Duhaime's Law Dictionary


Bisexual Definition:

Individuals who experience sexual attraction to males and females.

Related Terms: Sexual Orientation, Gay, Homosexuality

A form of sexual orientation not exclusively attracted towards men or women, but to both.

In their Second Edition (2006) of Human Sexuality, Levay and Valente suggesty:

"Bisexual men and women are people who experience a significant degree of sexual attraction to both sexes....

"Antipathy towards bisexuals (is called) biphobia."

REFERENCES:

  • Levay, Simone and Valente, Sharon, Human Sexuality, 2nd Ed. (Sunderland, Massachsetts: Sinauer Associates Inc, Publishers, 2006), at page 476.

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