Bisexual Women in the Twenty-First Century


Bisexual Women in the Twenty-First Century is an essential source of social and political critique, and a vital resource for anyone interested in the complex dynamics of human sexuality, regardless of sexual orientation.
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Bisexual Women in the Twenty-First Century is an essential source of social and political critique, and a vital resource for anyone interested in the complex dynamics of human sexuality, regardless of sexual orientation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560233039
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Contributors
Introduction: Beauteous and Brave: Bisexual Women in the Twenty-First Century 1
What's in a Name? Bisexual Women Define Their Terms 9
(Con)Tested Identities: Bisexual Women Reorient Sexuality 23
Stepping into the Same River Twice: Internal/External Subversion of the Inside/Outside Dialectic in Alice Walker's The Temple of My Familiar 53
Bisexual Female Adolescents: A Critical Analysis of Past Research, and Results from a National Survey 73
Queering Bisexuality 95
Are You Bisexual? Are You Human? 107
Cyborgs Among Us: Performing Liminal States of Sexuality 109
Musing on Pain, Love, and Others 129
Pride and Politics: Revisiting the Northampton Pride March, 1989-1993 143
Bisexual Women in Heterosexual Relationships 163
How Do I Get to a Bi-Bar? 173
British Bisexual Women: A New Century 175
Lesbian Love in the Swingin' Seventies: A Bisexual Memoir 193
Bisexual Women as Emblematic Sexual Healers and the Problematics of the Embodied Sacred Whore 205
The Relationship Between Women's Sexual Identity and Perceived Wellness 227
High and Low: Bisexual Women and Aesthetics in Chasing Amy and High Art 243
The "Weak" Subject: On Modernity, Eros and Women's Playwriting 267
Index 273
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