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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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Recently, this experience, which has been labeled 'performative bisexuality,' has become common place in bars and at parties where two girls/women engage in same-sex behavior for the purposes of arousing men/boys.
Our temporary claims of bisexuality damage the credibility--and the dating field--of those whose bisexuality is far from temporary.
The type of discriminatory thinking that this comment represents--viewing bisexuality as an illegitimate orientation or a disingenuous way of retaining heterosexual privilege--is commonly experienced by bisexuals, as I learned during the course of my research.
The first is that bisexuality is usually some type of middle step that people must take in the process of coming out fully as gay or lesbian.
Although bisexuality often titillates on the big screen, for the most part such dalliances are characterised as instances of curiosity or transitory phases.
Audience members will have the opportunity to engage the cast members and producer in a conversation about bisexuality immediately following the performance, during a Q&A discussion.
As well as blazing the way for rising comic stars, Joe also wants to shine the spotlight on another area of his life - his bisexuality.
Freud's mixture of both sexes in bisexuality is critiqued for not first determining the unique properties of each, as is his evolutionary thought on sexual and societal development.
Part memoir, part casual ethnography, with friends and former lovers as interview subjects, and part celebrity journalism, as Baumgardner chats about her affair with Indigo Girl Amy Ray, Look Both Ways is stylistically more like a blog on bisexuality than a clunky theory book.
The writer's latest book is Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics, which tells the story of her life as a bi woman, analyzes pop culture's depiction of women who identify as such, and presents the ways in which feminism and bisexuality intersect.
As lovers they are doomed by Vince's bisexuality and as an act we can see the student overtaking her teacher.
Chapters discuss the social construction of homosexuality in Murdoch's fiction, feminist perspectives of Murdoch's fiction, meticulous Foucauldian scrutinies of "The Bell", "A Fairly Honorable Defeat", "A Severed Head", "The Time of Angels", and representations of bisexuality and transvestism in "Henry and Cato", "The Book of the Brotherhood", "The Philosopher's Pupil", "The Green Knight", and "The Black Prince".