Within the LGBTQIA+ community, bisexual women face a two-sided coin of prejudice: hypersexualization and erasure. Despite initially appearing different, both hinge on the assumption that bisexuality is somehow performative (typically for the benefit of heterosexual men).

Neither feels good, but hypersexualization can especially reduce the idea of threesomes to a sad regurgitation of patriarchy window-dressed as kink. Martha Kauppi, a licensed marriage and family therapist, AASECT-certified sex therapist and author of "Polyamory: A Clinical Toolkit for Therapists (and Their Clients)," recontextualizes threesomes to be beneficial for all participants.

"To me, the perspective shift I would be looking for is: Are you thinking about this sexual adventure as a team sport? Or are you