(noun) Emotional, physical, romantic, or sexual attraction to members of the same and opposite sex based on a binary of female and male.
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- A (adjective) bisexual individual is not necessarily attracted to both sexes at the same time or in the same manner and extent.
- Biphobia is a “fear” of bisexual individuals and bicuriosity (bi-curiosity or bicuriousity) is an expressed or unexpressed sexual or emotional interest in both men and women.
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Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “bisexuality.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 26, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/bisexuality/).
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bisexuality. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/bisexuality/
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“bisexuality.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 26 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/bisexuality/>.