Please enter a valid password. In the new study, a team of psychologists directly measured genital arousal patterns in response to images of men and women. Bisexuality Revisited. Start your Independent Premium subscription today.
In simplest terms, a bisexual person is someone who can be attracted to more than one gender; but adults and youth who identify as bisexual sometimes describe themselves differently.
The Independent's Millennial Love group is the best place to discuss to the highs and lows of modern dating and relationships. At the same time, both heterosexual and lesbian and gay communities were very popular with bisexual and gay men marked by misunderstandings and distrust of bisexuality in a word, biphobia.
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The high prevalence of people from the West on this list may be due to societal attitudes toward homosexuality. Most popular. Some people are primarily attracted to one sex, but have an occasional interest in another. Cancel Very popular with bisexual and gay men comment.
Lesbians have historically been seen as a more dangerous breed, a direct challenge to patriarchal structures, perhaps explaining why women may be more likely to self-identify as bisexual. Subscribe Already registered?
This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. LGBT people. But other researchers -- and some self-identified bisexuals -- say that the technique used in the study to measure genital arousal is too crude to capture the richness -- erotic sensations, affection, admiration -- that constitutes sexual attraction.