Bisexuality Does Not Exist On A “Spectrum”
The reason that bisexuality doesn’t exist on a spectrum between homosexuality and heterosexuality is because bisexuality is not a combination of the two. Bisexuals are not somehow “half gay” and “half straight”. They are bisexual. The prefix “bi” merely incorporates attraction to “same/similar” and “different” genders, thus giving bisexuality its own meaning. The notion that bisexuality lies between homosexuality and heterosexuality on a “spectrum” or a “sliding scale” must be done away with. This notion stems from the belief that there are only two extremes in sexuality, which isn’t the case. Bisexuality (and sexuality in general) is fluid, but it’s existence should not depend on homosexuality and heterosexuality. Bisexuality can stand on its own, since it is its own identity.