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Bisexual

(pronounced – bai-sek-shoo-uhl | ˌbaɪˈsɛksjʊəl)
Part of the Gayther: understanding and taking pride in sexuality series
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A bisexual individual can be defined as someone who is male, female, within the spectrum or as non-binary. Bisexual people are physically, emotionally and/or sexually attracted to individuals from both the same and opposite genders (male-female-male, female-male-female). Unlike those who identify as gay or lesbian, Bisexuals generally do not prefer one gender over the other. Bisexual individuals will often be referred to as bi or pan
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  ABOUT BISEXUALITY

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"I don't have a type. If I like you, I like you."

UNKNOWN
A bisexual individual can be defined as someone who is male, female, within the spectrum or as non-binary. Bisexual people are physically, emotionally and/or sexually attracted to individuals from both the same and opposite genders (male-female-male, female-male-female). Unlike those who identify as gay or lesbian, Bisexuals generally do not prefer one gender over the other. Bisexual individuals will often be referred to as bi or pan.

Other associated sexual identifiers:
    Bicurious (pronounced – bahy-kyoor-ee-uhs | bʌɪˈkjʊəɹɪəs) is a term referring to an individual who is attracted to the opposite sex; however, is also experiencing attraction to a person who is the same gender as themselves. Though experiencing attraction, they would not have yet had sexual relations or acted on their attraction
  • Pansexual – see pansexual

SUMMARY
  • Sexual attraction or desire for both the same and opposite gender
  • Bisexual people are, also known as Bi and PanBisexual individuals, will not have a preference for one gender over the other

  STATISTICS

  • It is believed that 1.3% of men and 2.2% of women around the world identify as Bisexual, making them the largest group within the LGBTQIA+ community
  • Bisexuality has been around for thousands of years and is referenced in numerous religious texts and scriptures from ancient Greece, Rome, Japan, and China
  • People born since 1965 are more likely to not identify as entirely straight or gay
  • People of colour are more likely to be bisexual than Caucasians
  • Bisexuals are more likely to be attracted to people from across the gender spectrum than other members of the LGBTQIA+ community
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EXCEPTIONAL AND DIVERSE LGBTQIA+ COMMUNITY

Learn more about the exceptional and diverse global LGBTQIA+ community. Discover interesting facts, join in the fun with interactive games, learn more about the exceptional pioneers and advocates and take pride in all of the sexualities, gender identities and special groups. Discover all things LGBTQIA+ with Gayther today

  AWARENESS

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  Symbols & Flags

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  Colours

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LGBTQIA+ COUNTRY & REGION GUIDES

Learn more about this or other countries around the world. With over 234 country and 435 regional guides, Gayther guides provides you with all the information you need when planning your trip. From LGBTQIA+ equality to essential travel information, discover Gayther guides today

  SOCIAL MEDIA & APPS

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  TOP FIVE HASHTAGS

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#bisexual
2
#bisexualrp
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#bisexualpride
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#bisexualgirls
5
#bisexuality

  Smartphone Apps

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BC: Bisexual & LGBT Dating App
BC: Bisexual & LGBT Dating App
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Bisexual Amino
Bisexual Amino
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Bisexual Dating App - Purpled!
Bisexual Dating App – Purpled!
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Bix – Bisexual Dating App
Bix – Bisexual Dating App
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Loov: Bisexual Chat & Dating
Loov: Bisexual Chat & Dating
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 Social Media Resources

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DISCOVER HOW WELL THE COMMUNITY ARE TREATED..

From marriages and unions to the decriminalisation of same-sex relationships, discover how well each country treats members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Updated each year, you can learn of the positive and negative developments for every country worldwide. Learn more about LGBTQIA+ Worldwide equality today

  Gayther Resources

  COMMUNITY INSPIRED ARTICLES

GAYTHER AFFINITY

Gayther Affinity is a private platform for the LGBTQIA+ community and their friends. A space that gives you the freedom to be yourself, helping you communicate with and connect to people similar to yourself from around the world and from all age groups and backgrounds. Get involved with groups discussions, ask questions or quickly search for inclusive business, services, and events near you. Gayther Affinity is committed to safeguarding its users. Through a closed network where user registration is required and enforcing block/report policies and functions to stop online abuse. Signup for your free Affinity account today.

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DISCOVER WHICH COUNTRIES LEGALLY RECOGNISE GENDER IDENTITIES...

Gender and body dysmorphia affects many people each year. Many will feel trapped in the wrong body and look to transform their outer appearance to reflect their inner self. For those going through their transition, it is often a challenge and lengthy process. Discover how each country around the world legally acknowledges and treats gender identities

  PUBLIC FIGURES

  BISEXUAL PEOPLE

North Macedonia
Alexander the Great |  Macedonian King
Brazil
Anitta |  Brazilian Singer-Songwriter, Entertainer, Actress, Dancer
Italy
Giorgio Armani |  Italian Fashion Designer
China, People's Republic
Bai Ling |  Chinese-American Actor
United States of America (USA)
Ireland Baldwin |  American Model
United States of America (USA)
Margaret Wise Brown |  American Writer
United States of America (USA)
Paul Bowles |  American Classical Composer, Author
United States of America (USA)
Taylor Bennett |  American Hip-Hop Artist
Italy
Catullus |  Roman Poet
United Kingdom (UK)
St. Sukie de la Croix |  English Author, Activist
All of the people featured within the list are based on those who have shown support in the past or have publicly identified with a specific sexuality, gender identity, or cause. These individuals are featured because they are positive role models for the community and help others come to terms and identify with how they are thinking and feeling. How we identify is personal to us and being featured on this list is by no means meant to out or cause offence. Instead, highlighting exceptional individuals directly linked to the community
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EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE MAKING HISTORY

Over the past 50 years, the LGBTQIA+ global community has seen many positive developments, where the rights and protection for community members have greatly improved. The improvements and changes are a direct result of the exceptional individuals who stood up, often at great personal risk, to fight for and promote community rights. Discover more about some of these exceptional individuals today

  INFORMATION

  TERMS

(literal translations for popular languages)

English
bisexual
Spanish
bisexual
French
bisexuel
German
bisexuell
Mandarin
双性恋
[shuāng xìng liàn]
Arabic
ثنائي الجنس
[thunayiyin aljins]
Hebrew
דוּ מִינִי
Hindi
उभयलिंगी
Dutch
biseksueel
Portuguese
bissexual
Russian
бисексуал [biseksual]
Japanese
バイセクシュアル
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