Through this principal paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures…

Through this principal paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures…

In this principal paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures that have serial, monogamous relationships with women and men are hardly ever look over as bisexual since their previous relationships ( with a gender that is particular are dismissed as perhaps maybe perhaps not significant. a vintage exemplory case of this is certainly Willow (Alyson Hannigan) in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, that is depicted as straight when it comes to first couple of seasons, during which time she’s got a relationship with boyfriend Oz (Seth Green), and upon entering a relationship with Tara (Amber Benson) is later depicted 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 visibility that is often bisexual people 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 oxygen 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 “Through this principal paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures…”