Through this dominant paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures…

Through this dominant paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures…

Through this principal paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures that have serial, monogamous relationships with both women and men are rarely look over as bisexual since their previous relationships ( with a gender that is particular are dismissed as perhaps perhaps perhaps not significant. a vintage exemplory instance of this might be Willow (Alyson Hannigan) in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, who’s depicted as straight for the very first few periods, during which time she’s got a relationship with boyfriend Oz (Seth Green), and upon entering a relationship with Tara (Amber Benson) is afterwards depicted being a lesbian. Her previous relationships with and curiosity about guys becomes re written as “not real” (or perhaps not as as “real” as her newfound lesbian love) and so any prospective bisexuality is erased.

Too often bisexual presence requires people to locate relationship records which subvert the principal ideals of monogamy, even in the event they by themselves are regularly monogamous. Alan Cumming, bi and actor advocate, stated in a job interview on NPR’s outdoors in 2014:

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