The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Since , social scientists have studied the General Social Survey to chart the complexities of social change in the United States. The survey, which is conducted every couple of years, asks respondents their attitudes on topics ranging from race relations to drug use. In , the survey started including a question on sexual identity.
Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Health Issues
Lesbian and Bisexual Women Health | CDC
Bisexuals, who account for about four-in-ten LGBT adults in the United States, stand apart from gay and lesbian adults in many ways, such as the fact that they are less likely to view their sexual orientation as central to their identity. The experience of coming out to friends and family can be complex. Among those who did come out, bisexual adults report somewhat different experiences from gays and lesbians. Gays and lesbians are somewhat less likely to report being solely attracted to one gender.
Lesbian and Bisexual Women
Women are more likely than men to cheat on their spouses with a same-sex partner, studies suggest. Men tend to choose a sexuality and stick with it, experts agree. Women are sexual wildcards. After following the same women for a decade, she found that there were crucial differences between bisexuality and the sexual fluidity that otherwise heterosexual women experienced. Bisexuality is defined as being attracted to men and women.
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