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bisexuality

 [bi-sek´shoo-al´ĭ-te]
1. true hermaphroditism; the condition of having gonads of both sexes.
2. sexual attraction to persons of both sexes; exhibition of both homosexual and heterosexual behavior.
3. existence of the psychological qualities of both sexes, both masculinity and femininity, in the same person.

bisexuality

/bi·sex·u·al·i·ty/ (-sek″shoo-al´ĭ-te)
1. sexual attraction to persons of both sexes; exhibition of both homosexual and heterosexual behavior.
3. androgyny (1).

bisexuality

noun Sexual behaviour or attraction to both males and females.

Distribution of bisexuality
Men—1.8% are bisexual, 2.3% homosexual, 3.9% something else (e.g., not heterosexual).
Women—2.8% are bisexual, 1.3% homosexual, 3.8% something else (e.g., not heterosexual).

bisexuality

The inclination for, or capability of, sexual intercourse with either men or women. Bisexual behaviour is relatively common; genuine emotional neutrality in the choice of sex objects is very rare.

bisexuality

1. the condition of being bisexual or of being a bisexual.
2. hermaphroditism.

Patient discussion about bisexuality

Q. HOW DO I KNOW IF IM BISEXUAL? I WAS WITH HER ONLY ONCE...THOSE DA CONSIDER ME BISEXUAL?

A. thanxs...very helpful...wInk

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Mum worried I might get more problems in life because of my bisexuality but I think people are more liberal now.
Because the catalyst for stories on bisexual black men was the fear that these men were infecting black women with HIV-AIDS, most stories about black bisexuality (like, incidentally, most scholarship on black male homosexuality) included comments from public health officials.
The research I've seen convinces me that true bisexuality is in fact "relatively rare" in men, which is the phrase I used in my squib, adding that it's apparently more commonplace in women.
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If that weren't enough controversy, Ndegeocello has also never hesitated to speak out about her bisexuality.
Studies of human sexuality world-wide indicate that the incidence of bisexuality ranges from high to low prevalence in all literate and many nonliterate societies.
Given that "sexuality" and "gender" are not synonymous and that bisexuality and homosexuality are themselves very important in contemporary feminist discourse, Orr's use of "bisexuality" simply to suggest a relationship to gender roles that has little to do with one's choice of sexual partner saps the concept of much of its power to initiate significant negotiation about gender or sexuality.
The exotic becomes erotic process may be supplemented or overridden in cases of bisexuality, Bem theorizes.
YOKO Ono has spoken about her late husband John Lennon's long-rumoured bisexuality and revealed she is still scared of his killer.
Speaking on her bisexuality, Wood asserted that nothing was compared to when she tried to come out to her mother when she was 12 as she was so scared and cried so hard, and she could never get the words out.
On the other hand, particularly in Florence, attitudes towards homosexuality and bisexuality were, to a certain extent, more permissive than they are today.
As a bisexual person, I felt like I had a unique opportunity to create a show which could demystify stereotypes about bisexuality and also create a bridge between the straight and gay communities.