Thanks to years of hard work by LGBT activists, people in certain corners of the world feel more comfortable about coming out than ever before. And yet, dating a man who identifies as bisexual remains a taboo. But by seeing bisexuality as a deal-breaker, heterosexual women might not only be unwittingly dodging perfectly decent partners, but the best. Research has found that men who are bisexual - and feel comfortable being out - are better in bed - and the relationship develops - more caring long-term partners and fathers. Some women who took part in an Australian study even said they would never be able to go back to dating straight men at all.
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One in three Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes, but Ulrike Boehmer, a Boston University School of Public Health researcher who studies health disparities in LGBT lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, says that cancer poses a particularly dangerous threat for members of the LGBT community, especially women. In a first-of-its-kind study published in Cancer, Boehmer , an SPH associate professor of community health sciences, reports that women who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual LGB have less access to care after cancer treatment compared to heterosexual women. Post-cancer care is extremely important to prevent recurrences, detect early warning signs, and screen for long-term effects of cancer treatments, making these findings particularly troubling, Boehmer says. The end result? LGB women have poorer physical and mental quality of life post cancer. For the LGBT community, cancer poses numerous threats, in particular.
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When my boyfriend suggested I move in with him and his wife, I laughed directly in his face. It was one thing to date a married man, it was another thing for all of us to live together in a cramped apartment. Still I gave him — and subsequently polyamory — a shot because I loved him, and he loved me… and her. This differs from open relationships, where partners are okay with having sex with other people, but do not want them falling in love with someone else. Now, however, thanks to the research of Dr.
The report illustrates that bisexual people experience alarming rates of invisibility, societal rejection, violence, discrimination, and poor physical and mental health—often at rates higher than their lesbian and gay peers. Heron Greenesmith, Esq. This report should serve as a clarion call to policymakers and service providers across the country: In order to fully serve the LGBT community, we must also fully serve the bisexual community. This is me! I'm a parent!