In this particular dominant paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures…

In this particular dominant paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures…

Through this principal paradigm of monogamy, depictions of figures who possess serial, monogamous relationships with both women and men are hardly ever look over as bisexual since their past relationships ( having a specific sex) are dismissed as perhaps not significant. a classic exemplory instance of this will be Willow (Alyson Hannigan) in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, who is depicted as straight for the very first few seasons, during which time she’s got a relationship with boyfriend Oz (Seth Green), and upon entering a relationship with Tara (Amber Benson) is afterwards depicted as 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 love that is lesbian and so any possible bisexuality is erased.

Too usually bisexual visibility requires people to locate relationship records which subvert the principal ideals of monogamy, even though they by themselves are regularly monogamous. Alan Cumming, bi and actor advocate, stated in an meeting on NPR’s outdoors in 2014:

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