In this paradigm that is dominant of, depictions of figures…

In this paradigm that is dominant of, depictions of figures…

Inside this principal paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures that have serial, monogamous relationships with both women and men are seldom look over as bisexual since their previous relationships ( having a gender that is particular are dismissed as maybe maybe perhaps not significant. a vintage illustration of this will be Willow (Alyson Hannigan) in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, that is depicted as straight for the first couple of 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 as being a lesbian. Her previous relationships with and curiosity about guys becomes re written as “not real” (or otherwise not as as “real” as her newfound lesbian love) and so any possible bisexuality is erased.

Too frequently bisexual presence requires individuals to locate relationship records which subvert the dominant ideals of monogamy, even when they by themselves are regularly monogamous. Alan Cumming, bi and actor advocate, stated in an meeting on NPR’s outdoors in 2014:

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