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Famous Bisexual Women


When women are bisexual, their relationships with men are often acknowledged in the media, but their women lovers are conveniently ignored. These famous women have all loved both women and men have or have come out as bisexual.

1. Kate Brown - Oregon Secretary of State

Kate Brown at Portland Pride
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When Kate Brown was elected Oregon Secretary of State she became the highest ranking openly bisexual women in the country.

2. Marlene Dietrich - Movie Star

Marlene Dietrich
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In the movie Morocco, Marlene Dietrich dresses in drag and kisses another woman. She was also bisexual in real life.

3. Frida Kahlo - Artist

Frida Kahlo
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Frida Kahlo, the surrealist painter's most famous relationship was with Diego Rivera, but she also had many women lovers.

4. Drew Barrymore - Actress

Drew Barrymore is Bisexual
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Drew Barrymore's relationships with men have been public, but her bisexuality was kept hidden for some time. Finally in 2003 Barrymore admitted she is bisexual.

5. Angelina Jolie - Bisexual Actress

Angelina Jolie
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When straight women are asked what woman they find most attractive, many of them pick Angelina Jolie. This beautiful actress is very open about the fact that she's had relationships with both men and women.

6. Nelly Furtado - Musician

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Although Nelly Furtado says she is bisexual, she also claims all people are inherently bisexual. How bi is she really?

7. Laurel Holloman - L Word Actress

Laurel Holloman as Tina in The L Word (Season 6)
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She plays a lesbian on The L Word and one of her earliest acting roles was as baby dyke Randy Dean in The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love.

8. Billie Myers

Billie Myers
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Billie Myers propelled to fame in 1997 with her hit single "Kiss the Rain." She went on to tour with Bob Dylan and played Lilith Fair. Although she was was rising to great fame, she suffered a silent depression that even she did not recognize.

Billie Myers spoke with Lesbian Life about coming out of depression and why she is a tireless advocate for gay and lesbian equality.

9. Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin is bisexual
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Anna Paquin stars in popular vampire TV show True Blood. She came out as bisexual to help spread the word for LGBT equality.  She won Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1993 at age 11 for her role in The Piano.

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