Celebrate Bisexuality Day is observed on 23 September by members of the bisexual community and their supporters all over the world.
The day is celebrated in order to raise awareness about bisexuality and also to do away with apparent discrimination and prejudice towards people belonging to the bisexual community. It holds great significance for the bisexual populace.
Celebrate Bisexuality Day was first observed in the year 1999, after it was proposed by three American bisexual rights activists, Wendy Curry, Michael Page and Gigi Raven Wilbur. However, it got official recognition only in the year 2012, when Berkeley in California became the first city in US to declare 23 September as Bisexual Pride and Bi Visibility Day.
It is celebrated in memory of legendary British singer, Freddie Mercury, who was known for his relationships with both woman and man. September 23 happens to Freddie Mercury's birthday.
The day is mainly observed across the United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Sweden.
Check out some interesting quotes from famous personalities, which deserve to be shared on Celebrate Bisexuality Day 2015.
"Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night": Woody Allen.
"The adage that you are either gay or straight or you are lying. Well, that's not true. Bisexuality does exist": Clive Davis
"Bisexuality means I am free and I am as likely to want to love a woman as I am likely to want to love a man, and what about that? Isn't that what freedom implies?": June Jordan
"Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality and bondage are all facts of life, and our fiction should reflect that": Rick Moody
"You know, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender- people are people": Judith Light
"I have been kind of toying around with the bi thing in my head. I wouldn't ever give myself the label 'bisexual', but bi-curious? Yea": Adam Lambert
"Everyone has people in their lives that are gay, lesbian or transgender or bisexual. They may not want to admit it, but I guarantee they know somebody": Billie Jean King
"I am Anna Paquin. I am bisexual and I give a damn": Anna Paquin
"I am not lesbian, I am not bisexual, I am not straight. I am just curious": Alice Walker
"I have no question in my mind about being bisexual. But I am also a hypocrite. I would never date a girl who is bisexual because that means they also sleep with men and men are so dirty that I would never sleep with a girl who had slept with a man": Megan Fox