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

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

Through this principal paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures that have serial, monogamous relationships with both women and men are hardly ever look over as bisexual since their past relationships ( having a gender that is particular are dismissed as perhaps perhaps maybe not significant. a vintage exemplory case of this might be Willow (Alyson Hannigan) in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, that is depicted as straight when it comes to 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 being a lesbian. Her previous relationships with and curiosity about males becomes re written as “not real” (or otherwise not as as “real” as her newfound love that is lesbian and so any prospective bisexuality is erased.

Too visibility that is often bisexual people to locate relationship records which subvert the principal ideals of monogamy, even when they by themselves are regularly monogamous. Alan Cumming, star and bi advocate, stated in an meeting on NPR’s outdoors in 2014:

“I had previously been hitched to a lady. Before that a relationship had been had by me with a guy. When I had another relationship with a female, and I also ever since then have experienced relationships with guys. Continue reading “In this paradigm that is dominant of, depictions of figures…”