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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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The proportion of women who were married or in a committed relationship was highest among lesbians (78%), intermediate among heterosexuals (69%) and lowest among bisexuals (60%).
Looking closely at the survey data, Lindley noted, both bisexual girls and boys were more likely to be high-risk for depression, stress and alcohol abuse when they were teenagers.
The lifetime suicide attempt rates in the lesbian, gay and bisexual populations range from 10 percent to 40 percent, compared with 0.
In commemoration of June 28--the date of the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York that marked the beginning of the gay rights movement--the Latin American and Caribbean office of the International Lesbian, Trans, Gay, Bisexual and Intersex Association, ILGA-LAC, launched the report Salud Lesbica y Bisexual en LAC.
As a professor of women's studies and as director of the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at the University of South Carolina Upstate, I have been a vocal supporter of bisexual identity and politics for many years.
Of 140 articles written about this movie in mainstream newspapers, none referred to the Jack and Ennis characters as bisexuals, let alone as men living on the down-low.
These rights are essential to our ability to live open and integrated lives as lesbians, gays, bisexuals and/or transgendered people.
Bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) students, perceptions of counselors, which interfere with meeting those needs and a pilot program for influencing those perceptions is discussed.
They organized their groupings of behavioural bisexuals (n=60) in terms of the participants' social context, whether homosexual, bisexual or heterosexual.
Open to theatergoers of all persuasions, this thought-provoking evening of bisexual-themed multimedia performance is deeply educational and celebrates the talent and culture of the bisexual community.
Several previous studies found higher rates of childhood sexual abuse among lesbians, gays, and bisexuals than among heterosexual women and men.
Except that men who claim to be bisexual (the research on women hasn't been done yet) haven't been accepted either by scientists or by people whose sexual orientation is less equivocal.