie White is a 70-1/2 year-old bisexual woman who has been in an open residential triad for 21 years. Together, they are living as a family and raising their 13-year-old twins. Valerie is also the executive director of the Sexual Freedom Legal Defense and Education Fund and president of Unitarian Universalists for Polyamory Awareness.

You may also recognize parts of Valerie’s story from the book Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino.

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