bisexual


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bisexual

1. (of some plants and animals) having both male and female reproductive organs
2. a bisexual organism; a hermaphrodite

bisexual

[‚bī′sek·shə·wəl]
(biology)
Of or relating to two sexes.
(psychology)
Possessing mental and behavioral characteristics of both sexes.
Having sexual desires for members of both sexes.
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According to the study, bisexual women are 64 per cent more likely to report an eating problem, and 37 per cent more likely to have deliberately caused self-harm than lesbians.
From 2008-2010 Bilicious was featured as the only bisexual event in the festival.
Fewer than half (46%) of gay and bisexual men are aware that the current guidelines for people with HIV are to start antiretroviral (ARV) treatment as soon as they are diagnosed, and only a quarter (25%) know about treatment as prevention.
Bisexual women were twice as likely to report having serious anxiety as any other group, with almost 11% saying they had been distressed in the past month.
Undiagnosed HIV infections in gay and bisexual men rose from 7,370 in 2001 to 7,690 in 2010.
This project will help address the issues identified in the Through our eyes report by increasing employers awareness of their responsibility in terms of equality in the workplace, and further encourage them to embrace the importance of having a work environment which is welcoming to those who are lesbian, gay and bisexual.
Compared with heterosexual women with no same-sex partners or attractions, bisexual women were more than 5 times as likely to report childhood sexual abuse, while lesbians and heterosexual women with same-sex partners were about 3 times as likely to report childhood sexual abuse (Figure 1).
Almost a third of gays (27per cent) and bisexuals (30per cent) have had such an experience.
They're told 'You're confused-pick one,'" Lindley said of bisexual women.
The information for the report was collected through a survey taken by various Latin American activists, including activists who are not lesbian or bisexual but have worked on this issue.
Rates of primary and secondary syphilis are 46-89 times higher in gay and bisexual men than in other men, with rates of approximately 121 (range, 91-173) per 100,000 versus 2 per 100,000 individuals, respectively.
Several large international population-based studies with rigorous methodologies have suggested that gay and bisexual men may be at increased risk for a variety of health problems and health risk behaviours.