No Right Or Wrong?

1920 Words Dec 10th, 2015 8 Pages
The LGBTQIA+ acronym is always growing and changing, which sometimes makes it hard for those outside the community, and even those inside, to understand what each of the letters stand for. Because of these changes and complexities, many identities are often left out, misrepresented, or misunderstood. One of these identities is bisexuality. Bisexuality has many definitions and has many sexual orientation identifications that branch off of it, many of which have popped up in recent years. Yet, what people do not realize is that bisexuality, like many other sexual orientations, can be fluid and different for each person choosing to identify with it. There is no right or wrong definition; yet we normally only see one definition when bisexuality is talked about. And that is if it is talked about at all. Bisexuality is often left out of LGBTQIA+ representation, or is portrayed in a stereotypical way that makes it hard for those struggling with identifying their sexual orientation to find a label that fits for them.
The most common definition of bisexuality is found when you do a simple Google search of “bisexual”: “sexually attracted to both men and women.” Yet, looking up “bisexuality” gives you something different: “bisexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior toward both males and females, or romantic or sexual attraction to people of any sex or gender identity; this latter aspect is sometimes termed pansexuality” (Google). As seen from the…

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