Bisexuals: Gender Affect In Different Cultures

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Gender is a cultural construct as opposed to sex, which is biologically defined. Used to classify attitudes, behaviors and other forms of expression, gender is applied in different ways by different cultures. In dominant Western society, the concept of gender is rigidly defined and limited to a male/female dichotomy. Bisexuals are people who are affectional, romantically, and/or sexually attracted to people of the same or opposite sex. They may or may not be non-monogamous or even sexually active. (Greenblatt, 2010)
Bisexuality can be described as feelings of persons- men or women- who achieve their sexual or erotic attention to both sexes engaging in either sexual or sensual relationship with people of either sex. However, a person having bisexual feelings may not be attracted to both sexes, at one time, and the level of attraction also varies during different periods. Although insignificant research have been conducted on bisexual people and specifically on how they live, but studies have shown that bisexuals are not such types of people whose orientation is entirely homosexual rather they have also heterosexual sex on their side. (Burleson, 2005)
According to Ochs (2005) Interests, activities, opinion, and beliefs of every person exhibits lifestyles of people representing the way people spend their time and what their views are on social, political, and economic issues. Lifestyles of people impact their way of thinking and the choice of people with whom they
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