The conversation about LGBTQ rights is never far from government. So perhaps it's not surprising that there are a number of notable male and female politicians who identify as bisexual. Some politicians who are bisexual are open about their relationships with men and women while other bisexual politicians never spoke about their same-sex affairs. Many of the most famous bisexual politicians worked hard for the rights of the LGBTQ community.
Who will you find on this list of bisexual politicians? Marina Baker appears near the top. The bisexual politician was the mayoress of Telscombe, Sussex, England. She was also Playboy Playmate of the Month in March of 1987. In the United States, Oregon Governor Kate Brown became the first openly bisexual person to lead a state when she took office in 2015. Canaan Banana, who served as the first President of Zimbabwe from 1980-1987, was believed to be bisexual. He was charged with sodomy in 1997 and served six months in prison. Other famous bisexual politicians include Angie Buhl, Daniele Capezzone, and Cheri DiNovo.
Are you surprised that so many politicians are bisexual? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
South Dakota State Senator Angie Buhl came out as bisexual in 2012. She has worked to stop a bill that would allow business owners to refuse services to same-sex couples.
Birthplace: Aberdeen, South Dakota