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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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Overall, in England there are 864,000 gay, lesbian, and bisexual people of all ages - an increase of 202,000 people from 2012.
Many organizations say they are not permitted to ask the sexual orientation or gender identity of board members, staff, or clients, thus making it nearly impossible to determine if bisexual (or pansexual and other folks in the bi+ umbrella) are receiving proportionate representation.
Many of these women/girl later denounce bisexuality, furthering the 'invisible-hypervisible' experience of bisexuality," she explained in an interview to bisexual.
The social isolation that many bisexual people face often limits their access to support and resources, the study found.
Bisexual women have higher rates of high blood pressure, compared with heterosexual and lesbian women.
Quantifying these risks and negative outcomes on a national scale is critical to protect the health and well-being of more than 1 million lesbian, gay and bisexual high school students," said Jonathan Mermin, MD, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, in a news release.
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The existing research demonstrates that bisexual people, including young bisexual women, experience negative mental health and SRH outcomes.
7) Since the committee member made this comment in 2009, much social science research about bisexuals has come to light, including data showing that bisexual women and men have much higher rates of suicide ideation than lesbians or heterosexual women or gay men or heterosexual men respectively, as well as other alarming health and mental health data, and the problems these data reveal may well be related to the level of stigma bisexuals face.
I explain how its manifestation in addiction services can form an emotional barrier for the bisexual client seeking treatment.
From 2008-2010 Bilicious was featured as the only bisexual event in the festival.
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.