Some characters just happen to be bisexual. They aren't sociopaths or polymorphously perverse incarnations of uninhibited slutdom ; they're just folks who can be attracted to both men and women. Bi the Way is uncommon in mainstream media though almost a logical necessity in others in part because a lot of both straight and gay people appear to believe that bisexuals are somehow 'cheating' by playing both sides of the field.
Characters who just happen to be bisexual. Some pass for straight or gay or allow others to make their own assumptions. Bisexuals are not portrayed so much for their mannerisms as their supposed habits.
Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction or a combination of these to persons of the opposite sex or genderthe same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender. These attractions are generally subsumed under heterosexualityhomosexualityand bisexuality  while asexuality the lack of sexual attraction to others is sometimes identified as the fourth category. These categories are aspects of the more nuanced nature of sexual identity and terminology.
Bisexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attractionor sexual behavior toward both males and females,    or to more than one sex or gender. The term bisexuality is mainly used in the context of human attraction to denote romantic or sexual feelings toward both men and women,    and the concept is one of the three main classifications of sexual orientation along with heterosexuality and homosexualityall of which exist on the heterosexual—homosexual continuum. A bisexual identity does not necessarily equate to equal sexual attraction to both sexes; commonly, people who have a distinct but not exclusive sexual preference for one sex over the other also identify themselves as bisexual. Scientists do not know the exact cause of sexual orientation, but they theorize that it is caused by a complex interplay of genetichormonaland environmental influences   and do not view it as a choice.
The aspect of works of fiction where there is a lack of bisexual characters despite the definite existence of bisexual people in Real Life at least 1. Although some series don't address any sexuality specifically, even gay characters tend to be more numerous. Almost any character in a same-gender relationship or professing a same-gender attraction is assumed by the others to be either gay or joking.
By Zachary Zane. It has been known for the past few years that women who are bi experience higher rates of sexual violence than their straight and lesbian counterparts. According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence surveynearly a half of bi women have experienced rape at some point in their lifetime.
Okay, so Drew Barrymore says she's bisexual -but what does that really mean? Even if you think you know, trust me, it's more complicated than you probably realize. What bisexuality looks like in practice is often super-nuanced, according to Joe KortPh.
There is a lot of confusion about the concept of bisexuality. Others are completely heterosexual, bonding in sexual and intimate relationships only with people of another sex. But what about everybody else? A significant percentage of people do not fit neatly into either of these categories, because they experience sexual and emotional attractions and feelings for people of different genders at some point during their lives.
On the Kinsey Scaleasexuality is denoted with an "X. Bi is a shortened form of bisexual and is often used as an identity label. The bi umbrella refers to the fact that bisexual is a broad term for a sexual orientation.