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Bisexual means having romantic or sexual attraction towards more than one gender. In older source materials or discussion that does not recognise gender beyond a binary male/female understanding, it refers to attraction towards both males and females.

The Kinsey Scale ranks people on a scale from 0, meaning exclusively heterosexual, to 6, meaning exclusively homosexual. People ranked from 2 to 4 are often classed as bisexual,[1] while the range from 1 to 5 is more commonly recognised by bisexual advocates and organisations [2].

Bi History Resources

  • The Bisexual History Project tweets and facebook posts "on this day" bisexual history information each day.
  • Wikipedia has a history page predominantly about bi history in the USA.
  • BiPhoria publishes a bi history timeline on their website.
  • Jen Yockney's publication "Getting Bi In A Gay/Straight World" has a 3 page bisexual history timeline.
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  1. Mike Szymanski, "Moving Closer to the Middle: Kinsey the Movie, and Its Rocky Road to Bisexual Acceptance." Journal of Bisexuality 8.3 (2008): 287-308
  2. BiPhoria, "Getting Bi In A Gay / Straight World (2011): 14